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ENG 202 - Children's Literature

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
An overview of major genres, periods, and themes of children’s literature. The focus is on writing done in English, but the class also considers some international developments in the history of children’s literature. In addition to books, other media is studied, including film and the Internet. This course also strengthens a student’s competence and confidence in literary analysis, scholarship, and writing. It also may satisfy a common requirement for undergraduate programs in teacher training.
Section: 5315
3
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ENG 203 - African-American Literature

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
Studies in African-American literature and backgrounds, including slave narratives and autobiography. Emphasis is on the best writers of the 19th and 20th centuries, including many recent writers. Readings include novels, plays, essays, short stories, and poems.
Section: 5316
3
credits

ENG 209 - Studies in the Short Story

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
The development of the short story as a literary form. Reading, discussion, and analysis of short stories by major writers such as Chekhov, Gilman, Joyce, Hemingway, Wright, O’Connor, Baldwin, Carver, Oates, and others, in relation to their social and intellectual milieu.
Section: 5313
3
credits

GEOG 101 - World Geography

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
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: 5321
3
credits

HIS 102 - Western Civilization 1648 to 1914

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
This course is a survey of events in Europe from the 18th century Age of Enlightenment until the First World War. The student are introduced to the ideas surrounding the French Revolution and the victory of democracy over the feudal aristocracy, the reform socialist movements of the industrial 19th century and the clash of empires leading to the global warfare in the 20th century.
Section: 5333
3
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HIS 110 - U.S. History Colonial to 1800

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
This course provides an in-depth analysis of transition in American history from colonial beginnings to an independent national state. It explores clashes or interests, sectional differences, and power conflicts as a new democratic system emerged. Emphasis is placed on changes in local institutions and on cultural and class diversity.
Section: 5322
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5323
3
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HIS 129 - Caribbean History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
This course offers an examination of today’s multi- cultural Caribbean. The focus is on the region and the diverse forces that have and continue to shape the culture and society. Regional geography for the course focuses on both Greater and Lesser Antilles, as well as South America, and on the Country of Guyana. Emphasis of the course is on connecting historical processes to the diverse cultural, ethnic, political and social structures of the contemporary Caribbean.
Section: 5335
3
credits

HSERV 102 - Human Behavior and Social Development/Lifespan

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
Examination of individual development within the context of the immediate environment and the larger multicultural societal environment. In examining the developmental process and tasks related to the human life cycle, students are exposed to concepts of sociobiology, psychosocial, behavioral and psychoanalytic theory. The theories of Freud and Erickson are emphasized and integrated into the overall systems framework.
Section: 5351
4
credits

MATH 135 - College Algebra - Trigonometry

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
Topics in algebra and trigonometry include: linear functions, algebra of functions, domain and range of functions, complex numbers, quadratic functions, radical and absolute value equations, linear inequalities, polynomial division, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphing calculator applications, trigonometric functions, applications of right triangles, circular functions, and graphs of trigonometric functions. This course is designed primarily for students in the technologies, math/science, and the students who intend to continue in mathematics or who need to take physics. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5343