Philosophy Minor

Minors in philosophy must complete the following six courses:

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

Any course with the PHIL subject code may fulfill this requirement, as may (for students in the FCRH Honors ProgramHPRH 1103 Foundational Texts: Philosophy and HPRH 2202 Focused Study: Philosophy.

A Senior Values Seminar in philosophy may also be included.

Upon declaring a major or minor in philosophy, students should contact the associate chair on the relevant campus to select a faculty adviser to assist in planning their program.


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