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MATH 116 - Development of Math Thought

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
A chronological survey of mathematics presented in historical perspective as a major cultural force in the rise of civilization. Emphasis is on problem studies with classical solutions, student projects, classroom demonstrations, and selected historical readings. The course is designed primarily for non- technical students. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 6238
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MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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: 6239
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MATH 130 - College Algebra: Functions & Models

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 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.”Notes: Students who take both MATH 130 and MATH 135 can only apply one of these two courses toward the college’s Core Requirement in mathematics.
Section: 6240
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MATH 138 - Elements of Geometry

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
July 30, 2018 — 
A study of various topics in geometry which include: constructions, proofs, transformations, three dimensional and fractal geometry. This course is designed to emphasize discovery and visualization for students in the Liberal Arts curriculum.
Section: 6252
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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5346
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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5422
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5395
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COMM 109 - Speech Communication

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 2018 — 
Theory and performance in interpersonal and intercultural communication and public speaking; the research preparation, delivery, and critical evaluation of representative oral presentations. This course grants Communications or English credit at SUNY WCC.
Section: 5433
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ECON 101 - Macroeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 2018 — 
This course is designed to introduce students to both the basic principles used in economic theory and to the institutional details of the organization of economic systems in the United States and other countries. In addition, the course helps students understand the ways in which different economies are linked and the effects of economic interactions within and between countries. The contents of the course include demand and supply analysis, national income accounting, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policies, as well as, global economic issues such as international trade and capital flows. Various contemporary policy issues are also analyzed.
Section: 5407
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ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5405