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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 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: 5117
3
credits

SOC 102 - Marriage and the Family

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 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: 5134
3
credits

PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 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: 5241
3
credits

PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 22, 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: 5630
3
credits

COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 15, 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: 5047
3
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GEOG 101 - World Geography

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 15, 2017 — 
This course provides an introductory survey of the study of geography as a social science which emphasizes the relevance of geographic concepts to human problems. Attention is focused on peoples, cultures and resources within a global context. Maps are used extensively throughout the course.
Section: 5159
3
credits

POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 15, 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: 5709
3
credits

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 15, 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: 5173
3
credits

ANTHR 120 - Native People of North America

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2017
May 15, 2017 — 
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: 5702