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Rose Hill Honors Curriculum at a Glance

At Fordham College Rose Hill, students take five courses each semester in the first two years and four courses each semester in junior and senior year. With the Honors curriculum, our students take a sequence of foundational and focused study courses alongside their major courses, electives, and language requirement to complete a full schedule.

Required Honors Courses for Each Semester 

Fall

  • Interdisciplinary STEM I
  • Foundational Texts: Theology/Classics
  • Foundational Texts: Philosophy

1-credit Bronx Exploration (either semester)

Spring

  • Interdisciplinary STEM II
  • Foundational Texts: Literature
  • Foundational Topics: History
  • Foundational Topics: Art History/Music History

Fall

  • Justice 1: The American Experience
  • Focused Study: History

1-credit Research Methods/Oral Presentation (either semester)

Spring

  • Justice 2: Global Contexts
  • Focused Study: Philosophy

Fall

  • Focused Study: Literature

1-credit Ignatian Education Seminar (either semester, junior or senior year)

Spring

  • Focused Study: Theology

Fall

  • Thesis Seminar: Portfolio Development

1-credit Ignatian Education Seminar (either semester, junior or senior year)      

Spring

  • Thesis Seminar: 3-Minute Thesis
    ​​​​​​​Note: Students take both thesis classes but complete their thesis in one semester.