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History (BA)

History (BA)

brantford  brantford | Also available in waterloo

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To understand our present and future, we need to be connected to the past by comprehending the people, events, and ideas that have shaped our reality.

In the History program at Laurier's intimate Brantford campus, you'll learn from engaged faculty in small classes, have a community service-learning placement, try a field course, and undertake undergraduate research opportunities.

Program Highlights

  • You’ll benefit from small classes and independent research experiences.
  • History majors may opt to take a specialization in Public History.
  • Includes a Community Service-Learning placement in a museum or heritage group.
  • The People Make History Lecture Series features participants of historic events.

Sample Courses

  • History Detectives
  • The Two Koreas: Modern Korean History
  • Memory, Monuments and Museums
  • Crime, Sex and Scandal in 19th-Century Britain

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

  • Minimum admission range: low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range, based on last year’s admitted students: low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • English
  • Digital Media and Journalism
  • Human Rights and Human Diversity
  • Indigenous Studies

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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