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PSYCH 109 - Developmental Psychology: Childhood

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
Theoretical and empirical findings in child and developmental psychology from infancy to pre-adolescence are studied. Emphasis is placed on theories of development and factors facilitating and inhibiting human development.
Section: 5732
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PSYCH 110 - Developmental Psychology: Adolescence

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5165
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PSYCH 111 - Human Sexuality

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5101
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5119
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SOC 102 - Marriage and the Family

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
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: 5120
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PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
June 26, 2017 — 
An introduction to the physical sciences geared towards the non-science student. This class is an introduction to critical thinking and a survey of modern science wrapped into one package. Students will learn what science really is and how to survey the world through the lens of scientific scrutiny. A foundation in the ideas of physics, geology and planetary sciences will be provided. While the course is largely conceptual, basic math skills will be used. No Lab.
Section: 5253
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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 2017 — 
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: 5695
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 2017 — 
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: 5020
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COMM 109 - Speech Communication

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 2017 — 
Theory and performance in interpersonal and intercultural communication and public speaking; the research preparation, delivery, and critical evaluation of representative oral presentations. This course grants Communications or English credit.
Section: 5049
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COMM 109 - Speech Communication

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 2017 — 
Theory and performance in interpersonal and intercultural communication and public speaking; the research preparation, delivery, and critical evaluation of representative oral presentations. This course grants Communications or English credit.
Section: 5075