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Written and Oral Intensives Requirements

Requirements: 2 each

All Iona College students are required to complete two (2) Written Intensive (WI) and two (2) Oral Intensive (OI) courses as part of their degree requirements. Neither the Columba Cornerstone nor ENG 120/ENG 122 fulfills this requirement.


Written Intensives
Course Number Course Name
BIO 101 General Biology 1
BUS 240 Principles of Marketing
BUS 410 The Role of Business in Contemporary American Society
CHM 140 Chemistry of Emotions
CHM 222 Analytical Chemistry
CRJ 440 Profiling Violent Crimes
ECO 310 Econometrics
ECO 409 History of Economic Ideas
EDU 382 An Integrated Approach to Teaching Language Arts
ENG 314 Introduction to Literary Studies
ENG 358 Advanced Writing: Strategies and Skills
ENG 499 Senior Seminar: Literature and Criticism
ITA 260 Italian Civilization
ITA 261 Italian American Experience
ITA 265 Dante’s Divine Comedy
ITA 266 Sinners and Saints: Dante’s Purgatorio and Paradiso
MSC 305 Creative Advertising Strategy
MSC 350 Writing for the Screen
MSC 370 Writing for Public Relations Credits
MSC 377 Writing and Reporting for Multiplatform Journalism
MTH 236 Introduction to Proof
PHY 101 General Physics 1
PHY 105 Earth Science
PHY 106 General Astronomy
PHY 120 Computer Music System
PSY 390 Experimental Psychology 1
PSY 412 Social Psychology
PSY 441 Developmental Psychology
RST 324 Christian Sexual Ethics
RST 343 Sufism: Traditions of Islamic Mysticism
RST 370 Creative Peacemaking
RST 406 Biomedical Ethics and the Christian Tradition
RST 450 Religious Studies Capstone
SOC 322 Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC 450 Senior Seminar
SOW 3200 Research for Social Work Practice
Oral Intensives
Course Number Course Name
BIO 450 Biology Seminar
BUS 220 Principles of Management
BUS 470 Business Policy and Strategy
CHM 150 Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
CHM 328 Inorganic, Organometallic and Nanomaterials Lab
CHM 450 Seminar
CRJ 490 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
ECO 355 The FED Challenge
ECO 370 Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development
EDU 380 Constructing Literacy Portfolios for Effective Teaching
ENG 315 New Contexts and Voices in Literary Studies
ENT 200 Introduction to Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Practice & Mindset
MSC 275 Introduction to Multiplatform Journalism
PSY 331 Personnel Psychology
PSY 338 History and Systems: Psychology of Learning
PSY 342 Violence Toward the Self
PSY 445 Hormones and Behavior
PSY 496 Senior Seminar
RST 209 Peace and Social Justice
RST 318 Violence, Peace, and Social Justice (RST 209 OI credit through 18-19)
RST 345 Note to Self: Sacred Music & Poetry
SCS 101 Introduction to Oral Communication
SCS 205 Interpersonal Speech Communication
SCS 209 Business and Professional Speaking
SCS 220 Intercultural Communication
SCS 221 Gender Differences in Human Communication
SCS 225 Public Speaking
SCS 332 Problems in Media Communication
SCS 366 Audiology
SOW 3120 Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Life Course
SOW 4910 Senior Seminar
Courses that count towards the Written Intensive or the Oral Intensive requirement
Course Number Course Name
CS 481 Software Project Development: Design
EDU 462 Observation and Student Teaching for Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12
EDU 466 Observation and Student Teaching at the Childhood Level
EDU 467 Observation and Student Teaching at the Early Childhood and Childhood Level
ENG 499 Senior Seminar: Literature and Criticism
HST 301 The Study of History
HST 497 History Capstone
IST 497 Capstone in International Studies
MSC 496 Seminar in Mass Communication
POL 497 Capstone in Political Science
PSY 491 Experimental Psychology 2


Elena Procario-Foley

Elena G. Procario-Foley, Ph.D.

Director, Core Curriculum

Driscoll Professor of Jewish-Catholic Studies