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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
March 19, 2018 — 
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: 11779
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
March 19, 2018 — 
This course is an introduction to psychology as a behavioral science. Topics include the theoretical perspectives of psychology, research methodology, the biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning and memory. While primarily a lecture and a discussion course, other pedagogical methods such as case studies, student projects, films, and on-line exercises may be used to develop a more comprehensive understanding of human behavior. Designed for students who meet the college’s requirements for enrollment in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 11770
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
March 19, 2018 — 
This course is an introduction to psychology as a behavioral science. Topics include the theoretical perspectives of psychology, research methodology, the biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning and memory. While primarily a lecture and a discussion course, other pedagogical methods such as case studies, student projects, films, and on-line exercises may be used to develop a more comprehensive understanding of human behavior. Designed for students who meet WCC’s requirements for enrollment in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 11780
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
March 19, 2018 — 
Basic theories and concepts relating to the study of groups in human society are studied. Emphasis is placed on the concept of culture; the reciprocal relationships of culture and the individual. It is designed to introduce interested students to the basic principles of this discipline.
Section: 11771
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
March 19, 2018 — 
Basic theories and concepts relating to the study of groups in human society are studied. Emphasis is placed on the concept of culture; the reciprocal relationships of culture and the individual. It is designed to introduce interested students to the basic principles of this discipline.
Section: 11781
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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10823
3
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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10824
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ANTHR 120 - Native People of North America

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 11083
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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10890
3
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ART 108 - Art History 1: Ancient to Medieval

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
A selective history of the art of ancient cultures from Prehistory to the European Gothic period. Students learn about the development of ancient world civilizations through the study of art and architecture, and acquire skills for analyzing and interpreting works of art in relation to their historical and cultural context.
Section: 11615