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ART 109 - Art History 2: Renaissance to Mod

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
A selective history of the western European tradition of art. Students learn about the development of western civilization through the study of art and architecture from the Renaissance to Modern periods and acquire skills for analyzing and interpreting works of art in relations to their historical and cultural context. Required museum visit.
Section: 13711
3
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
This course asks students to study the impact of American mass media on American culture and on the cultures of other nations; to consider how mass media alters concepts of culture; and to develop an understanding of the economic forces that influence and shape the media. An emphasis will be placed on critical thinking in a seminar situation. The course grants English or Communications credits.
Section: 13637
3
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COMM 109 - Speech Communication

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
Theory and performance in interpersonal and intercultural communication and public speaking; the research preparation, delivery, and critical evaluation of representative oral presentations. This course grants Communications or English credit.
Section: 13712
3
credits

ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
This course provides an analysis of the basic market forces of demand and supply, and economic outcomes under different market structures such as competitive, imperfectly competitive and monopolistic markets. The labor and capital markets are also analyzed. In addition, the economics of the public sector emphasizes tax policy, externalities, monopoly power and the provision of public goods. The course examines contemporary social issues such as income distribution, poverty and the welfare system as well as global issues such as international trade and protectionism.
Section: 13509
3
credits

ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
This course provides an analysis of the basic market forces of demand and supply, and economic outcomes under different market structures such as competitive, imperfectly competitive and monopolistic markets. The labor and capital markets are also analyzed. In addition, the economics of the public sector emphasizes tax policy, externalities, monopoly power and the provision of public goods. The course examines contemporary social issues such as income distribution, poverty and the welfare system as well as global issues such as international trade and protectionism.
Section: 13629
4
credits

MATH 135 - College Algebra - Trigonometry

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
Topics in algebra and trigonometry include: linear functions, algebra of functions, domain and range of functions, complex numbers, quadratic functions, radical and absolute value equations, linear inequalities, polynomial division, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphing calculator applications, trigonometric functions, applications of right triangles, circular functions, and graphs of trigonometric functions. This course is designed primarily for students in the technologies, math/science, and the students who intend to continue in mathematics or who need to take physics. Note: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 15706
3
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MATH 130 - College Algebra: Functions & Models

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
Mainly for students in business, social studies, liberal arts/humanities. Major topics include: an introduction to functions and graphing, linear functions, quadratic and exponential functions. Additional topics include: rates of change, modeling data, systems of linear equations, exponents, radicals, and logarithms. A specific graphics calculator is required and integrated throughout the course. Not intended for science, technical, or engineering students or students who want to continue on the regular “calculus track.”
Section: 14687
4
credits

MATH 140 - Statistics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
A general introduction to statistical methods for students in all academic disciplines. Topics include: descriptive methods and the presentation of data, a thorough treatment of the basic concepts of probability, techniques of statistical inference and decision-making through hypothesis testing, the methods of correlation and regression analysis, and the application of non-parametric methods in various subject areas. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 14766
3
credits

MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
A course in quantitative literacy designed for students in Liberal Arts, Social Science, and Humanities. Emphasis will be on the practical aspects of mathematics. Topics include: non-traditional problem solving techniques, personal finance utilizing a graphing calculator organizing and analyzing data, the Normal Curve, methods of counting, applications of elementary probability, and mathematical research on the Internet. Written projects are required in one or more of the following areas: analysis of a stock market portfolio, a statistical case study, and historical topics related to mathematics. Note: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 14685
3
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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
This course establishes the foundation of representative constitutional government in the context of modern political theory and details the structures and processes that underlie the functioning of the United States' political system. Emphasis is placed on the social and legal resolution of current issues that challenge democratic governance especially in the areas of civil rights and social justice and competing notions of equality and liberty.
Section: 14998