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AHIS 283 - History of New York City

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
This course surveys the history of New York City (New Amsterdam until 1664) from its origins as a trading post for Dutch West India Co. to its present status as America's foremost metropolis. Building on the work of urban historians, this course weaves together evidence & interpretations from the fields of economic, political, social, ethnic & cultural history. Attention to the city's growth in the colonial period, its emergence as the center of American commerce in 19th century & its current position as a center of the production of American popular culture.
Section: W1
3
credits

ANTH 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
Using a cross-cultural perspective, this course provides an understanding of human behaviors and beliefs, kinship systems, world view, social organization, and economic and political systems. Focusing on both cultural diversity and universal values, course provides an understanding of contemporary human problems and needs, and stimulates concern about change and continuity in the global society.
Section: W1
3
credits

ANTH 201 - North American Indians

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
An ethnographic and historical survey of North American Indian cultures from first European contact to the present. Emphasis is placed on contemporary Indian communities and their antecedents. Topics include Indian economies and sociopolitical organization, religions and world view, culture change and federal-state Indian policies.
Section: W1
3
credits

FAMS 205 - Marriage & Family Relationship

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
This course focuses on important issues in marriage and family relationships. Topics such as dating, friendship, mate selection, gender roles, marital adjustment, parenthood, and healthy family functioning will be included.
Section: WW
3
credits

HIST 145 - U.S. History II

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
Instead of a general survey approach the emphasis of this course will be on significant problems and controversial developments in the history of the United States since the end of Reconstruction until the present.
Section: W1
3
credits

LITR 283 - Women's Literature

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
Exploration of the role of women through reading literature by and about women.
Section: WW
3
credits

MUSC 223 - History of Rock Music

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
A survey and analysis of style and content from the pre-50's to the 80's. The course will trace the musical and sociological development of this contemporary music idiom from its predecessors to the 80's. Artists to be studied include Bill Haley, Elvis Presley, chuck Berry, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Elton John and others. Emphasis will also be placed on the various sub-styles of rock music which developed, including rockabilly, soul music, acid rock, southern rock, country-western, hard rock and new wave music.
Section: WW
3
credits

NUTR 142 - Nutrition In Everyday Life

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
A study of nutrition and foods designed for non-food and nutrition majors. This course considers the physiological, environmental, cultural, economic, and psychological factors that govern our individual food choices. As they formulate a personal wellness plan, students will demonstrate their understanding of observation, measurement and data collection, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis.
Section: W3
3
credits

PHED 202 - Current Health Problems & Issues

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
An investigation of important health problems and issues in modern American society.
Section: W1
3
credits

PHED 203 - Current Adolescent Health Issues

Oneonta / University College | Summer 2017
July 5, 2017 — 
This course will explore a range of mental and physical health issues that are of special concern to adolescents today. It will also identify risk and protective factors and treatment options. Consideration is given to racial/ ethnic, socioeconomic and sexual diversity. Journaling and informed discussion are essential components of this course.
Section: WW