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Department of History
Paterson Hall 430
613-520-2834
http://carleton.ca/history

This section presents the requirements for programs in:

Program Requirements

M.A. History (4.0 credits)

Requirements - Thesis pathway:
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
2.  1.5 credits in HIST at the graduate level at Carleton; up to 1.0 credit may be taken in designated public history courses; with departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit from courses with historical content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another accredited institution.1.5
3.  2.0 credits in:2.0
HIST 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis
Total Credits4.0
Requirements - Research Essay pathway:
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
2.  2.0 credits in HIST at the graduate level at Carleton; up to 1.0 credit may be taken in designated public history courses; with departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit from courses with historical content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another accredited institution.2.0
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5900 [0.5]
Directed Research
4.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay
Total Credits4.0

M.A. History
with Specialization in African Studies (4.5 credits)

Requirements - Research Essay pathway (4.5 credits)
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
AFRI 5000 [0.5]
African Studies as a Discipline: Historical and Current Perspectives
2.  0.0 credit in:0.0
AFRI 5800 [0.0]
Scholarly Preparation in African Studies
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
4.  1.0 credit in HIST at the graduate level at Carleton1.0
5.  1.0 credits in a graduate seminars with sufficient African Studies content, including at least 0.5 credit in a History course. With departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit of courses with African Studies content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another credited institution. 1.0
6.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5900 [0.5]
Directed Research
7.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay
Total Credits4.5
Requirements - Thesis pathway (4.5 credits)
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
AFRI 5000 [0.5]
African Studies as a Discipline: Historical and Current Perspectives
2.  0.0 credit in:0.0
AFRI 5800 [0.0]
Scholarly Preparation in African Studies
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
4.  0.5 credit in HIST at the graduate level at Carleton0.5
5.  1.0 credit in graduate seminars with sufficient African Studies content, including at least 0.5 credit in a History course. With departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit of courses with African Studies content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another credited institution. 1.0
6.  2.0 credits in:2.0
HIST 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis
Total Credits4.5

M.A. History
with Specialization in Data Science (4.5 credits)

Requirements:
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
2.  1.5 credits in HIST at the graduate level of which only 0.5 credit may be taken in a designated public history course; with departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit from courses with historical content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another accredited institution.1.5
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5706 [0.5]
Digital History
4.  0.5 credit in:0.5
DATA 5000 [0.5]
Data Science Seminar
5.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5900 [0.5]
Directed Research
6.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay (in the specialization)
Total Credits4.5

M.A. History
with Specialization in Digital Humanities (4.5 credits)

Requirements - Thesis pathway (4.5 credits)
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
2.  1.0 credit in HIST at the graduate level at Carleton; up to 0.5 credit may be taken in a designated public history course; with departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit from courses with historical content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another accredited institution.1.0
3.  2.0 credits in:2.0
HIST 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis
4.  0.5 credit in:0.5
DIGH 5000 [0.5]
Issues in the Digital Humanities
5.  0.5 credit in DIGH (DIGH 5011, DIGH 5012, or annually listed DIGH course)0.5
6.  0.0 credit in:0.0
DIGH 5800 [0.0]
Digital Humanities: Professional Development
Total Credits4.5

M.A. History
with Specialization in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (4.5 credits)

Requirements - Research Essay pathway (4.5 credits)
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
LACS 5000 [0.5]
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
2.  0.0 credit in:0.0
LACS 5800 [0.0]
Scholarly Preparation in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
4.  1.0 credit in HIST at the graduate level at Carleton1.0
5.  1.0 credit in a graduate seminar with sufficient Latin American and Caribbean Studies content, including at least 0.5 credit in a History course. With departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit of courses with Latin American and Caribbean Studies content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another credited institution.1.0
6.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5900 [0.5]
Directed Research
7.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay (in the specialization)
Total Credits4.5
Requirements - Thesis pathway (4.5 credits)
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
LACS 5000 [0.5]
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
2.  0.0 credit in:0.0
LACS 5800 [0.0]
Scholarly Preparation in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
4.  0.5 credit in HIST at the graduate level at Carleton0.5
5.  1.0 credit in graduate seminars with sufficient Latin American and Caribbean Studies content, including at least 0.5 credit in a History course. With departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit of courses with Latin American and Caribbean Studies content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another credited institution.1.0
6.  2.0 credits in:2.0
HIST 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits4.5

