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Humanities Requirements

15 credits

All Iona College students are required to take one three-credit course each in Fine and Performing Arts, Literature, History, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Fine And Performing Arts Core Course Choices

Choose 1

Prefix Course Number Course Name
FPA 200 Art Appreciation
FPA 201 Introduction to the Theatre, Theatre Elements
FPA 202 Music Appreciation
FPA 203 Drawing and Painting I
FPA 205 Introduction to the Theatre, Theatre Foundations
FPA 207 Shakespeare in Performance
FPA 209 Women in Music
FPA 211 Introduction to Sculpture
FPA 212 Art History: The Prehistoric Era to the Middle Ages
FPA 213 Art History: Renaissance to Modern Art
FPA 217 Modern Art in New York City Collections
FPA 220 Dance Appreciation
FPA 225 Theatre History: Ancient Greek Theatre to the Renaissance
FPA 226 Theatre History: The Renaissance to the Modern Theatre
FPA 229 Introduction to Classical Acting
FPA 230 Introduction to Acting
FPA 233 Music in the Time of Thomas Paine
FPA 234 Practical Music Experience
FPA 235 Music in Film and Video
FPA 236 History of Popular Music in America
FPA 237 Music in World Cultures
FPA 238 Music History: Formations
FPA 239 Music History: Classical to Modern
FPA 240 Introduction to World Dance Forms
FPA 244 Introduction to Ballet
FPA 245 Introduction to Choreography
FPA 246 Digital Photography and Imaging Manipulation
FPA 250 Modern Dance I
FPA 258 Music and Politics
FPA 260 Introduction to Jazz Dance

Literature Core Course Choices

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Prefix Course Number Course Name
ENG 212 Self and Society
ENG 213 Transformations
ENG 214 New Worlds

History Core Course Choices

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Prefix Course Number Course Name
HST 101 The Evolution of Western Civilization
HST 120 Timeless Issues in History
HST 201 Tradition and Modernity: The Challenge of the Non-Western World
HST 304 From Hamilton to Mickey Mouse: The Politics of Innovation in American History
HST 310 American Colonial History
HST 311 The American West
HST 315 Civil War and Reconstruction
HST 319 America’s Recent Past
HST 335 The Development of American Foreign Relations
HST 336 American Foreign Relations in the Modern Age
HST 337 The Immigrant Experience
HST 338 The Vietnam Wars
HST 343 Medieval Europe
HST 345 The History of Violence
HST 346 Renaissance and Reformation Europe
HST 351 Europe, 1648-1815 Age of Reason and Revolution
HST 352 The Age of Ideology
HST 355 The Soviet Experiment and Post-Soviet Successor States
HST 360 Historical Geography
HST 368 Europe in the Contemporary World
HST 370 Russia under the Romanovs
HST 372 History of Eastern Europe
HST 374 Revolution in the Modern World
HST 381 African Civilization
HST 382 Africa in the Modern World
HST 385 The Modern Middle East: From the Rise of Nation States to ISIS
HST 386 The Iranian World
HST 391 China: From Confucianism to Communism
HST 392 Japan: From Ancient Myth to Constitutional Monarchy
HST 393 A History of Southern Asia
HST 396 The Emergence of Modern Latin America
HST 410 Seminar in History
HST 411 Oral History: Methodology and Applications
GEO 415 Economics of Global Resources

Philosophy Core Course Choices

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Prefix Course Number Course Name
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy
PHL 215 Matters of Life and Death
PHL 216 Freedom and Morality
PHL 217 Morality and Skepticism
PHL 218 Markets and Morals

Religious Studies Core Course Choices

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Prefix Course Number Course Name
RST 220 The Religious Imagination
RST 206 Spirituality
RST 208 Ethics and Morality
RST 209 Peace and Social Justice
RST 213 Religion and the Natural World
RST 215 Islam: History, Belief, Practice
RST 317 American Religious Experience
RST 318 Violence, Peace, and Social Justice
RST 327 The Holocaust and the Churches
RST 328 The Religious Imagination
RST 330 Women, Gender, and Religion
RST 338 The Gospels
RST 341 Story of the Universe
RST 343 Sufism: Traditions of Islamic Mysticism
RST 370 Creative Peacemaking
RST 375 Wisdom Literature