Theology Religious Studies Second Major

In order to accommodate the needs of overlapping requirements, students who double-major in theology religious studies and another major have the option to follow a slightly different set of requirements for their theology and religious studies program. Double majors may also follow the standard major requirements if they choose.

All Fordham College undergraduates are required to take FAITH AND CRITICAL REASON (THEO 1000)  as well as one Sacred Texts and Traditions course (courses with the STXT attribute code). Although they are part of the Core Curriculum, they also provide a fundamental introduction to the coursework required of the major.

The second major comprises six additional courses:

Course Title Credits
Select two Christian Thought and Practice courses:8
CHRISTIAN THOUGHT AND PRACTICE I
CHRISTIAN THOUGHT AND PRACTICE II
CHRISTIAN THOUGHT AND PRACTICE III
Select four general Theology electives 112 to 16

Secondary majors are strongly encouraged, but not required, to take as an elective the capstone seminar CONTEMPORARY CONVERSATIONS IN THEOLOGY (THEO 3860). The capstone course crowns the requirements for the major by focusing on a common theological theme. The theme of the course and the works utilized will depend on the expertise of the instructor; it includes a 25-to 30-page final paper.

Availability

The secondary major 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.