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History is the study of the past and the reason why change happens. This discipline is exciting and communicates a profound and practical understanding of how our world came into being. At Laurier, we study ordinary and exceptional people living in many places and conditions, from the ancient past to recent times.
Laurier’s History department teaches all periods from ancient to modern and is especially strong in the following topics:
Our program encourages you to specialize in what interests you, whether it’s cultural or art history, social or military history, or the history of crime or politics. We offer multiple degree options, travel courses and small-enrolment seminars.
Laurier’s History department focuses on developing analytical and communication skills. These skills are invaluable in such varied professions as law, education, journalism and public and international service. We also offer courses where we teach you to use digital applications such as web design, open source publishing and documentary video creation.
You can also apply for a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Master of Arts (MA) in History to receive two conditional offers of admission: one to undergraduate studies (BA) in History, and one to graduate studies (MA) in History.
These are a few popular academic opportunities that allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:
Check out other options to enhance your degree.
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