Sheridan's History major may be taken on either a full-time or part-time basis and is open to both domestic and international students.

Indicative Course Plan (Full-time student)

Year 1 Semester 1
HT101 The Indian Ocean in World History 1: c.3000 BC - c.1500 AD
HU140 Creative Thinking
RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 1 Semester 2
HT102 The Indian Ocean in World History 2: c.1500 AD - 2001
CS100 Introduction to Christianity
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 1
HU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics
+1 History Elective
+1 History Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 2
CS200 Survey of the Bible
RS292 Introduction to Research Methods
+1 History Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 3 Semester 1
CS300 Christianity as a Worldview
RS393 Research Project
+1 History Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 3 Semester 2
+1 History Elective
+1 History Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

 

List of available units in the History major

History core units

  • HT101 The Indian Ocean in World History: c.3000 BC - c.1500 AD
  • HT102 The Indian Ocean in World History: c.1500 - 2001

History electives

  • HT121 Introduction to Researching Family History
  • HT122 Introduction to Writing Family History
  • HT207 Chinese Diaspora in Modern World History
  • HT235 World War II in Asia
  • HT251 History of Christianity 1: Early Church to Medieval Era
  • HT252 History of Christianity 2: The Reformation to the Modern Era
  • HT315 Arabia Before Islam
  • HT336 Modern Australia: Society, Culture and Religion, 1788 to the Present
  • HT353 History of Judaism
  • HT354 History of Buddhism
  • HT355 History of Hinduism
  • LT233 Lu Xun and Modern Chinese Literature of the May 4th Era
  • LT331 A Hundred Schools of Thought: The "Golden Age" of Chinese Philosophy
  • LT332 Dreamers, Dissidents and Dissolutes: Poets of Ancient China

Common Arts Core units

  • HU140 Creative Thinking
  • BU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics

Common Research Core units

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS393 Research Project

Common Christian Studies Core units

  • CS100 Introduction to Christianity
  • CS200 Survey of the Bible
  • CS300 Christianity as a Worldview

General electives

  • 8 units chosen from any academic discipline