Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021

Western Main Campus

Major MAJOR IN HISTORY
Faculty of Social Science - History



Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 course from: History 1201E, History 1401E, History 1601E, History 1801E, History 1807, History 1810E or the former History 1403E, the former History 1803E, the former History 1805E with a minimum mark of 60%.

Module/Program Information


Module
6.0 courses:

5.0 of these 6.0 courses must be essay courses. To ensure that students have a broad understanding of history, course selection must satisfy geographic and temporal breadth requirements (see footnotes 1 and 2 below).

1.0 course: History 2201E or History 2205E.
3.5 courses in History at the 2200 level or above.

This may include one of the following: Classical Studies 3410E or Classical Studies 3450E.
1.0 History course taken at the 2100 level can be counted if the student achieves a grade of 75% or higher.

1.0 courses in History at the 3000 level or above.
0.5 course in History at the 4000 level.

1. The Geographic Distribution Requirement – At least 1.0 History courses must be drawn from two different geographic and/or thematic and international areas

US: History 2300-2399; History 3300-3399; History 4300-4399
Europe: History 2400-2499; History 3400-3499; History 4400-4499
World: History 2500-2699; History 3500-3699; History 4500-4699
Thematic and International: History 2700-2899; History 3700-3899; History 4700-4899

2. Pre-1800 Distribution Requirement is satisfied by taking a 0.5 course from the following:

History 2401E, History 2403E, History 2607F/G, History 2812E, History 2818F/G, History 3301E, History 3401E, History 3402F/G, History 3404F/G, History 3412F/G, History 3602F/G, History 3604F/G, History 3605E, History 4412E, History 4603F/G, Classical Studies 3410E, Classical Studies 3450E. Special Topics courses that satisfy the Pre-1800 Distribution Requirement are listed on the Department website.