M.A. Public History (5.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
2.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5700 [0.5]
Introduction to Public History
3.  1.5 credit in designated public history courses. With departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit may be taken in appropriate graduate-level courses from other units at Carleton University. 1.5
4.  0.5 credits in a graduate-level history course outside of public history. 0.5
5.  0.5 credit in any graduate-level history course. With departmental permission, students may take a graduate-level course in another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another accredited institution. 0.5
6.  0.5 credit in: 0.5
HIST 5703 [0.5]
Public History Internship
7.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay
Total Credits5.0

M.A. Public History
with Specialization in Digital Humanities (5.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
2.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5700 [0.5]
Introduction to Public History
3.  1.0 credit in designated public history courses. 1.0
4.  0.5 credit in a graduate-level history course outside of public history. 0.5
5.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5703 [0.5]
Public History Internship
6.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 5908 [1.0]
M.A. Research Essay
7.  0.5 credit in:0.5
DIGH 5000 [0.5]
Issues in the Digital Humanities
8.  0.5 credit in DIGH (DIGH 5011, DIGH 5012, or annually listed DIGH course)0.5
9.  0.0 credit in:0.0
DIGH 5800 [0.0]
Digital Humanities: Professional Development
Total Credits5.0

Note:

The courses that are designated as fulfilling the public history requirement include: HIST 5701, HIST 5702, HIST 5705, HIST 5706, HIST 5707, and HIST 5709. With departmental permission, 0.5 credit in a course from another unit at Carleton University with public history content can fulfill this requirement.

Guidelines for Completion of Master's Degree

Full-time students in the thesis pathway are expected to finish all requirements for the degree except HIST 5909 during their first two terms of study. The thesis requirement is designed to take an additional two or three terms.

Full-time students in the research essay pathway are expected to finish all requirements for the degree except HIST 5908 during their first two terms of study. The research essay requirement is designed to take an additional term.

Full-time students in the M.A. in Public History are expected to complete HIST 5003, HIST 5700, plus 1.5 credits of courses in the first two terms, and HIST 5703 Public History Internship during the summer term, and 1.0 credit of courses and HIST 5908 [1.0] M.A. Research Essay during the fall and winter terms of the second year. 

Part-time students should complete all degree requirements except the thesis within twelve terms of study.

M.A. students are required to submit thesis or research essay proposals to the graduate advisor during their second term of full-time enrollment. Part-time students should discuss the timing of this requirement with the Department.

Language Requirements

All candidates are required to demonstrate a reading knowledge of a language other than English, the choice to depend upon the field of the candidate's thesis or research. For seminars dealing with sources not in English, a reading knowledge of the appropriate language will be required before acceptance into the program. Details may be obtained from the supervisor of graduate studies.

Ph.D. History (10.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 6808 [1.0]
Doctoral Seminar in Historical Theory and Method
2.  1.5 credits in:1.5
HIST 6906 [0.5]
Ph.D. Tutorials (in the candidate's field; taken three times)
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 6907 [0.5]
Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination
4.  1.0 credit in approved courses in a Cognate Area1.0
5.  1.0 credit in Professional Development courses:1.0
HIST 6805 [0.5]
Professional Development Project I
HIST 6806 [0.5]
Professional Development Project II
6.  5.0 credit in:5.0
HIST 6909 [5.0]
Ph.D. Thesis
Total Credits10.0

Ph.D. History
with Concentration in Public History (10.0 credits) 

