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GEOG 101 - World Geography

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 85125
3
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HIS 101 - Western Civ To 1648

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
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: 85126
3
credits

HIS 104 - Global History To 1648

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 85151
3
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HIS 110 - U.S. History Colonial to 1800

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
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: 85127
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 85128
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 85129
3
credits

HIS 119 - Modern Latin America

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 85153
3
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HIS 129 - Caribbean History

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
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: 85130
3
credits

HIS 131 - Modern Africa

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 85152
3
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HSERV 102 - Human Behavior Social Development / Lifespan

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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: 86021