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Program Details


School: Trent University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: History, General
Description: History is a way to discover yourself and the world, a way to learn to see beyond stereotypes and simple answers, to discern the difference between assumption and fact. It helps us put our experience in a larger context, to understand the values, attitudes, and motives of other people, and to recognize the multiple and complex links between people and events, both in the present and the past. One of the many benefits of studying history, in this respect, is that it helps us to develop a sense of shared humanity. History courses can be both worthwhile and enjoyable for students interested in a wide range of academic disciplines. War and revolution, women’s history, Aboriginal history, ethnicity, work, culture (both popular and elite), business, and applied history are only some of the themes that historians at Trent discuss in their classes. Our courses range across Canada, North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

The History Department at Trent University remains committed to small group learning and close faculty-student interaction. Our courses emphasize the development of diverse research and communications skills. They teach students to locate, analyze and interpret different kinds of sources, and they promote the ability to organize and communicate results through writing, discussion, and presentations. Employers, community leaders, and graduates have identified history courses as dynamic grounding for careers in management, journalism, law, government, community work, and many other areas.
Website: History at Trent University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Careers: 1 career(s)

Admission Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*: 70 to 100
Prerequisites: These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade 12 English
  • Deadlines:
    Application Deadline Start Date
    September 1, 2015

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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