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Department of History


6026A Academic Quadrangle, (604) 291-3521 Tel, (604) 291-5837 Fax, www.sfu.ca/history

Chair

H.J.M. Johnston BA (Tor), MA (WOnt), PhD (Lond)

Professors Emeriti

C.R. Day BA (Stan), MA, PhD (Harv)

E.R. Ingram MA (Oxf), PhD (Lond), FRHistS

D.S. Kirschner BA, MA, PhD (Iowa)

R.C. Newton BA (Rutgers), MA, PhD (Flor)

Jack and Nancy Farley Endowed University Professor

J. Parr BA (McG), MA, PhD (Yale), FRSCan

Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Chair in Hellenic Studies

A. Gerolymatos BA (C'dia), MA, PhD (McG)

Professors

R.E. Boyer BA (Westmount), MA (Wash), PhD (Conn)

W.L. Cleveland BA (Dartmouth), MA, PhD (Prin)

R.K. Debo BA, MA, PhD (Nebraska)

P.E. Dutton BA (WOnt), MA, PhD (Tor), MSD (Pontif Inst Tor)*

M.D. Fellman AB (Mich), PhD (Northwestern)

D.P. Gagan BA, MA (W Ont), PhD (Duke)

J.F. Hutchinson BA (Tor), MA (Br Col), PhD (Lond)

H.J.M. Johnston BA (Tor), MA (WOnt), PhD (Lond)

J.M. Kitchen BA, PhD (Lond), FRHistS, FRSCan

J.I. Little BA (Bishop's), MA (New Br), PhD (Ott)

J. Parr BA (McG), MA, PhD (Yale), FRSCan

M.L. Stewart BA (Calg), MA, PhD (Col)**

J.O. Stubbs BA (Tor), MSc (Lond), DPhil (Oxf)

Associate Professors

J.S. Craig BA, MA (Car), PhD (Camb)

C.I. Dyck BA, MA (Sask), DPhil (Sus)

H. Gay BSc, PhD (Lond), D Phil (Sus)

A. Gerolymatos BA (C'dia), MA, PhD (McG)

M. Leier BA, MA (S Fraser), PhD (Mem)

T.M. Loo BSc (Br Col), MA (Tor), PhD (Br Col)

D. MacLean BA (NY State), MA, PhD (McG)

H. Pabel BA, MA (Tor), PhD (Yale)

D.A. Ross MA (Aberd), PhD (Lond)

A. Seager BA, MA (McG), PhD (York)

Assistant Professors

L. Armstrong BA, MA (Dal), MDiv, MA, PhD (Tor)*

K. Ferguson BA (McG), MA, PhD (Duke)

J. Matsumura BA (Tor), MA, PhD (York)

M. Prokopow, BA (Vic), MA (New Br), PhD (Harv)

P. Raibmon BA (BR Col), MA (Duke), PhD (Duke)

L.K. Shin AB, MA, PhD (Princeton)

Advisors

Ms. H. Skibeneckyj, 6020 Academic Quadrangle, 778.782 -4429

Ms. T. Wright, 6025 Academic Quadrangle, 778.782 3446

*joint appointment with humanities

**joint appointment with women's studies

Major Program

Lower Division Requirements

Students must obtain at least 18 credit hours in 100 and 200 division history courses, including at least six hours in 100 division, to enter the major program.

Students should plan lower division work with upper division requirements in mind. The program offers a wide range of courses organized into three principal groups, providing ample opportunity to specialize in courses in any one of these groups, but for breadth of understanding, they must select courses from each group. A careful selection of lower division courses meets this requirement and lays the foundation for specialization in specific areas. For this reason, students are advised to take at least one course from each of the following groups of lower division courses.

