Anthropology Major

Students majoring in anthropology at FCRH, FCLC, and PCS are required to complete nine courses.

Requirements for students in Fordham College at Rose Hill and School of Professional and Continuing Studies (Rose Hill)

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
ANTH 1100Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 1200Introduction to Physical Anthropology3
or ANTH 1600 Introduction to Human Variation
ANTH 1300Introduction to Archaeology3
Electives 1
Four Anthropology electives 212 to 16
Two additional Anthropology electives or Sociology electives 36 to 8
1

With prior approval, one or two courses in other departments, or special tutorials taken with anthropology faculty, may be credited toward the major as electives, if such courses complement departmental offerings and lie within a student’s specific area of anthropological interest. Majors are strongly encouraged to enroll in anthropology courses taught by faculty on both campuses, since the disciplinary specializations and course offerings differ at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.

2

Any course with the ANTH subject code or the ANTH attribute code may fulfill this requirement.

3

Any course with the ANTH subject code or the ANTH attribute code, or the SOCI subject code or the SOCI attribute code, may fulfill this requirement.

Requirements for students in Fordham College at Lincoln Center and School of Professional and Continuing Studies (Lincoln Center)

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
ANTH 1100Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 3725Culture and Culture Change4
Electives 1
Five Anthropology electives 215 to 18
Two additional Anthropology electives or Sociology electives 36 to 8
1

With prior approval, one or two courses in other departments, or special tutorials taken with anthropology faculty, may be credited toward the major as electives, if such courses complement departmental offerings and lie within a student’s specific area of anthropological interest. Majors are strongly encouraged to enroll in anthropology courses taught by faculty on both campuses, since the disciplinary specializations and course offerings differ at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.

2

Any course with the ANTH subject code or the ANTH attribute code may fulfill this requirement.

3

Any course with the ANTH subject code or the ANTH attribute code, or the SOCI subject code or the SOCI attribute code, may fulfill this requirement.

Availability

The major in anthropology is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill and Fordham College at Lincoln Center. Students in Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies may major in anthropology only if they receive the approval of their advising dean and/or department, and their schedules are sufficiently flexible to permit them to take day courses at the Rose Hill or Lincoln Center campuses.

Fordham College at Rose Hill students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.

Fordham College at Lincoln Center students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.

Professional and Continuing Studies students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the PCS Core Curriculum and any additional electives that may be required to earn a minimum of 124 credits.