Bachelor of Arts (BA), International Bachelor of Arts (iBA)

Work Experience Study Abroad Double Major Minor

Explore thousands of years of history in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas and explore themes such as the immigrant experience in Canada, native history and global migration.


Program Information

The History program offers courses covering thousands of years of history in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. At the undergraduate level, your courses will cover a wide range of geographical (Africa, Asia, Canada, Britain, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the U.S.) and thematic areas (Cultural, Gender, Social, Political, Environmental and Sexuality), and chronological periods, from the Ancient world to the recent past.

Degree Information

Campus: Keele
Faculty:  Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree:   Bachelor of Arts (BA), International Bachelor of Arts (iBA)
Degree Options: Double Major, Minor, Single Major, Specialized

3, 4 yrs

Experiential Education

Placement, Study Abroad

Honours Option




Degree Overview

Career Options

History is a versatile major that can lead to many careers. Our graduates have used the general skills and knowledge that they acquired while at York as a springboard to a number of rewarding careers in a variety of fields.


Archivist Curator Editor
Foreign Correspondent Fundraiser Heritage Coordinator
Historian Historical Researcher Librarian
Politician Professor Teacher