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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
The students examine the history of the United States from pre-World War I to the present; the development and impact of big business; the Progressive Era and World War II; the return to normalcy and the Depression; recovery and the New Deal; World War II and its aftermath; the Cold War, Korea, civil rights; the Kennedy administration and beyond.
Section: 85227
4
credits

MATH 135 - College Algebra - Trigonometry

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
Topics in algebra and trigonometry include: linear functions, algebra of functions, domain and range of functions, complex numbers, quadratic functions, radical and absolute value equations, linear inequalities, polynomial division, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphing calculator applications, trigonometric functions, applications of right triangles, circular functions, and graphs of trigonometric functions. This course is designed primarily for students in the technologies, math/science, and the students who intend to continue in mathematics or who need to take physics. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 87354
3
credits

MATH 130 - College Algebra: Functions & Models

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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.”
Section: 86774
4
credits

MATH 140 - Statistics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
A general introduction to statistical methods for students in all academic disciplines. Topics include: descriptive methods and the presentation of data, a thorough treatment of the basic concepts of probability, techniques of statistical inference and decision-making through hypothesis testing, the methods of correlation and regression analysis, and the application of non-parametric methods in various subject areas. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 87248
3
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MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 87220
3
credits

POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 85769
3
credits

POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 85829
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 85225
3
credits

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
October 28, 2019 — 
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: 85223
3
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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 85122