What courses do I require for the Major?

Majors need:

  • At least 12 lower-division History credits 
    • For Majors declared starting in 2015, six of these lower-division credits must be 200-level History courses
  • At least 30 credits from upper-division History courses, and no more than 24 credits in any one field (such as Canadian, European, Asian)
  • These History credits must include:
    • HIST 490 (3) or its equivalent (HIST 403, 466, 468)
    • At least 6 credits in substantially pre-modern history
    • At least 15 upper division credits in courses listed as HIST in the UBC Calendar