Courses

children at school

Photograph: Little's Corners or Pine Grove School, Stephen Sylvester Main collection, University of Guelph Library, Archives, and Special Collections, Agricultural History (XA1 MS A230 #059)

The University of Guelph is dedicated to the study of rural history at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Depending on the semester, the History Department will offer courses related to rural history. For information on possible undergraduate courses, please see Course Schedules on the Department of History website. 

For graduate level research in Rural History, perspective students should visit the Graduate Studies page on the Department of History website for specifics about the program. The University of Guelph is also in affiliation with the Tri-University Graduate program. Please see the Tri-University website for more information. 

At times, other departments at the University of Guelph offer courses on rural topics, in particular the graduate program in Rural Studies and the Economics Department. Please see their Departmental websites for more information.

Other Universities with Rural History Courses

Agrarian and Rural History at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences  - Sweden 

Rural and Environmental History at Wageningen University & Research – Netherlands