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POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
This is a survey course in the structures and functions of government given to the states by the United States Constitution. Beginning with concept of Federalism, the class explores the parallel legislative, executive, judicial and administrative law operation. Special emphasis will be placed on identifying and resolving pressing infrastructure and superstructure issues of local communities with the goal of increasing popular participation in governance.
Section: 15000
3
credits

PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 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. Designed for students who meet the college’s requirements for enrollment in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 13510
3
credits

PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 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. Designed for students who meet the college’s requirements for enrollment in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 13516
3
credits

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 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: 13511
3
credits

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 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: 12950
3
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PHYSC 167 - The Solar System-Lecture

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
A tour of the solar system, from the viewpoint of various physical sciences (astronomy, geology and physics). Students learn about the structure and formation of the solar system, and the varied characteristics of the planets and moons that inhabit our solar system. Includes a discussion of recent and current space missions, an overview of the current search for exoplanets (planets in other solar systems), and a discussion of the possibilities for extra-terrestrial life within our solar system and the universe.
Section: 14767
1
credit

PHYSC 168 - The Solar System Lab

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
Students will learn how to think like a scientist - they will collect and analyze data from a variety of solar system data sources to answer research questions. Topics/data sources include the characteristics of planets and moons in our solar system, impact cratering, planets around stars other than the Sun (exoplanets), geologic features on the moon, and more. Note: This is an optional 1-credit lab to accompany PHYSC 167- The Solar System. Students who need a science with a lab should register for both PYHSC 167 and PHYSC 168; students who do not need or want a lab should just register for PHYSC 167.
Section: 14768
3
credits

SOC 102 - Marriage and the Family

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
March 23, 2020 — 
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: 15768
3
credits

ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
January 21, 2020 — 
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: 12823
3
credits

ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
January 21, 2020 — 
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: 12824