Group 1 - Europe

HIST 105-3 Western Civilization from the Ancient World to the Reformation Era

HIST 106-3 Western Civilization from the Reformation Era to the 20th Century

HIST 215-3 The Making of the British Isles

HIST 216-3 The Ancient World

HIST 219-3 The Early Middle Ages

HIST 220-3 Europe from the 12th to the Mid-16th Century

HIST 223-3 Europe from the Mid-16th Century to the French Revolution

HIST 224-3 Europe from the French Revolution to the First World War

HIST 225-3 20th Century Europe

Group 2 - The Americas

HIST 101-3 Canada to Confederation

HIST 102-3 Canada Since Confederation

HIST 104-3 History of the Americas to 1763

HIST 201-3 The History of Western Canada

HIST 204-3 The Social History of Canada

HIST 208-3 Latin America: the Colonial Period

HIST 209-3 Latin America: the National Period

HIST 212-3 The United States to 1877

HIST 213-3 The United States since 1877

Group 3 - Africa, Middle East, Asia

HIST 146-3 Africa in Recent History

HIST 151-3 The Modern Middle East

HIST 230-3 The Expansion of Europe

HIST 231-3 The Origins of Modern Africa: Conquest, Resistance and Resurgence

HIST 249-3 Classical Islamic Civilization

HIST 251-3 The Western Imperial Presence in the Middle East and North Africa

HIST 252-3 Islamic India

HIST 254-3 China to 1800

HIST 255-3 China Since 1800

Note: Candidates for a history major may count one or both of WS 201 and 202 towards the required 18 lower division history credit hours credit.

All students must obtain credit in at least nine hours of lower division history credit before enrolling in upper division work.

Upper Division Requirements

Major students must obtain credit in at least 32 credit hours (eight courses) of 300 and 400 division work; 12 hours (three courses) must be in 400 division work. Courses must be distributed within all three groups. Students must take at least two courses from any two groups, and at least one from the remaining group.

Group 1 - Europe

HIST 310-4 Women and the Family in Modern Europe

HIST 311-4 Education and Childhood in European History

HIST 312-4 Poverty, Crime, and Madness: Society and the Outcast

HIST 315-4 Politics and Society in England, 15001707

HIST 316-4 English Society since the Mid 18th Century

HIST 318-4 Early Modern France

HIST 319-4 France since 1800

HIST 331-4 Germany from the Reformation to 1815

HIST 332-4 Germany since 1815

HIST 334-4 Russia to 1900

HIST 335-4 20th Century Russia

HIST 336-4 Absolutism and Enlightenment

HIST 337-4 The Balance of Power in Europe

HIST 338-4 World War II

HIST 339-4 The British Empire and Commonwealth

HIST 360-4 The History of Science: 1100-1725

HIST 361-4 The History of Science: The 18th Century to the Present

HIST 402-4 Renaissance Italy

HIST 403-4 The European Reformation

HIST 404-4 Religion, Society and Politics in England 1530-1640

HIST 405-4 Early Modern English Society

HIST 407-4 Popular Culture in Great Britain and Europe

HIST 409-4 Disease and Society

HIST 411-4 Class and Gender in Modern Europe

HIST 412-4 Marxism and the Writing of History

HIST 413-4 Britain and Europe in the Twentieth Century

HIST 414-4 The Impact of the Great War

HIST 415-4 Victorian Britain

HIST 416-4 The French Revolution

HIST 417-4 Modern French Social History

HIST 418-4 Modern Spain and the Civil War

HIST 419-4 Modernization and Reform in Russia 1860-1930

HIST 420-4 The History of Russian Foreign Policy from Catherine the Great to Stalin

