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The General plan is a three-year Bachelor of Arts degree without honours. The plan details are similar to a History Minor plan, except the students in a General plan are required to complete 90.0-units to complete their degree. Students have the option of upgrading a General degree to Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree and the details of the process and requirement are outlined in section 3 of this document. Please see the details of the History General plan below. 

What it takes to be accepted to a History General Degree Plan

For more information on the Plan Selection Process, please see the Faculty of Arts and Science website

To be accepted to a History General degree plan you need: 

  1. Cumulative GPA of 1.9 
  2. 3.0 units of 100-level History   
  3. Minimum grade of C- in your 100-level History course (or BISC 100 or BISC 101)
Automatic Acceptance Cumulative GPA Course Minimum Grade
General 1.9 HIST 1## (or BISC 100 or BISC 101) C-


If you do not meet the above thresholds for a History General degree plan, you need the following to be placed on the Pending List:  

  1. Cumulative GPA of 1.6  
  2. 3.0 units of 100-level History   
  3. Minimum grade of C- in your 100-level History course (or BISC 100 or BISC 101)
Automatic Acceptance Cumulative GPA Course Minimum Grade
General 1.6 HIST 1## (or BISC 100 or BISC 101) C-

History General Plan Requirements 

Plan: Consists of 30.0 units as described below. 

Program: The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 90.0 units, will lead to a Bachelors of Arts Degree.

*Note on the revised degree plan: Students admitted prior to April 2021 are required to take 6.0 units of Canadian content courses, unless granted special permission from the Undergraduate Chair. 

Core 6.0 units    
A. 6.0 units from

HIST at the 100 level; BISC 100/3.0; BISC 101/3.0

Option 24.0 units    
A. 18.0 units  from HIST at the 200 level or above
B. 6.0 units from HIST at the 100 or 200 level
Notes  
A. It is recommended that all Option courses be at the 200 level or above. 

Canadian Content Courses

HIST_Canadian
Canadian History

Current Canadian Content Course Offerings  

HIST 104/3.0; HIST 105/3.0; HIST 124/6.0; HIST 208/3.0; HIST 209/3.0; HIST 210/3.0; HIST 219/3.0; HIST 224/3.0; HIST 242/3.0 (Fall 2021); HIST 242/3.0 (Winter 2022); HIST 242/3.0 (Winter 2022); HIST 254/3.0HIST 260/6.0; HIST 269/3.0; HIST 279/3.0; HIST 280/6.0; HIST 282/3.0; HIST 283/3.0; HIST 312/6.0; HIST 313/6.0; HIST 324/6.0; HIST 340/9.0; HIST 390/4.5 (FW 2016-17); HIST 391/9.0; HIST 393/3.0 (Winter 2011); HIST 401/4.5; HIST 416/4.5; HIST 425/9.0; HIST 431/4.5; HIST 433/9.0; HIST 436/4.5; HIST 439/4.5; HIST 458/9.0; HIST 467/9.0; HIST 467/4.5 (Winter 2021); HIST 476/9.0; HIST 481/4.5; HIST 485/4.5; HIST 486/4.5

 

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