Sociology Major

Students majoring in sociology at FCRH, FCLC, and PCS are required to complete 10 courses. 

Fordham College at Rose Hill

CourseTitleCredits
Required Courses 1
SOCI 1100INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3
SOCI 2800SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY4
SOCI 2850METHODS SOCIAL RESEARCH I4
SOCI 2851METHODS SOCIAL RESEARCH II4
Electives 2
Select six electives 3
1

These required courses are designed to help the student achieve basic sociological literacy and obtain a reasonable grasp of empirical research techniques.

2

Sociology majors are free to choose their remaining elective courses according to their interests and career goals from a broad spectrum of sociological courses offered by the department.

3

At FCRH, two courses in anthropology may be included among the electives, and with the written approval of the chairperson or associate chairperson, two courses in other social science departments may be counted toward the elective courses, giving the major considerable opportunity to develop an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human social behavior.

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

Fordham College at Lincoln Center

CourseTitleCredits
Required Courses 1
SOCI 1100INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3
SOCI 2800SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY4
or SOCI 3017 INEQUALITY IN AMERICA
SOCI 2606SOCIAL SCIENCE STATISTICS4
SOCI 2650BASIC RESEARCH METHODS4
Electives 2
Select six electives
1

These required courses are designed to help the student achieve basic sociological literacy and obtain a reasonable grasp of empirical research techniques.

2

Sociology majors are free to choose their remaining elective courses according to their interests and career goals from a broad spectrum of sociological courses offered by the department.

At FCLC, a major may, with prior approval, take up to two courses outside sociology, from among anthropology, African and African American studies, Latin American and Latino studies, and social work.

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

Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies

CourseTitleCredits
Required Courses 1
SOCI 1100INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3
SOCI 2800SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY4
or SOCI 3017 INEQUALITY IN AMERICA
SOCI 2606SOCIAL SCIENCE STATISTICS4
SOCI 2650BASIC RESEARCH METHODS4
Cross-disciplinary Course 1
Select one cross-disciplinary course in consultation with an adviser
Electives 2
Select five electives
1

These required courses are designed to help the student achieve basic sociological literacy and obtain a reasonable grasp of empirical research techniques.

2

Sociology majors are free to choose their remaining elective courses according to their interests and career goals from a broad spectrum of sociological courses offered by the department. 

Availability

The major in sociology is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center. 

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.