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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
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: 81037
3
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POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 2018 — 
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: 82857
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 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 meet the college’s requirements for enrollment in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 80418
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 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: 82859
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
October 29, 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: 80416
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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
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: 80308
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ART 108 - Art History 1: Ancient to Medieval

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
A selective history of the art of ancient cultures from Prehistory to the European Gothic period. Students learn about the development of ancient world civilizations through the study of art and architecture, and acquire skills for analyzing and interpreting works of art in relation to their historical and cultural context.
Section: 81018
3
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ART 109 - Art History 2: Renaissance to Modern

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
A selective history of the western European tradition of art. Students learn about the development of western civilization through the study of art and architecture from the Renaissance to Modern periods and acquire skills for analyzing and interpreting works of art in relations to their historical and cultural context. Required museum visit.
Section: 80719
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 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.
Section: 83390
3
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 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.
Section: 80713