Program Information

School: University of the Fraser Valley
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: History, General
Description: Why Study History?
•Study the past to understand the present
•Gain a multitude of skills, including critical thinking, analysis, research, writing, and communication
•Be introduced to Arts-based methodology
•Work with an abundance of sources, whether written or oral
•Enhance your learning in other disciplines
•Learn about the diversity of perspectives on the past
•Enhance your understanding of other cultures
•Gain exposure to the history of people, places, cultures, and ideas
•Prepare for careers in fields such as teaching, public service, law, archives, public history, research, and journalism

Why Study History at UFV?
•Exceptional educators and scholars
•Dedication to student success and mentoring
•Extensive variety of course topics
•Program depth and breadth
•Many opportunities for student engagement, including History Day, teas, speakers’ series, parties, film series, student association, etc.
•Emphasis on acquiring skills
•Opportunities for practical application in courses and in the community
•Small class sizes

URL: History at University of the Fraser Valley
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $30,800

Cost shown is an estimate of first year tuition (September to April).

Careers: Historians

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, and a minimum of a C+ in English 12 or equivalent (see Note) and a minimum of a B average in two additional Approved Grade 12 courses. Note: English 12 equivalent courses include English 12 First Peoples, English Literature 12, AP English, and IB English A (standard level or higher level).

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]