Group 2 - The Americas

HIST 322-4 Atlantic Migration

HIST 324-4 Slavery in the Americas

HIST 326-4 The History of Native People in Canada

HIST 327-4 Canadian Labor and Working Class History

HIST 328-4 The Province of Quebec from Confederation

HIST 329-4 Canadian Family History

HIST 340-4 United States Foreign Policy

HIST 379-4 The Transformation of American Culture 1830-1900

HIST 380-4 Industrial Culture in Modern America

HIST 382-4 African-American History, since 1865

HIST 383-4 The American Dream in the Twentieth Century

HIST 384-4 North American Urban History

HIST 385-4 Canadian and BC Art

HIST 423-4 Problems in the Diplomatic and Political History of Canada

HIST 424-4 Problems in the Cultural History of Canada

HIST 425-4 Gender and History

HIST 426-4 Law and Society in Historical Perspective

HIST 428-4 Problems in the Social and Economic History of Canada

HIST 430-4 New France

HIST 431-4 British North America, 1760-1850

HIST 435-4 The Canadian Prairies

HIST 436-4 British Columbia

HIST 446-4 The Revolutionary and Early National Period in the United States

HIST 450-4 The Era of the American Civil War

HIST 451-4 Innocence and Corruption in Nineteenth Century American Myth

HIST 452-4 The US in the Progressive Era

HIST 453-4 The United States in Depression and War

HIST 454-4 Gender and Sexuality in US History

HIST 458-4 Problems in Latin American Regional History

HIST 459-4 Problems in the Political and Social History of Latin America

HIST 484-4 History of Women in North America

Group 3 - Africa, Middle East, Asia

HIST 343-4 Africa and the Slave Trade

HIST 344-4 East Africa

HIST 346-4 Central Africa

HIST 348-4 A History of 20th Century South Africa

HIST 350-4 The Ottoman Empire and Turkey

HIST 352-4 Religion and Politics in Modern Iran

HIST 354-4 Imperialism and Modernization in Asia and the Middle East

HIST 355-4 The Arab Middle East in the Twentieth Century

HIST 365-4 Self and Society in Imperial China

HIST 465-4 The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

HIST 467-4 Modern Egypt

HIST 469-4 Islamic Social and Intellectual History

HIST 473-4 The Making of South African Society

HIST 474-4 Modern Chinese Identities

HIST 481-4 British India

HIST 482-4 Emergent African Nationalism

HIST 483-4 The Struggle for Identity in SubSaharan Africa

Consult one of the department's advisors before beginning the program.

These interdisciplinary courses below have some Canadian history content.

CNS 160-3 The Social Background of Canada

CNS 210-3 Foundations of Canadian Culture

CNS 391-3 Special Canadian Topics

CNS 490-3 Canadian Intellectual Tradition

Concentration in Middle Eastern and Islamic History

Students may qualify for this concentration by completing two of

HIST 151-3 The Modern Middle East

HIST 249-3 Classical Islamic Civilization

HIST 251-3 The Western Imperial Presence in the Middle East and North Africa

HIST 252-3 Islamic India

plus four of

HIST 350-4 The Ottoman Empire and Turkey

HIST 352-4 Religion and Politics in Modern Iran

HIST 354-4 Imperialism and Modernization in Asia and the Middle East

HIST 355-4 The Arab Middle East in the Twentieth Century

HIST 465-4 The The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

HIST 467-4 Modern Egypt

HIST 469-4 Islamic Social and Intellectual History

Concentration in British History

Students may qualify for this concentration by completing

HIST 215-3 The Making of the British Isles

plus one of

HIST 315-4 Politics and Society in England, 15001707

HIST 316-4 English Society from the Mid 18th Century

and four of

HIST 339-4 The British Empire and Commonwealth

HIST 404-4 Religion, Society and Politics in England, 1530-1640

HIST 405-4 Early Modern English Society

HIST 407 -4 Popular Culture in Great Britain and Europe

HIST 413-4 Britain and Europe in the Twentieth Century

HIST 415-4 Victorian Britain

HIST 481-4 British India

Honors Program

In intensive, small seminars, students are encouraged to refine discussion skills, expository writing, and critical thought. No more than 30 students are enrolled at any one time. Those who wish to pursue the honors program apply to the program supervisor at the end of the fourth level. Those admitted must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.33 in all honors courses, and a minimum of 3.0 in all other upper division courses. The three required honors courses must be completed in three semesters in a fall/spring/fall/spring sequence and all other work must be completed within six semesters of program admission.

Honors students must complete the following.

HIST 300-4 Approaches to History

HIST 305-2 Honors Tutorial

HIST 400-4 Seminar in Historical Methods

HIST 498-8 Honors Essay

In addition to the 18 credit hours of honors courses, 42 upper division credit hours are also required. Students are encouraged to take courses outside the Department of History but at least 50 of the 60 upper division hours must be in history courses. For honors requirements, see "Honors Program"..

Minor Program

Students intending to enter the minor program must obtain at least nine hours of credit in 100 and 200 division course work in history.

Minor students must obtain credit in 300 and 400 division work, totalling at least 16 hours of credit, with at least four credit hours in each level.

Courses with appropriate historical content in the Department of Women's Studies, Latin American Studies Program, and Humanities Program will be considered by the Department of History for designated credit toward this minor. Such courses for the minor must have prior approval from the departments' advisors.

Minor in Labor Studies

Students must complete 24 credit hours, comprised of nine lower division and 15 upper division credit hours. It is the student's responsibility to ensure completion of prerequisite and other departmental requirements before choosing elective courses.

Lower Division Requirements

LBST 101-3 Introducing Labor Studies

plus two of

BUEC 280-3 Introduction to Labor Economics

CNS 280-3 Canadian Political Economy

ECON 103-3 Principles of Microeconomics

POL 222-3 Introduction to Canadian Politics

SA 202-4 Post-Industrial Society

Upper Division Requirements

LBST 301-3 Labor Movements: Contemporary Issues and Images

plus at least 12 credit hours from the following.

