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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5108
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MATH 140 - Statistics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5258
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MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions & Coordinate Geometry)

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
A detailed analysis of topics essential to mastery of a follow-up course in calculus. Assisted by applications utilizing a graphical/scientific calculator, topics include: functions and inverse relations; trigonometric functions and identities; the study of polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions; and selected topics in analytic geometry. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5626
4
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MATH 120 - Nature of Mathematics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
The purpose of this course is to improve problem- solving skills and extend students’ understanding of the nature of mathematics beyond algebra. The topics include: problem solving, number theory, secret codes, the golden rectangle, symmetry, the concept of infinity, topology, chaos, fractals, the uses and abuses of statistics, uncertainty and decision making. This course is appropriate for liberal arts students entering fields of study that are not mathematically-oriented.
Section: 5617
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MATH 191 - Calculus 2

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
Riemann Sums, the definite integral and the definition of area; Fundamental Theorems of Calculus and the area under a curve; integration of logarithmic, exponential and other transcendental functions; theory and application of the definite integral; techniques of integration; L'Hopital's Rule; improper integration; infinite series, including power series and Taylor's formula. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until after first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5628
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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5701
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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5711
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POLSC 111 - Introduction To World Politics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
This course is designed to introduce students to the study of international affairs and politics. Topics covered include: realist vs. idealist theory; levels of analysis; nationalism and internationalism; international law and organizations; international security; human rights, energy and environmental
Section: 5151
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5098
3
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PSYCH 107 - Social Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5130