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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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: 6138
3
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PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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: 6213
3
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POLSC 113 - Middle Eastern Politics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
This course introduces students to the modern political history of the Middle East. Students will learn the histories and forces behind the formation of all the major nation-states in the region (Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria and the rest of the Gulf States). We will examine the transformation of this region and these states with particular emphasis on it relationship with European and other "Western" powers. Lastly, we will study contemporary issues ranging from the role of Islam, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, oil production and to the rise of local and international terrorism.
Section: 6145
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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 want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 6124
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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 want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 6129
3
credits

PSYCH 107 - Social Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
The scientific study of the numerous ways that other people influence our thoughts, emotions and behaviors. One of the main themes in the course is the constant tension between being an individual and yet being subject to pressures from others. Students learn to analyze these situational forces that impinge on their everyday lives and in the process become able to choose how to respond.
Section: 6140
3
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PSYCH 110 - Developmental Psychology: Adolescence

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
A survey course that focuses on adolescent behavior and development. It emphasizes theoretical issues and empirical findings in the social, cognitive, personality, and emotional development of contemporary adolescents. Issues of special relevance for adolescents are covered, e.g., peer pressure, sexuality, drugs, identity and social relationships.
Section: 6130
3
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PSYCH 111 - Human Sexuality

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
This course discusses the biological, psychological and cultural aspects of sexuality. Students become familiar with the reproductive structures and their functions as well as how personal, familial, and cultural factors influence how sexuality is treated and understood. Students also develop a historical view of how attitudes regarding sexuality have changed over time and how the topic has been researched and studied.
Section: 6131
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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: 6141
3
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SOC 102 - Marriage and the Family

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
This course provides an exploration of the interpersonal dynamics and changing institutional structures of the family. Topics covered include dating, preparation for marriage, role expectations, communication, family interaction, the future of the nuclear family and alternative family structures. The course is designed for any student with an interest in the area.
Section: 6142