Almost anything! By developing strong critical thinking, communication, and cultural awareness skills, you will open the door to many careers. For example:
- Work in business, the creative industries, government, foreign service, international agencies or non-governmental organizations, military or national defence.
- Become a professional researcher in fields such as media, film, law, and heritage.
- Manage heritage sites or a cultural agency.
- Pursue further education in fields such as law, library and information management, teaching, advertising, human resources, business, journalism, museum curation or management.
- Full-time, 4-year BA in History
- Full-time, 4-year History Major within the Arts & Contemporary Studies degree program
- Double-major in History and English or History and Philosophy
- 6-credit Minor in History
- Our career-focused approach means you can gain work experience while you complete your degree. History BA students can obtain credits for work placements, internships, and other professional opportunities.
- Ryerson offers specialized Heritage Management courses. These courses can open doors to museum and archive work, public history, heritage resource management and curatorial careers.
- Ryerson’s Department of History thrives on the energy of Canada’s largest, most dynamic city. You will take courses from award-winning professors and experience creative learning that connects the classroom to the city.
Students are admitted on the basis of academic achievement (grades) only. Additional non-academic requirements are not required for admission consideration. A minimum grade of 70% or higher is required in Grade 12 U English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred).