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Fordham University (Domestic and International Students)

New York, NY 4-Year Private

Fordham Academics

Fordham University requires at least 124 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Around 83% of students who started college at Fordham complete all the credits required within six years. Fordham offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Fordham?

Fordham has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Fordham

When choosing a major, Fordham students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Fordham below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Fordham does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Fordham Offer Learning Disability Services?

Fordham offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Fordham Have An Online Program?

Fordham has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Fordham Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Fordham offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Fordham Have An Honor's Program?

Fordham offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and does not offer a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does Fordham Require Internships?

Fordham does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Fordham Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Western European Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Communication, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Special Education and Teaching, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Education, Other
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Comparative Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
International Law and Legal Studies
Intellectual Property Law
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Conservation Biology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Financial Mathematics
Statistics, General
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Dispute Resolution
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Applied and Professional Ethics
Religion/Religious Studies
Christian Studies
Theology/Theological Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Developmental and Child Psychology
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Educational Psychology
Applied Psychology
Psychology, Other
Social Work
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Urban Studies/Affairs
Social Sciences, Other
Digital Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Music, General
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Organizational Leadership
Accounting and Finance
Finance, General
Investments and Securities
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Business Statistics
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
History, General

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