The University of British Columbia - Okanagan


Program Information
School: The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Faculty: Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: History, General
Description: History is the disciplined study of the past. Historical study explores a wide range of subjects, from political and social life to culture, technology, and thought. Historians establish and challenge interpretations of the past, examining new evidence and arguments to attempt to comprehend the relationship between ideas and actions, and between individuals and social institutions.

The aim of the undergraduate major and minor is to develop students' abilities to think critically about the past and to appreciate the contested nature of historical knowledge. Beyond comprehending chronologies or collecting names and dates, students in history courses learn how to analyze texts and documents; how to frame research questions and conduct independent inquiries; and how to organize and write historical analyses to make them engaging and persuasive.
Website: History at The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National: $5,545
Careers: 1 career(s)
Admission Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*: 74 to 79

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade 12 English

Three other approved Grade 12 courses and a minimum final grade of 70% in Grade 12 English are required.

* 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.

Modified on July 16, 2014

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