• Abraham Lincoln Statue installation in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, 1920
  • 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.