Requirements:
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 6808 [1.0]
Doctoral Seminar in Historical Theory and Method
2.  1.5 credits in:1.5
HIST 6906 [0.5]
Ph.D. Tutorials (in Public History, taken three times)
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 6908 [0.5]
Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination in Public History
4.  1.0 credit in approved courses in a Cognate Area1.0
5.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 6809 [0.5]
Internship in Applied History Preparation Course
HIST 6810 [0.5]
Internship in Applied History
6.  5.0 credits in:5.0
HIST 6909 [5.0]
Ph.D. Thesis
Total Credits10.0

Ph.D. History
with Specialization in Political Economy (10.0 credits)

Requirements:
1.  0.5 credit in:0.5
PECO 6000 [0.5]
Political Economy: Core Concepts
2.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 6701 [0.5]
History and Political Economy
Or 0.5 credit in a relevant political economy course from the approved list.
3.  1.0 credit in:1.0
HIST 6808 [1.0]
Doctoral Seminar in Historical Theory and Method
4.  1.5 credits in:1.5
HIST 6906 [0.5]
Ph.D. Tutorials (in the candidate's field; taken three times)
5.  0.5 credits in:0.5
HIST 6907 [0.5]
Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination
6.  1.0 credit in Professional Development courses:1.0
HIST 6805 [0.5]
Professional Development Project I
HIST 6806 [0.5]
Professional Development Project II
Or another approved course.
7.  5.0 credits in:5.0
HIST 6909 [5.0]
Ph.D. Thesis
Total Credits10.0

Selection of Courses - Political Economy

In addition to the graduate courses offered by, or associated with, the Institute of Political Economy, the courses listed below are relevant to students of political economy and would, with the prior approval of the Institute, be used to design a coherent and internally complementary set of courses to fulfill degree requirements. The list is not exclusive and is subject to change.

Master's students may select 1.0 credit in political economy at the 4000-level.

Note: the number of spaces in graduate courses offered by other departments may be limited, and registration may be conditional upon obtaining the prior approval of the department concerned. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that permission is obtained from the appropriate department prior to registering in any of the following courses.

Anthropology

ANTH 5106 [0.5]North American Indigenous Peoples
ANTH 5107 [0.5]Issues in North American Ethnohistory
ANTH 5109 [0.5]Ethnography, Gender and Globalization
ANTH 5202 [0.5]The Anthropology of Underdevelopment
ANTH 5208 [0.5]Anthropology of Indigeneity
ANTH 5210 [0.5]Special Topics in Indigenous Studies
ANTH 5560 [0.5]Economic Anthropology
ANTH 5704 [0.5]Anthropology of the Body, Health, Illness and Healing
ANTH 5808 [0.5]Selected Topics in North American Native Studies
ANTH 5809 [0.5]Selected Topics in the Anthropology of Development and Underdevelopment

Canadian Studies

CDNS 5101 [0.5]Indigenous Peoples, Canada and the North
CDNS 5102 [0.5]Indigenous Politics and Resurgence in Canada
CDNS 5201 [0.5]Critical Perspectives on Canadian Feminism
CDNS 5202 [0.5]Gendering Canada: Selected Contemporary Debates
CDNS 5501 [0.5]Decolonizing Canada: Cultural Politics and Collective Identities
CDNS 5601 [0.5]Constructing Canada: The Politics of National Identity

 Communication and Media Studies

COMS 5200 [0.5]Civic Media
COMS 5206 [0.5]Communication, Culture, Regulation
COMS 5214 [0.5]The Local and the Global
COMS 5219 [0.5]Regional Studies of Media
COMS 5224 [0.5]Internet, Infrastructure, Materialities
COMS 5225 [0.5]Critical Data Studies

