Under the direction of a member of the department, students will prepare an honours thesis, a research essay normally based on primary sources. After acceptance of the thesis by the supervising faculty member, the student will defend it in an oral examination. The thesis will be 7,500-10,000 words in length unless it is an expansion of a third year honours essay (398) in which case it will be 15,000-20,000 words in length.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 497, 496.
Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.