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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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