Office of the Registrar
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2010/2011)
6.2 Major in Historical Studies

Program Chair: Dr. O.U. Janzen

The Major consists of a minimum of 42 credit hours in History courses and 15 additional credit hours drawn from a prescribed list of courses from other disciplines.

The student must complete:

  1. History 1100, 1101, 3840 and 4950.

  2. Twelve credit hours from courses in each of the two following categories:

  3. Six credit hours in 4000-level History courses. Prerequisite: At least six credit hours at the 3000 level, or permission of the Chair.

  4. Fifteen credit hours chosen from:


    These are courses that are thematically or methodologically relevant to the study of History (students may be allowed to take others with permission of the Program Chair). Applicable courses used to satisfy the Minor requirements may also be counted as Historical Studies credits. No more than 6 credit hours from any one discipline will be counted toward Historical Studies Major.

  5. Students will normally be allowed to register in History courses having the initial digit '3' only after they have successfully completed 6 credit hours in courses having the initial digit '2'.

  6. Students are required to take 6 credit hours in history (in addition to History 1100/1101) or have permission of the instructor before enrolling in any fourth-year history course.