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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
This course focuses on the cultural behavior of human beings and examines the origin and development of culture. Cross-cultural studies are used to highlight how human groups share common traits as well as how they differ. Course topics include how culture is acquired and shared, the reflexive nature of culture regarding personality, gender, economics, sexuality, kinship, politics, religion, art, and culture change.
Section: 80419
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
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: 80848
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ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
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: 80427
3
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ENG 101 - Writing and Research

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
Students in English 101 conduct research and write proposals, annotated bibliographies or literature reviews, and research essays. They develop research topics and questions; identify, summarize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize relevant sources; and present arguments based on their findings. Students document where information and ideas come from by using MLA style. They enter academic conversations by doing research that builds upon existing knowledge.
Section: 80852
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ENG 101 - Writing and Research

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
Students in English 101 conduct research and write proposals, annotated bibliographies or literature reviews, and research essays. They develop research topics and questions; identify, summarize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize relevant sources; and present arguments based on their findings. Students document where information and ideas come from by using MLA style. They enter academic conversations by doing research that builds upon existing knowledge.
Section: 81097
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ENG 102 - Writing and Literature

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
The second semester of a two-semester English sequence. Students are introduced to literary terminology and methodology. They demonstrate in writing and discussion the ability to understand, analyze, and interpret works representing (but not limited to) the genres of drama, fiction, and poetry. Students enter broader conversations about literature by conducting research, evaluating sources, and documenting where information and ideas come from using MLA style.
Section: 80855
3
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ENG 102 - Writing and Literature

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
The second semester of a two-semester English sequence. Students are introduced to literary terminology and methodology. They demonstrate in writing and discussion the ability to understand, analyze, and interpret works representing (but not limited to) the genres of drama, fiction, and poetry. Students enter broader conversations about literature by conducting research, evaluating sources, and documenting where information and ideas come from using MLA style.
Section: 81098
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
The students examine the history of the United States from pre-World War I to the present; the development and impact of big business; the Progressive Era and World War II; the return to normalcy and the Depression; recovery and the New Deal; World War II and its aftermath; the Cold War, Korea, civil rights; the Kennedy administration and beyond.
Section: 80420
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MATH 130 - College Algebra: Functions & Models

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
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: 83139
3
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MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
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. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 83125