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ENG 209 - Studies in the Short Story

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5175
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GEOG 101 - World Geography

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5194
3
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HIS 104 - Global History To 1648

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5187
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5182
3
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HIS 119 - Modern Latin America

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
This course is a study of Latin American history and geography to the present. The course of study primarily focuses on 20th century political, economic, social and cultural history of Latin America. Key issues covered include the relationship of Latin American nations among themselves and with the rest of the world. Course examines historical roots of region tensions, national economies, political instability, reform movements and revolutions. The course focuses on evolving role of women, religious upheavals, cultural/artistic movements and problems of sovereignty.
Section: 5834
3
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HIS 131 - Modern Africa

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
The students examine the history of history of Africa from the early 1600s to the present. Major topics of discussion are the colonization of Africa by the European nations, the African independence movement, and Africa’s challenges, achievements and problems today. This course also focuses on pre-colonial African cultural institutions (social, economic, political, educational and religious) and the impact of colonialism on pre-colonial African cultures.
Section: 5835
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HSERV 102 - Human Behavior Social Development/Lifespan

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5270
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MATH 117 - College Quantitative Reasoning

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
A course in quantitative literacy designed for students in Liberal Arts, Social Science, and Humanities. Emphasis will be on the practical aspects of mathematics. Topics include: non-traditional problem solving techniques, personal finance utilizing a graphing calculator organizing and analyzing data, the Normal Curve, methods of counting, applications of elementary probability, and mathematical research on the Internet. Written projects are required in one or more of the following areas: analysis of a stock market portfolio, a statistical case study, and historical topics related to mathematics. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5572
3
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MATH 138 - Elements of Geometry

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
A study of various topics in geometry which include: constructions, proofs, transformations, three dimensional and fractal geometry. This course is designed to emphasize discovery and visualization for students in the Liberal Arts curriculum.
Section: 5475
4
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MATH 140 - Statistics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
A general introduction to statistical methods for students in all academic disciplines. Topics include: descriptive methods and the presentation of data, a thorough treatment of the basic concepts of probability, techniques of statistical inference and decision-making through hypothesis testing, the methods of correlation and regression analysis, and the application of non-parametric methods in various subject areas. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5441