What is the Honours Program?
The Honours in History is a 120 credit hour program, equivalent to four full-time years of study (30 credit hours per year)
Students with a special interest in History may elect to enter the honours program on either a fuller part-time basis, for a concentrated challenging course of study.
The program operates within the general rules for honours programs of the Faculty of Arts as interpreted by the appropriate authorities in the Office of the Dean of Arts.
The History department offers work in eight areas: The Americas, Africa and Middle East, Asia, Canada, Medieval, Europe, General (e.g. Historical Methods), and Modern World.
Senior honours students participate in seminars, which usually meet for three hours once a week. Seminars offer an opportunity for interaction between students and faculty by discussing various readings and by presenting their own research.
Two programs are available:
Double Honours (where specialized work in history is integrated with specialized work in another closely related field)
Single Honours (which has a co-op program option)
Full details regarding admission to the programs, and the requirements once in the programs are available from the links above to the history programs in the undergraduate caleandar.
Advantages of the Program
Graduates of the honours program who have achieved at least a 3.0 GPA meet the minimum eligibility requirements for application to admission to the University of Manitoba/University of Winnipeg Joint M.A. Program in History (JMP).
They need not complete a Pre-MA year.
They are also qualified to apply to postgraduate programs elsewhere.