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Department of History
Paterson Hall 430
613-520-2834
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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may be taken in designated public history courses; with departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit of courses with historical content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another accredited institution.1.5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may be taken in designated public history courses; with departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit of courses with historical content may be taken from another unit at Carleton University, at the University of Ottawa, or at another accredited institution.2.0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 Collaborative 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 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.  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 Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change (4.5 credits)

Requirements - research essay pathway (4.5 credits):
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
3.  0.5 credit in:0.5
HIST 5003 [0.5]
Historical Theory and Method
4.  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 of 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
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
Requirements - thesis pathway (4.5 credits):
1.  1.0 credit in:1.0
CLIM 5000 [1.0]
Climate Collaboration
2.  0.0 credit in:
CLIM 5800 [0.0]
Climate Seminar Series
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 of which only 0.5 credit may be taken in a designated public history course. With departmental permission, up to 0.5 credit of 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
5.  2.0 credits in:2.0
HIST 5909 [2.0]
M.A. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits4.5

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

Requirements:
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 of 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 (in the specialization)
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 Collaborative 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 credits 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 credit 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 Collaborative 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 (in the specialization)
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

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 normally complete HIST 5003, HIST 5700, and 1.5 credits of courses in the first two terms; HIST 5703 Public History Internship during the summer term; and 1.0 credit of courses and HIST 5908 during the fall and winter terms of the second year. Courses that are designated as fulfilling the public history requirement include: HIST 5701HIST 5702HIST 5705HIST 5706HIST 5707, and HIST 5709

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 (5.0 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
Or another approved course.
6.  0.0 credit in:0.0
HIST 6909 [0.0]
Ph.D. Thesis
Total Credits5.0

Ph.D. History
with Concentration in Public History (5.0 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.  0.0 credits in:0.0
HIST 6909 [0.0]
Ph.D. Thesis
Total Credits5.0

Ph.D. History
with Collaborative Specialization in Political Economy (5.0 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.  0.0 credits in:
HIST 6909 [0.0]
Ph.D. Thesis (in the specialization)
Total Credits5.0

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.

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.

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.

HIST 5700 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to Public History

Introduction to the professional and academic dimensions of public history with a focus on theory, method, ethics, modes of storytelling, and the politics of the past. The course also serves as a foundation for the M.A. in Public History programs.
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]
Migration and Diaspora History Special Topics

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.
Also listed as MGDS 5201.

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

Includes: Experiential Learning Activity


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.

Note: 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.

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

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 three-year non-honours degree may be considered for admission into the fourth year of Carleton's B.A. (Honours) program.

Admission

The normal requirement for admission to the Ph.D. program is a master's degree (or equivalent) in history, with a minimum average of A-.

A student already enrolled in the Carleton M.A. program in History or Public History who shows outstanding academic performance and research promise may be permitted to transfer to the Ph.D. program upon the recommendation of the History graduate committee and upon successful completion of HIST 5003 together with 1.5 additional credits at the 5000-level, including at least 1.0 credit in History or Public History.