Apr 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


At the end of each course description, information is provided to indicate when the course will be scheduled.

Please Note: Schedules are subject to change; consult the Office of the Student Financial Services prior to registration. The Registrar’s website is www.iona.edu/registrar.

Courses designated NLA (non-liberal arts) cannot be applied toward the minimum liberal arts credit requirements. Course prerequisites are included in this listing. Unless otherwise specified, a course does not have a prerequisite.

 

Mass Communication

(See also Public Communication)

   •  MCO 430 - The Producer’s Craft
   •  MCO 431 - Television Aesthetics & Criticism
   •  MCO 432 - Broadcast Newsroom
   •  MCO 435 - Sports Broadcasting and Production
   •  MCO 447 - Advanced Television Production
   •  MCO 476 - Feature Writing
   •  MCO 478 - Copy Editing
   •  MCO 487 - Specialty Publications
   •  MCO 489 - Advanced Reporting
   •  MCO 491 - Independent Research in Mass Communication
   •  MCO 492 - Independent Research in Mass Communication
   •  MCO 493 - Independent Research in Mass Communication
   •  MCO 496 - Seminar in Mass Communication
   •  MCO 498 - Internship in Mass Communication
   •  MCO 499 - Special Topics in Mass Communications

Mathematics

Registration for courses numbered 240 and above requires permission of the department chair.

   •  CDS 1177 - Probability and Casinos
   •  MTH 115 - Fundamentals Of Algebra
   •  MTH 123 - Mathematical Thinking
   •  MTH 124 - Interpreting Information
   •  MTH 125 - Demystifying Numbers
   •  MTH 134 - Business Calculus
   •  MTH 135 - Precalculus
   •  MTH 153 - Mathematics for Education
   •  MTH 163 - Applied Discrete Mathematics
   •  MTH 231 - Calculus 1
   •  MTH 232 - Calculus 2
   •  MTH 233 - Calculus 3
   •  MTH 236 - Introduction to Proof
   •  MTH 240 - Theory of Numbers
   •  MTH 250 - Linear Algebra
   •  MTH 270 - Applied Statistics
   •  MTH 302 - Differential Equations
   •  MTH 310 - Discrete Mathematics
   •  MTH 403 - Geometry
   •  MTH 406 - Introduction to Topology
   •  MTH 408 - Automata and Formal Languages
   •  MTH 410 - Advanced Calculus
   •  MTH 411 - Vector Analysis
   •  MTH 415 - Complex Variables
   •  MTH 421 - Abstract Algebra 1
   •  MTH 422 - Abstract Algebra 2
   •  MTH 432 - Probability and Statistics I
   •  MTH 433 - Probability and Statistics II
   •  MTH 440 - History and Foundations of Mathematics
   •  MTH 441 - Mathematical Modeling
   •  MTH 451 - Senior Reading Course
   •  MTH 461 - Capstone Seminar
   •  MTH 491 - Special Topics in Mathematics

Peace and Justice

   •  PJS 420 - Special Topics in Peace and Justice Studies

Philosophy

Courses may be classified as follows:

  1. Core curriculum: PHL 110  PHL 210 , PHL 1110
  2. Historical courses: PHL 307 , PHL 308 , PHL 309 , PHL 312 , and PHL 314 
  3. Systematic courses: PHL 319 , PHL 320 , PHL 332 , 335, PHL 375 , and PHL 420 
  4. Contemporary courses: PHL 211, PHL 305 , PHL 321 , PHL 327 , PHL 337 , PHL 346 , PHL 351 , PHL 353, PHL 356 , PHL 360 , PHL 365 , PHL 366 , and PHL 381 
  5. Independent research: PHL 400 

   •  PHL 110 - Introduction to Philosophy
   •  PHL 210 - Action & Character: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy
   •  PHL 215 - Matters of Life and Death
   •  PHL 216 - Freedom and Morality
   •  PHL 217 - Morality and Skepticism
   •  PHL 218 - Markets and Morals
   •  PHL 305 - Philosophy of Sport
   •  PHL 307 - Major Representatives of Ancient Philosophy
   •  PHL 308 - Major Representatives of Medieval Philosophy
   •  PHL 309 - Major Representatives of Modern Philosophy
   •  PHL 312 - Major Representatives of Contemporary Philosophy
   •  PHL 314 - Major Representatives of American Philosophy
   •  PHL 319 - Philosophy of Reality
   •  PHL 320 - Philosophy of Knowledge
   •  PHL 321 - Philosophy of Mind
   •  PHL 327 - Moral Problems
   •  PHL 332 - Logic: Basis of Correct Reasoning
   •  PHL 337 - Philosophy and Culture
   •  PHL 346 - Philosophy of Religion
   •  PHL 351 - Revolution in Sexual Morality
   •  PHL 354 - Feminist Philosophy
   •  PHL 355 - Thomas Paine and the Revolutionary Tradition
   •  PHL 356 - Social and Political Philosophy
   •  PHL 360 - Ethics and Business
   •  PHL 361 - Ethical Issues in Science and Technology
   •  PHL 363 - Philosophy of Psychology and Neuroscience
   •  PHL 365 - Philosophy of Science
   •  PHL 366 - Problems in Medical Ethics
   •  PHL 375 - Aesthetics
   •  PHL 381 - Philosophy of Law
   •  PHL 383 - Philosophy of Human Nature
   •  PHL 400 - Independent Study
   •  PHL 401 - Special Topics in Philosophy
   •  PHL 402 - Special Topics in Philosophy
   •  PHL 410 - Special Topics in Philosophy
   •  PHL 420 - Capstone Seminar

Physics

   •  PHY 101 - General Physics I
   •  PHY 102 - General Physics II
   •  PHY 103 - General Physics I Without Lab
   •  PHY 104 - General Physics II Without Lab
   •  PHY 105 - Earth Science
   •  PHY 106 - General Astronomy
   •  PHY 120 - Computer Music System
   •  PHY 300 - Mathematical Mechanics I
   •  PHY 301 - Mathematical Mechanics II
   •  PHY 315 - Electricity and Magnetism I
   •  PHY 316 - Electricity and Magnetism II
   •  PHY 323 - Modern Physics I
   •  PHY 324 - Modern Physics II
   •  PHY 423 - Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
   •  PHY 424 - Quantum Mechanics
 

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