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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
July 29, 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. Designed for students enrolled in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 5215
3
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PSYCH 107 - Social Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
July 29, 2019 — 
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: 5222
3
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PSYCH 110 - Developmental Psychology: Adolescence

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
July 29, 2019 — 
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: 5216
3
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PSYCH 111 - Human Sexuality

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
July 29, 2019 — 
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: 5217
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
July 29, 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: 5223
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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5167
3
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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5193
3
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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 for Westchester Community College students.
Section: 5176
3
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COMM 109 - Speech Communication

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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 for Westchester Community College students.
Section: 5202
3
credits

COMM 109 - Speech Communication

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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 for Westchester Community College students.
Section: 5254