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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 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: 1018
3
credits

PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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.
Section: 1004
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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.
Section: 1012
3
credits

PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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.
Section: 1020
3
credits

PSYCH 107 - Social Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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: 1017
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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: 1005
3
credits

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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: 1010
3
credits

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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: 1021
3
credits

PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2019-20
January 2, 2020 — 
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: 1028
3
credits

ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 85226