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ENG 102 - Writing and Literature

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
The second semester of a two-semester English sequence. Students are introduced to literary terminology and methodology. They demonstrate in writing and discussion the ability to understand, analyze, and interpret works representing (but not limited to) the genres of drama, fiction, and poetry. Students enter broader conversations about literature by conducting research, evaluating sources, and documenting where information and ideas come from using MLA style.
Section: 11527
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ENG 227 - Contemporary Global Literature

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
An in-depth exploration of the best contemporary poetry, drama, and fiction. Emphasis is on the close study of texts and authors, in particular those works that present provocative comparisons across cultures and history.
Section: 11212
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GEOG 101 - World Geography

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10853
3
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HIS 101 - Western Civilization To 1648

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 2018 — 
This course is a survey of the history of Western Civilization from its earliest manifestations through the 17th century. The course begins with the birth of civilization, proceeds through Greek and Roman times to the Middle Ages and finally explores the Renaissance, the Reformation, the absolutist monarchies and the Scientific Revolution, ending with the Thirty-Years War and the formation of the nation state.
Section: 10860
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HIS 102 - Western Civilization 1648 To 1914

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10862
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HIS 104 - Global History To 1648

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10986
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HIS 110 - U.S. History Colonial to 1800

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10866
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10877
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10878
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HIS 129 - Caribbean History

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2018
January 16, 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: 10884