BUEC 384-3 Industrial Relations

BUEC 385-3 Collective Bargaining

BUEC 396-3 The Structure of Industry

BUS 484-3 Workplace Industrial Relations

CMNS 454-4 Computer Mediated Work and Workplace Communication

ECON 381-4 Labor Economics

ECON 480-3 Seminar in the Economics of Labor Market Policy

HIST 327-4 Canadian Labor and Working Class History

KIN 381-3 Psychology of Work and Human Performance

KIN 382-3 Physical Hazards in the Workplace

POL 356-4 The Political Economy of Labor

SA 340-4 Social Issues and Social Policy Analysis

SA 362-4 The Global Division of Labor

WS 308-4 Women and Work: Production and Reproduction

WS 310-4 Special Topics in Women's Studies*

*applicable only when the topic is relevant to labor studies

Languages Other Than English

Although not required for a BA in history, it is often useful to have acquaintance with a language other than English for many history courses. For this reason students, especially those who intend to pursue graduate courses, should consider including a second language in their programs.

Joint Major in History and Canadian Studies

For program requirements, see "Joint Major Programs"..

Joint Major in French, History and Politics

This joint major offers study of the language, history, politics and culture of French speaking people of Canada and the world. It prepares for careers in civil service, politics (with an emphasis on Canadian government and politics or on international relations), diplomatic service, international organizations, journalism, teaching and archival work. For further details, see "Joint Major in French, History and Politics"..

Joint Major in History and Humanities

For program requirements, see "Joint Major in History and Humanities"..

Joint Major in History and Latin American Studies

For program requirements, see "Joint Major Programs"..

Joint Major in History and Women's Studies

For program requirements, see "Joint Major in History and Women's Studies"..

Extended Minor Program

An extended minor program consists of the lower division requirements for a major and the upper division requirements for a minor. Other criteria may be set by individual departments and programs. A student must have their program approved by the advisor for the extended minor program.

This program requires 18 credit hours in 100 and 200 division courses and 16 hours in 300 and 400 division, with at least four credit hours in each level.

Public History

6025 Academic Quadrangle, 778.782 -3446

Advisor

Mrs. T. Wright BA (S Fraser), 6025 Academic Quadrangle, 778.782 -3446

Courses are designed for general interest and for pre-professional training in the public sector of history - in museums, archives, business, labor, ethnic and administrative history work. They can count towards majors, minors and honors in history.

A postgraduate diploma and a certificate program are available. Completion requires participation in one or more internships.

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Public History

This diploma is available for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree. The program is a historical study as it is practised in non-academic settings - in museums, archives, government agencies, cultural societies, conservation authorities, businesses, families, and other public and private institutions.

The program offers an opportunity for ordered and sequential study based on established undergraduate courses in Canadian and public history.

It combines core courses in history with optional ones in related disciplines, and it recognizes the importance of applied skills by requiring appropriate work experience or internship in the Public History program, or completion of a special project.

For information about the post baccalaureate diploma program general regulations, see "Continuing Studies"..

Program Requirements

HIST 301-4 Heritage Preservation

HIST 302-4 Archives Methods and Uses

HIST 303-4 Museums Method and Uses

and one of

HIST 435-4 The Canadian Prairies

HIST 436-4 British Columbia

Optional Courses

ARCH 336-3 Special Topics in Prehistoric and Indigenous Art

ARCH 372-5 Material Culture Analysis

CMNS 362-4 Evaluation Methods for Applied Communication Research

GEOG 344-4 Geography of Modern Industrial Societies

GEOG 375-4 Historical Geography I

GEOG 475-4 Historical Geography II

HIST 326-4 The History of Native People in Canada

HIST 385-4 Canadian and BC Art

HIST 424-4 Problems in the Cultural History of Canada

HIST 428-4 Problems in the Social and Economic History of Canada

To fulfil the optional course requirement, students may, upon the recommendation of the program coordinator, select a course not included among listed options, but with content appropriate to the program.

Internships consist of appropriate documented work experience, e.g. employment (normally two years or more) or substantial volunteer work in a historical institution, or participation in the public history Internship, or completion of a special project. Relevant coop education experience may be included.

Students without such experience wishing to participate in the summer job internship should contact the program coordinator. These jobs in archival, museum and other institutions will be supervised, paid and non-credit.

Certificate in Public History

The certificate program is available to those without a bachelor's degree. Credits earned in the program may be applied toward a bachelor's degree.

The program is interdisciplinary. It combines core courses in history with optional ones in related disciplines and it recognizes the importance of applied skills by requiring appropriate work experience or internship in the public history program, or completion of a special project. It also offers opportunities for students to participate in credit free academic and professional events.

