History (HIST) 330
Social History of Canada: European Contact to Early Industrialization (Revision 1)
Delivery Mode: Individualized study online
Area of Study: Humanities
Precluded Course: Students who have taken HIST 329 cannot take HIST 330 for credit.
HIST 330 has a Challenge for Credit option.
History 330 is designed to provide you with an understanding of some of the main currents in Canadian social history from the arrival of the Europeans in the 16th century to the onset of industrialization in the latter half of the 19th century.
- Section 1.1: Introduction to Canadian Social History
- Section 1.2: First Nations and European Contact
- Section 1.3: Introduction to Primary Sources- Early Missionary Accounts
- Section 1.4: New Perspectives on the Role of Women During the Fur Trade Era
- Section 2.1: Introduction to New France
- Section 2.2: Women in New France
- Section 2.3: Neglected Aspects of Community and Family in New France
- Section 2.4: Aims, Aspirations, and the End of New France
- Section 3.1: Upper Canada and the Loyalists
- Section 3.2: The Trials and Tribulations of Immigrating and Emigrating
- Section 3.3: Economy and Work in Upper Canada
- Section 3.4: Violence and Confrontation in Colonial Society
- Section 4.1: Reassessing Canada’s First Industrial Revolution
- Section 4.2: Working Class Culture, Race and the Tavern
To receive credit for HIST 330, you must achieve a course composite grade of at least “D” (50 percent) and a grade of at least 50 percent on the final examination. The weighting of the course assignments is as follows:
The final examination for this course must be taken online with an AU approved exam invigilator at an approved invigilation centre. It is your responsibility to ensure your chosen invigilation centre can accommodate online exams. For a list of invigilators who can accommodate online exams, visit the Exam Invigilation Network.
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
History 330 is an online internet based course. All materials are available online either through links provided in the study guide, via the library or the digital reading room.
The course materials also include a study guide and a reading file.
The Challenge for Credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, intellectual and/or other skills that would normally be found in a university level course.
Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.
Undergraduate Challenge for Credit Course Registration Form
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 2, February 10, 2017.