Geography

GEOG 5005 [0.5]Global Environmental Change: Human Implications
GEOG 5400 [0.5]Territory and Territoriality
GEOG 5500 [0.5]Special Topics in the Study of Cities and Urbanization
GEOG 5502 [0.5]Special Topics in Geography of Globalization
GEOG 5600 [0.5]Empire and Colonialism

 History

HIST 5210 [0.5]Power
HIST 5211 [0.5]Consumption
HIST 5314 [0.5]Colonialism and Postcolonialism in Canada
HIST 5315 [0.5]State and Society in Canadian History
HIST 5803 [0.5]History of Women, Gender and Sexuality: Foundations

Law

LAWS 5002 [0.5]Law and Gender Relations
LAWS 5003 [0.5]Law, Economy and Society
LAWS 5004 [0.5]Law, Crime and Social Order
LAWS 5005 [0.5]Law, State and Politics
LAWS 5006 [0.5]Historical Perspectives on Law and Society
LAWS 5007 [0.5]Race, Ethnicity and the Law
LAWS 5200 [0.5]International Economic Law: Regulation of Trade and Investment
LAWS 5302 [0.5]Feminism, Law and Social Transformation
LAWS 5306 [0.5]Police and Capital

 Political Economy

PECO 5501 [0.5]
Selected Problems in Political Economy I
PECO 5502 [0.5]
Selected Problems in Political Economy II

Political Science

PSCI 5003 [0.5]Political Parties in Canada
PSCI 5008 [0.5]The Politics of Climate Change
PSCI 5009 [0.5]Canadian Political Economy
PSCI 5100 [0.5]Indigenous Politics of North America
PSCI 5105 [0.5]Post-Communist Politics in East Central Europe
PSCI 5107 [0.5]Globalization, Adjustment and Democracy in Africa
PSCI 5202 [0.5]Development Theory and Issues
PSCI 5207 [0.5]International Political Sociology
PSCI 5208 [0.5]Global Social Policy
PSCI 5209 [0.5]Forced Migration and Global Politics
PSCI 5303 [0.5]Governmentality and Politics
PSCI 5410 [0.5]Postcolonial Theories and Practices
PSCI 5509 [0.5]Governing in the Global Economy
PSCI 5607 [0.5]Politics of North America
PSCI 5802 [0.5]Political Economy of Global Money and Finance
PSCI 5808 [0.5]International Political Economy
PSCI 5810 [0.5]Approaches to Environmental Politics

Public Administration

PADM 5213 [0.5]Gender and Public Policy
PADM 5220 [0.5]Regulation and Public Policy
PADM 5224 [0.5]Aboriginal Policy
PADM 5228 [0.5]Social Policy
PADM 5811 [0.5]The International Policy Framework
PADM 5813 [0.5]The Evolution of World Bank/IMF Policy Conditionality
PADM 5814 [0.5]Program and Project Management

Sociology

SOCI 5000 [0.5]Classical Sociological Theory
SOCI 5002 [0.5]Contemporary Sociological Theory
SOCI 5007 [0.5]Social Change and Economic Development
SOCI 5204 [0.5]Consuming Passions: The Regulation of Consumption, Appearance and Sexuality
SOCI 5205 [1.0]Canadian Society
SOCI 5209 [0.5]Sociology of Science and Technology
SOCI 5305 [0.5]Police and Capital
SOCI 5308 [0.5]Feminist Analyses
SOCI 5400 [0.5]Political Sociology
SOCI 5404 [0.5]Race, Ethnicity and Class in Contemporary Societies
SOCI 5405 [0.5]Power and Stratification
SOCI 5407 [0.5]Governmentality and Politics
SOCI 5408 [0.5]Feminism and Materialism
SOCI 5409 [0.5]The Politics of Social Movements and the State
SOCI 5504 [0.5]Selected Problems in Political Economy I
SOCI 5607 [0.5]Contemporary Theories of Crime and Social Regulation
SOCI 5804 [0.5]Modern Marxist Theory
SOCI 5806 [0.5]Selected Topics in Sociology

