Iona College

New Rochelle, NY

Iona College says, "The Iona College Core Curriculum commits to the ideals of liberal education through the provision of a common learning experience that prepares students for ethical, engaged citizenship and lifelong learning through the lenses of diversity, sustainability, and a global perspective. Framed by the values of peace, justice, and service, the content-rich, interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum is cohesively structured and characterized by an emphasis on the skills of critical thinking and literacy in its many forms. Aspiring to the ideal of full intellectual engagement, the Core Curriculum seeks to facilitate students' ability to question and challenge accepted wisdom." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.iona.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,178
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:59%
  • Tuition & Fees:$37,682 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the "History" component of the "Humanities" requirement are world history and Western civilization courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences and Business" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural Science because the "Laboratory Science" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/18/2018

D

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