Philosophy Minor

Minors in philosophy must complete the following six courses:

Course Title Credits
Required courses (common core)
PHIL 1000Philosophy of Human Nature 1
PHIL 3000Philosophical Ethics 2
Elective courses
Select four additional courses 3

For Fordham College at Rose Hill Honors Program students, HPRH 1103 Foundational Texts: Philosophy fulfills the Philosophy of Human Nature requirement.


For Fordham College at Rose Hill Honors Program students, HPRH 2202 Focused Study: Philosophy fulfills the Philosophical Ethics requirement.


Any course with the PHIL subject code or PHIL attribute (including EP4, Interdisciplinary capstone courses, American Pluralism, and Global Studies) may fulfill the elective requirement. Graduate-level courses with the PHIL subject code may also count as electives, though special approval to register for such courses may be required.

To declare a minor in philosophy, students should contact the associate chair on the relevant campus, who will also assign a faculty adviser to the student from within the department to assist with program planning.


The minor in philosophy is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.