Ph.D. Tutorials and Comprehensive Examination
All students complete 1.5 credits of tutorials (HIST 6906) in their major field in their first year. After completing three terms of tutorials, students will undertake a comprehensive examination in the major field.  The exam will have both written and oral components.  
Cognate Area

All students complete 1.0 credit in a cognate area that complements their major field of study. The requirement is met through completion of 1.0 credit in HIST courses at the 5000- or 6000-level or, with permission of the Graduate Supervisor, in graduate level courses from another unit at Carleton or the University of Ottawa.
Professional Development Project
All students undertake a professional development project (1.0 credit) that enhances and complements their program of study and career goals. The nature of the professional development project is flexible and is to be determined jointly by the student, their dissertation advisor, and the Graduate Supervisor.
Language Requirement
All students must demonstrate proficiency in a language other than English allied to their program of study. The appropriate language requirement will be determined in conjunction with their dissertation advisor and the Graduate Supervisor. Proficiency is normally demonstrated through completion of the departmental language exam or course credits approved by the department. Language requirements must be met by the end of the student’s second year of study.

History (HIST) Courses

HIST 5003 [0.5 credit]
Historical Theory and Method

An exploration of some of the theories, concepts and methodologies used in historical practice.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5210 [0.5 credit]
Power

A seminar on power and its deployment in Europe, whether by states and other political entities or in relation to gender, race, the body, private and public identities, and the family. Theories and philosophies of power and its exercise will be examined.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5211 [0.5 credit]
Consumption

A seminar exploring the development of European cultures of consumption and exchange of commodities and services. Examined in relation to gender, ideology, imperialism, social distinction, and everyday life, topics may include markets, food, clothing, material goods, leisure, and work.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5212 [0.5 credit]
European History Special Topics

A seminar on a thematic, transnational or regional topic related to European history. Topics will vary from year to year.

HIST 5314 [0.5 credit]
Colonialism and Postcolonialism in Canada

A seminar on selected topics related to the histories and historiography of colonialism and postcolonialism in Canada.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5315 [0.5 credit]
State and Society in Canadian History

A seminar on selected topics related to the histories and historiography of political culture, state formation, and social relations in Canada.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5316 [0.5 credit]
Canadian History Special Topics

A seminar on a thematic or regional topic related to Canadian history. Topics will vary from year to year.

HIST 5410 [0.5 credit]
United States History Special Topics

A seminar on a thematic topic related to the history of the United States of America. Topics will vary from year to year.

HIST 5510 [0.5 credit]
Gender History Special Topics

A seminar on a topic related to gender and/or women’s history. Topics will vary from year to year.

HIST 5511 [0.5 credit]
History of Sexuality Special Topics

A seminar on a topic related to the history of sexuality. Topics will vary from year to year.

HIST 5604 [0.5 credit]
Central Europe, Past and Present

Evolution and current status of Central Europe, from periods of foreign control in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries to independent statehood. Emphasis on national accommodations and conflicts.
Also listed as EURR 5204.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as HIST 4604, for which additional credit is precluded.

HIST 5607 [0.5 credit]
Imperial Russia and the Russian Revolution

Examination of the expansion and downfall of tsarist Russia from the eighteenth century to the revolutionary era and the establishment of Bolshevik rule. Topics include the relationship between the monarchy and subject peoples, social and economic change, and daily life.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Also listed as EURR 5305.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as HIST 4607, for which additional credit is precluded.

HIST 5608 [0.5 credit]
The Soviet Union: Power and Culture

Examination of the rise of the Soviet Union to a global power and subsequent tensions that promoted its collapse. The course will analyze Stalinism, the Second World War, the Thaw, and Brezhnev and Gorbachev eras through the lens of the USSR’s citizens.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Also listed as EURR 5306.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as HIST 4608, for which additional credit is precluded.

