HIST 901 Approaches To History
An examination of major historical debates, schools of historical research and writing, and historical methodologies. This course is required for all Ph.D. candidates and open only to Ph.D. candidates. This course is marked on a pass/fail basis.
The Department of History shares John Watson Hall with Classics, English, and Philosophy. Department offices, a lounge, and graduate student study carrels are located in Watson Hall.
HIST 801, 828, 840, 865 and 901 are 6.0 credit units courses normally offered over two terms. HIST 898, 899 and 999 are 6.0 credit units. All other course are 3.0 credit units, 1 term courses.
Two session length courses and one session-length required course ( HIST 901 Approaches To History ), taken in the Fall/Winter terms of the first year of the program. Field requirements (1 major and 1 minor). Thesis proposal and qualifying exam. Defence of a doctoral dissertation. A research language, fulfilled by passing a departmental language exam or reading/translation course approved by the graduate chair.