Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including 1.0 course from History 1201E, 1401E, 1403E, 1601E, 1801E, 1803E, 1805E, 1807 or 1810E and 2.0 additional courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%.
8.0 of these 9.0 courses must be designated essay courses. Course selection must satisfy the geographical and pre-1800 distribution requirements described above in Distribution Requirements for the Honors Specialization, Major, and Specialization.
1.0* course: History 2201E or 2205E
2.0* courses: 1.0 course from two of the following three categories of Foundation Courses:
United States: History 2301E,
European: History 2401E, 2403E, 2404E,
World: History 2501E, 2601E, 2605E, 2606E, 2607F/G, 2608F/G, 2611E.
2.0 courses in History at the 2200 level or above. This may include one of the following Classical Studies classes: Classical Studies 3400E, 3410E, or 3450E. 1.0 History course taken at the 2100 level can be counted if the student achieves a grade of 75% or higher, though it will not satisfy distribution requirements.
2.0 courses in History at the 3000 level or above.
2.0 courses in History at the 4000 level.
* 2.0 of these 3.0 courses must be taken before year 3.
- Geographic Distribution Requirement: The Geographic Distribution Requirement is satisfied by taking 1.0 course from History 2300-2399, 3300-3399, and 4300-4399; 1.0 course History 2400-2499, 3400-3499, and 4400-4499; and 1.0 course from History 2500-2599, 2600-2699, 3500-3599, 3600-3699, 4500-4599, 4600-4699, 3701E and 3702F/G, and, if completed in the 2012-13 academic year or earlier, 2811E, 2812E, and 3707E.
- Pre-1800 Distribution Requirement: The Pre-1800 Distribution Requirement is satisfied by taking 1.0 course from History 2401E, 2403E, 2405E, 2407E, 2503F/G, 2607F/G, 2809E, 2901E, 3301E, 3401E, 3403E, 3423F/G, 3426F/G, 3604F/G, 3605E, 4403E, 4405E, 4412E, 4421E, 4501F/G, 4603F/G, Classical Studies 3400E, 3410E, 3450E. Special Topics courses that satisfy the Pre-1800 Distribution Requirement are listed on the Department website.