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ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
This course provides an analysis of the basic market forces of demand and supply, and economic outcomes under different market structures such as competitive, imperfectly competitive and monopolistic markets. The labor and capital markets are also analyzed. In addition, the economics of the public sector emphasizes tax policy, externalities, monopoly power and the provision of public goods. The course examines contemporary social issues such as income distribution, poverty and the welfare system as well as global issues such as international trade and protectionism.
Section: 1010
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
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: 1011
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
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: 1015
3
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MATH 130 - College Algebra: Functions & Models

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
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: 1029
3
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MATH 138 - Elements of Geometry

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
A study of various topics in geometry which include: constructions, proofs, transformations, three dimensional and fractal geometry. This course is designed to emphasize discovery and visualization for students in the Liberal Arts curriculum.
Section: 1030
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MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
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: 1028
3
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PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
This course explores moral philosophy through the classic writings of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Mill, and Sartre. Through these, and many other contemporary readings, students are introduced to the major ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, natural law theory, social contract theory, egoism, and relativism. Students also learn to what extent these theories may be compatible and in what areas they are in opposition. The theories studied in the first half of the semester are then applied to a variety of contemporary moral conflicts including abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, environmental issues, stem cell research, cloning, genetics, terrorism, and a variety of global issues.
Section: 1009
3
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PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 2018 — 
This course explores moral philosophy through the classic writings of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Mill, and Sartre. Through these, and many other contemporary readings, students are introduced to the major ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, natural law theory, social contract theory, egoism, and relativism. Students also learn to what extent these theories may be compatible and in what areas they are in opposition. The theories studied in the first half of the semester are then applied to a variety of contemporary moral conflicts including abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, environmental issues, stem cell research, cloning, genetics, terrorism, and a variety of global issues.
Section: 1013
3
credits

POLSC 102 - American Goverment & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 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: 1007
3
credits

POLSC 102 - American Goverment & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 26, 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: 1024