Courses are available on a full or part time basis, during the day and evening, on the Burnaby Mountain campus, through Simon Fraser University at Harbour Centre and distance education.

Admission

Admission is governed by the University's admissions regulations.

Program Requirements

The student must successfully complete 24 credit hours, with 12 of these 24 credit hours earned by completing the following.

HIST 102-3 Canada since Confederation

HIST 201-3 The History of Western Canada

and two of

HIST 301-4 Heritage Preservation

HIST 302-4 Archives Methods and Uses

HIST 303-4 Museums Method and Use

The student must complete at least four courses (one of which must be history) from the following totalling at least 12 credit hours.

ARCH 223-3 The Prehistory of Canada

ARCH 336-3 Special Topics in Prehistoric and Indigenous Art

ARCH 372-5 Material Culture Analysis

ARCH 386-3 Archaeological Resource Management

ARCH 349-5 Management of Archaeological Collections

CMNS 261-3 Documentary Research in Communication

CMNS 362-4 Evaluation Methods for Applied Communication Research

ECON 101-3 The Canadian Economy

ECON 261-3 Resources and The Economy of British Columbia

GEOG 241-3 Social Geography

GEOG 344-4 Geography of Modern Industrial Societies

GEOG 375-4 Historical Geography I

HIST 326-4 The History of Native People in Canada

HIST 385-4 Canadian and BC Art

HIST 424-4 Problems in the Cultural History of Canada

HIST 428-4 Problems in the Social and Economic History of Canada

HIST 435-4 The Canadian Prairies

HIST 436-4 British Columbia

To fulfil the optional course requirement, students may, upon the recommendation of the program coordinator, select a course not included among listed options, but with content appropriate to the program.

Internships consist of appropriate documented work experience, e.g. employment (normally two years or more), substantial volunteer work in a historical institution, participation in the public history Internship, or completion of a special project. Those without such experience should contact the program coordinator. These jobs in archival, museum and other institutions will be supervised, paid, or volunteer and are non credit.

Notes:

Credits applied toward this certificate may not be applied toward any other Simon Fraser University certificate or diploma, but they may be applied toward major program or minor program requirements or toward a bachelor's degree under the normal regulations governing those programs.

At least 18 of the required 24 credit hours must be completed at Simon Fraser University. Credit for a maximum of two courses (totalling not more than six credit hours) of comparable content and level may be transferred from previous university/college study toward the requirements of the program upon the recommendation of the Department of History.

Non-credit seminars and lectures complementing public history study are strongly recommended. Writing improvement, legal research, and communication media skills are examples.

Certificate in Hellenic Studies

6219 Academic Quadrangle, 778.782.5886

The certificate, which requires a minimum of 24 hours of credit, is offered to students with a general interest in Hellenic studies and also to those interested in pursuing graduate studies in Greek history. Students planning to pursue graduate studies in Greek history are advised to take two language courses.

It is the student's responsibility to ensure completion of prerequisites for upper division courses.

Students may take special topics courses in place of the courses listed below with the advisor's approval.

Lower Division Requirements

Students must complete three of

HIST 216-3 The Ancient World

HUM 102-3 Classical Mythology

HUM 151-3 Ancient Greek I

HUM 152-3 Ancient Greek II

HUM 201-3 Great Texts in Humanities I

LANG 110-3 Introduction to a World Language I*

LANG 160-3 Introduction to a World Language I*

9 credit hours

*when offered as Modern Greek

A student who successfully completes all four language courses (HUM 151, 152, LANG 110, 160) need take only three courses from the upper division list.

Upper Division Requirements

Students must complete four of

HIST 308-4 The Byzantine Empire

HIST 309-4 Early Modern Greek History 1453-1821

HIST 421-4 Modern Greece, 1864-1925

HIST 422-4 Greece, 1935-1944: Occupation and Resistance

HUM 302-4 The Golden Age of Greece: An Integrated Society

PHIL 350-3 Ancient Philosophy

15 or 16 credit hours

Cooperative Education Program

Cooperative education is a system that combines work experience with academic studies. Students spend alternate semesters on campus and in paid, study related jobs which provide practical experience in the social sciences and interpretive skills and complements a degree in history.

Interested students can complete either a general coop program or have the coop work semesters qualify as the internship portion of the public history program. Arrangements for the work experiences are made through the department's coop coordinator and the University's Office of Coop Education. Please see "Cooperative Education"..



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