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Current First year course offerings
Historical Studies 1A (First Semester)
A History of Humanity to 1500
Historical Studies 1B (Second Semester)
A History of Humanity since 1500
Current Second Year course offerings
Historical Studies 2A (First Semester)
Africa to 1800
Historical Studies 2B (Second Semester)
Africa since 1800
Third Year course offerings
In third year of study, students are offered modules on a variety of topics. Most of these change each year.
In term one, students are introduced to research methods and sources used to produce knowledge about the past.
In the three subsequent terms, historians in the department offer specialised courses within their fields of expertise and research. Students have some choice in selecting topics of focus. In the past, offerings have included historical themes related to slavery, consumerism, the family, gender, drugs, leisure, economy, health, among others.