HIST 5700 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to Public History

Introduction to critical thinking about history's place in the public sphere, including history and popular culture, exhibiting history, the politics of the past, historical presentation and impact of digitization and other new information technologies, through lectures, readings, and field trips.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.A. Public History programs, or with permission of the Department.

HIST 5701 [0.5 credit]
Archival Theory and Practice

Theories, methodologies and problems relating to archives and records management including principles and concepts guiding the work of archivists; records appraisal, collection, arrangement, description; special attention to archival communities including Library and Archives Canada.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5702 [0.5 credit]
Public History Special Topics

Theoretical and practical instruction in topical areas such as digitizing history, oral history, local history, photography, material history, performance, etc.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5703 [0.5 credit]
Public History Internship

Placement for a term, normally over the summer following the first year of study, to put into practice the precepts learned in course work. Students will be jointly supervised by their employers and a faculty member. Graded Sat/Uns.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5705 [0.5 credit]
Museums, National Identity and Public Memory

Explores how national museums and similar institutions construct narratives and represent histories through processes of collection, preservation and exhibition. Topics include memory and identity; theory of museums; contestation; inclusivity and authority; cultural politics and heritage.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5706 [0.5 credit]
Digital History

Methods and theories of public history through the lens of computation, digital technologies and allied fields.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5707 [0.5 credit]
Narrativity and Performance in Public History

Theory and practice of storytelling and performance in public history through a variety of forms, media, and contexts.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5709 [0.5 credit]
Photography and Public History

The social history of photographic practices with an emphasis on the photograph as a material object. Traces the reproduction, circulation, and exhibition of photographs in a variety of contexts.

HIST 5710 [0.5 credit]
Race and Empire

A seminar examining how discourses on race have been used to construct visions of empire. Students will be introduced to relevant historiographical, theoretical, discursive, and methodological approaches to race and empire.

HIST 5711 [0.5 credit]
Selected Topics in Migration and Diaspora Studies

A seminar on the cultural, economic, political and social implications of the movement of people in historical and contemporary contexts. It takes a multidisciplinary and multiscale approach to topics such as citizenship, forced migration, diasporic communities, exile, immigration, global identities and transnationalism.

HIST 5712 [0.5 credit]
African History Special Topics

A seminar on a thematic or regional topic related to African history. Topics will vary from year to year.

HIST 5713 [0.5 credit]
Latin America and Caribbean History Special Topics

A seminar on a thematic or regional topic related to Latin America or Caribbean history. Topics will vary from year to year.

HIST 5803 [0.5 credit]
History of Women, Gender and Sexuality: Foundations

Selected problems in the historiography of women, gender and sexuality.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for HIST 5807 (no longer offered).

HIST 5900 [0.5 credit]
Directed Research

A course designed for students and supervisors to confer regularly in preparation for the research essay. Graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory upon a written report from the supervisor.
Prerequisite(s): open only to students enrolled in the Resarch Essay option of the regular M.A.

HIST 5902 [1.0 credit]
Directed Studies

A program of supervised reading and preparation of written work in an area not covered by an existing graduate seminar.

HIST 5904 [0.5 credit]
Directed Studies

A program of supervised reading and preparation of written work in an area not covered by an existing graduate seminar.

HIST 5906 [0.5 credit]
Selected Topics

A seminar in an area not covered by an existing graduate course.

HIST 5908 [1.0 credit]
M.A. Research Essay

An examination of an approved topic in an area of departmental specialization or in an appropriate area of Public History.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 5909 [2.0 credits]
M.A. Thesis

A substantial historical investigation. The subject will be determined in consultation with the Department, and a supervisor will be assigned. The candidate will be examined orally after presenting his/her thesis.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 6110 [0.5 credit]
History of Modern Europe

Directed readings in modern European history.

HIST 6111 [0.5 credit]
History of France

Directed readings in French history.

HIST 6112 [0.5 credit]
History of Russia

Directed readings in Russian history.

