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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10824
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ANTHR 120 - Native People of North America

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
This course examines the cultures and histories of several native nations of North America. It devotes particular attention to Native American - Euro American relations and the changing of the ideologies, identities and institutions emergent from these interactions. It studies these issues from both a historical and contemporary's perspective drawing examples from a variety of geographic locations.
Section: 11083
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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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: 10890
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ART 108 - Art History 1: Ancient to Medieval

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 11615
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ART 109 - Art History 2: Renaissance to Modern

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 11216
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CJ 111 - Introduction to Criminology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
An introduction to the scientific study of the causes and prevention of crime. The course examines criminal behavior and the theories of crime causation.
Section: 11810
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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 at SUNY Westchester.
Section: 11261
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ECON 101 - Macroeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
This course is designed to introduce students to both the basic principles used in economic theory and to the institutional details of the organization of economic systems in the United States and other countries. In addition, the course helps students understand the ways in which different economies are linked and the effects of economic interactions within and between countries. The contents of the course include demand and supply analysis, national income accounting, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policies, as well as, global economic issues such as international trade and capital flows. Various contemporary policy issues are also analyzed.
Section: 10839
3
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ECON 101 - Macroeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
This course is designed to introduce students to both the basic principles used in economic theory and to the institutional details of the organization of economic systems in the United States and other countries. In addition, the course helps students understand the ways in which different economies are linked and the effects of economic interactions within and between countries. The contents of the course include demand and supply analysis, national income accounting, economic growth, monetary and fiscal policies, as well as, global economic issues such as international trade and capital flows. Various contemporary policy issues are also analyzed.
Section: 11053
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ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10846