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, 1701E, 1801E, 1803E, 1805E or 1810E and 2.0 additional courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%.
**8.0 of these courses must be designated essay courses
1.0* course: History 2201E or 2205E
2.0* courses: 1.0 each from two of the following three areas:
European: History 2401E, 2403E, 2404E, or
United States: History 2301E, or
World: History 2501E, 2601E, 2605E, 2606E, 2607F/G, 2608F/G, 2611E.
2.0 courses in History at the 2200 level or above, or Classical Studies 3400E, 3410E or 3450E (See note below). Students can count one of the Classical Studies courses towards the fulfillment of this requirement. 1.0 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. The third must be taken before year 4. To be eligible to progress in the Honors History program, a mark of 70% is required in 2.0 of the following courses (History 2201E, 2205E, 2301E, 2401E, 2403E, 2404E, 2501E, 2601E, 2605E, 2611E) and the 3.0 courses must be completed with an average of at least 70% with no mark less than 60%.
Note: The module must include 1.0 History course focusing on the pre-1800 period and 1.0 course in European History, 1.0 course in United States History, and 1.0 course in World History. The distribution requirements may be satisfied by required courses taken at the 2200 level and above. The same course can satisfy the geographical distribution requirements and the pre-1800 course requirement. Please see the History Department web site for lists of courses that satisfy the distribution requirements.