History Major Program Requirements Degree programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts and its departments share a common core of courses. Students in these programs must complete the Basic Curriculum, and the major curriculum listed below. One of the following sequences: HY 101 . History of Western Civilization I HY 102 . History of Western Civilization II OR HY 103 . Honors History I HY 104 . Honors History II HY 211 . American History I HY 212 . American History II HY 300 . Historical Methodologies and Practices HY 400 . Seminar in Historical Studies Electives in History (from the 300 and 400 series)* (18) *All History majors must have at least one non-American elective.