HIST 6113 [0.5 credit]
History of Germany

Directed readings in German history.

HIST 6210 [0.5 credit]
History of Early Modern Europe

Directed readings in early modern European history.

HIST 6211 [0.5 credit]
History of Medieval Europe

Directed readings in medieval European history.

HIST 6212 [0.5 credit]
History of Ancient Rome

Directed readings in ancient Roman history.

HIST 6310 [0.5 credit]
History of Africa

Directed readings in African history.

HIST 6311 [0.5 credit]
History of the African Diaspora

Directed readings in the history of the African Diaspora.

HIST 6312 [0.5 credit]
History of Latin America

Directed readings in Latin American history.

HIST 6313 [0.5 credit]
History of the Caribbean

Directed readings in Caribbean history.

HIST 6410 [0.5 credit]
History of the United States

Directed readings in U.S. history.

HIST 6510 [0.5 credit]
British History

Directed readings in British history.

HIST 6601 [0.5 credit]
Transnational or Thematic History

Directed readings in a transnational or thematic topic.

HIST 6604 [0.5 credit]
Directed Studies

A program of supervised reading and preparation of written work in an area not covered by an existing graduate seminar.

HIST 6605 [0.5 credit]
Selected Topics

A seminar in an area not covered by an existing graduate course.

HIST 6609 [1.0 credit]
Digital History and Digital Humanities

A program of supervised reading in Digital History and Digital Humanities, leading to a digitally-mediated piece.

HIST 6612 [0.5 credit]
Public History

Directed readings in Public History.

HIST 6613 [0.5 credit]
History of South Asia

Directed readings in South Asian history.

HIST 6701 [0.5 credit]
History and Political Economy

A program of supervised readings in political economy and history. When taken in conjunction with PECO 6000, will be considered a breadth-requirement course.

HIST 6805 [0.5 credit]
Professional Development Project I

A project related to the student’s doctoral program such as the preparation of an article-length essay, the design of an undergraduate course, internship, or curatorial initiative. Graded Sat./Uns.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 6806 [0.5 credit]
Professional Development Project II

A 0.5 credit project related to the student’s doctoral program such as the preparation of an article-length essay, the design of an undergraduate course, internship, or curatorial initiative. Graded Sat./Uns.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 6808 [1.0 credit]
Doctoral Seminar in Historical Theory and Method

A critical examination of theories, concepts and methodological approaches in the discipline of history.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 6809 [0.5 credit]
Internship in Applied History Preparation Course

A course of study to equip students with specialized skills and knowledge for the internship placement in applied history.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 6810 [0.5 credit]
Internship in Applied History

An internship, normally of four months duration, in any field of applied history.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

HIST 6906 [0.5 credit]
Ph.D. Tutorials

A program of directed readings in the student's major research field. Students normally complete three terms (fall, winter, summer) of tutorials before sitting the comprehensive examination.

HIST 6907 [0.5 credit]
Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination

An examination of defined topics in the student's major research field. A written examination followed by an oral examination.

HIST 6908 [0.5 credit]
Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination in Public History

An examination of defined topics in the field of Public History. A written examination followed by an oral examination.

HIST 6909 [5.0 credits]
Ph.D. Thesis



HIST 6911 [0.5 credit]
Canadian History

Directed readings in Canadian history.

HIST 6913 [0.5 credit]
History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Directed readings in the history of women, gender and sexuality.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Regulations

See the General Regulations section of this Calendar.

Regulations

See the General Regulations section of this Calendar.

Admission

The minimum requirement for admission to the master's program is an Honours bachelor's degree (or the equivalent) with at least high honours standing.

The Department offers no qualifying-year program; applicants with a general (three-year) degree may be considered for admission into the fourth year of Carleton's B.A. (Honours) program.

Admission

Applicants with an M.A. degree will be expected to have at least high honours standing.

Applicants for the history of Women, Gender and Sexuality program will be expected to have at least one of their earlier degrees in history.