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ENG 209 - Studies in the Short Story

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5394
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GEOG 101 - World Geography

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5423
3
credits

HIS 104 - Global History to 1648

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 2018 — 
This course is a survey of global history from its origins in the fifth century B.C. in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East until the 16th century rise of Western Europe and colonial domination. A thematic approach enables the student to sort through large amounts of factual material to find patterns of development while maintaining sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences. The rise and decline of major civilizations, the transition from an agrarian to an urban economy and the nature of warfare constitute some of the issues to be elaborated in this class. Emphasis is placed on exploring the historical roots of contemporary conflicts.
Section: 5406
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5401
3
credits

PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 2018 — 
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: 5415
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POLSC 102 - American Govermentt & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 2018 — 
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: 5424
3
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POLSC 111 - Introduction to World Politics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 2018 — 
This course is designed to help the student understand international affairs and politics. Topics covered include realist vs. idealist theory, the balance of power, the role of ideology and leaders, the nation-state, why nations go to war, imperialism, regionalism, international law and organizations. Specific case studies and class simulations are used.
Section: 5409
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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 want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 5400
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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 want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 5425
3
credits

PSYCH 107 - Social Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
June 25, 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: 5404