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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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 who meet the college’s requirements for enrollment in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 10929
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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 who meet the college’s requirements for enrollment in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 11557
3
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PSYCH 103 - Abnormal Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
This course provides an introduction to psychopathology with an emphasis on the continuum that exists between normal and abnormal behavior. Clinical and experimental approaches to a wide range of behavior disorders are examined. Statistical, psychodynamic, cognitive/behavioral, sociocultural, humanistic/existential and biological models are discussed. Issues relevant to epidemiology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of maladaptive behavior are explored. Community attitudes and responses to various disorders, as well as ethical and legal issues, are considered.
Section: 10938
3
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PSYCH 107 - Social Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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: 10943
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PSYCH 109 - Developmental Psychology: Childhood

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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: 10946
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PSYCH 110 - Developmental Psychology: Adolescence

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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: 10947
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PSYCH 111 - Human Sexuality

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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: 10949
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READ 105 - Analytical Reading

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
This course will improve students’ academic literacy and enable them to comprehend college-level material to expand their knowledge across the disciplines. Students will read a variety of cross-cultural themed texts (including literature, philosophy, history, communication, and the social sciences) to gain a broader understanding of contemporary concerns of American and global societies. Critical reading and thinking skills will be emphasized through information literacy and writing.
Section: 11258
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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: 10972
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
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: 10973