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SPAN 101 - Elementary Spanish 1

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
This introductory course for students of Spanish develops the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. It introduces basic vocabulary and grammar and provides opportunities for students to enhance their understanding and appreciation of the Hispanic culture.
Section: 81008
3
credits

PHYSC 159 - The Solar System

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
A tour of the solar system, from the viewpoint of various physical sciences (astronomy, geology and physics). Students learn about the structure and formation of the solar system and the varied characteristics of the different planets and moons that inhabit our solar system. Includes a historical background of the space program, an overview of the current search for extra-solar planets (planets in other solar systems) and a discussion of the possibilities for extra-terrestrial life within our solar system and the universe.
Section: 82964
3
credits

PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
An introduction to the physical sciences geared towards the non-science student. This class is an introduction to critical thinking and a survey of modern science wrapped into one package. Students will learn what science really is and how to survey the world through the lens of scientific scrutiny. A foundation in the ideas of physics, geology and planetary sciences will be provided. While the course is largely conceptual, basic math skills will be used. No Lab.
Section: 81584
3
credits

ANTHR 120 - Native People of North America

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
This course examines the cultures and histories of several native nations of North America. It devotes particular attention to Native American - Euro American relations and the changing of the ideologies, identities and institutions emergent from these interactions. It studies these issues from both a historical and contemporary's perspective drawing examples from a variety of geographic locations.
Section: 80406
3
credits

ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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: 6170
3
credits

ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
An introductory course in religion designed to study the histories, basic beliefs and characteristic practices of the world’s major religions. An explanation of Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam are included. Tribal religions, as well as contemporary sects and cults, are also studied.
Section: 6192
3
credits

COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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 at SUNY WCC.
Section: 6108
3
credits

ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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: 6137
3
credits

HIS 101 - Western Civilization to 1648

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
This course is a survey of the history of Western Civilization from its earliest manifestations through the 17th century. The course begins with the birth of civilization, proceeds through Greek and Roman times to the Middle Ages and finally explores the Renaissance, the Reformation, the absolutist monarchies and the Scientific Revolution, ending with the Thirty-Years War and the formation of the nation state.
Section: 6139
3
credits

HIS 101 - Western Civilization to 1648

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
This course is a survey of the history of Western Civilization from its earliest manifestations through the 17th century. The course begins with the birth of civilization, proceeds through Greek and Roman times to the Middle Ages and finally explores the Renaissance, the Reformation, the absolutist monarchies and the Scientific Revolution, ending with the Thirty-Years War and the formation of the nation state.
Section: 6151