Attention History graduates

Be sure to review recent History program changes to breadth areas and to the major and extended minor requirements when making your program plan.

Review program changes

History


QUICK FACTS

Credential:
Bachelor's degree

Duration:
4 YEARS

Options:
Major, Extended Minor, Minor

How to apply

Start date:
January, May, September 

Location:
Abbotsford campus

Cost:
(Details)

FEATURES:

  • Field trips enhance classroom learning
  • Practicum provides work experience and industry contacts
  • Program eligible for financial aid

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Arts in History offers a major, an extended minor, and a minor. 

The program:

  • Study the past to understand the present
  • Gain a multitude of skills, including critical thinking, analysis, research, writing, and communication
  • Be introduced to Arts-based methodology
  • Work with an abundance of sources, whether written or oral
  • Enhance your learning in other disciplines
  • Learn about the diversity of perspectives on the past
  • Enhance your understanding of other cultures
  • Gain exposure to the history of people, places, cultures, and ideas
  • Prepare for careers in fields such as teaching, public service, law, archives, public history, research, and journalism  

 

In addition students can enhance their degrees and obtain additional certificates in

CAREER EXPECTATIONS

Historians work in:

  • Museums
  • Editing and Publishing
  • Archives
  • Historic Preservation
  • Corporations
  • Federal, Provincial, and Municipal Geovernments
  • Consulting and Contracting
  • Classrooms; Schools, Colleges, and Universities

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

View entrace requirements in the UFV Academic Calendar

OTHER ADMISSION CATEGORIES

This program is open to international students

UPGRADING OPTIONS

Students who donot meet the entrance requirements can upgrade in order to meet prerequisites for university classes.

Make an appointment with an Upgrading and University Preparation advisor to discuss your upgrading needs. 

QUESTIONS?

Nicole Kungle
Phone: 604-557-4075
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441 ext. 4075
Email: nicole.kungle@ufv.ca

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