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MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions & Coordinate Geometry)

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
A detailed analysis of topics essential to mastery of a follow-up course in calculus. Assisted by applications utilizing a graphical/scientific calculator, topics include: functions and inverse relations; trigonometric functions and identities; the study of polynomial, rational, logarithmic and exponential functions; and selected topics in analytic geometry. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5444
4
credits

MATH 181 - Calculus 1

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
Concept of Limit; understanding and applying the definition of a derivative; analyzing curves of functions; related rates; optimization applications; Rolle's Theorem; Mean Value Theorem; differentiation of algebraic; trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential and other transcendental functions; antiderivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions; integration using u-substitutions. Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5483
4
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MATH 191 - Calculus 2

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
Riemann Sums, the definite integral and the definition of area; Fundamental Theorems of Calculus and the area under a curve; integration of logarithmic, exponential and other transcendental functions; theory and application of the definite integral; techniques of integration; L'Hopital's Rule; improper integration; infinite series, including power series and Taylor's formula. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until after first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5445
3
credits

PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
This course explores moral philosophy through the classic writings of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Mill, and Sartre. Through these, and many other contemporary readings, students are introduced to the major ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, natural law theory, social contract theory, egoism, and relativism. Students also learn to what extent these theories may be compatible and in what areas they are in opposition. The theories studied in the first half of the semester are then applied to a variety of contemporary moral conflicts including abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, environmental issues, stem cell research, cloning, genetics, terrorism, and a variety of global issues.
Section: 5836
3
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PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
This course explores moral philosophy through the classic writings of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Mill, and Sartre. Through these, and many other contemporary readings, students are introduced to the major ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, natural law theory, social contract theory, egoism, and relativism. Students also learn to what extent these theories may be compatible and in what areas they are in opposition. The theories studied in the first half of the semester are then applied to a variety of contemporary moral conflicts including abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, environmental issues, stem cell research, cloning, genetics, terrorism, and a variety of global issues.
Section: 5837
3
credits

PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5440
3
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POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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: 5195
3
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POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
This is a survey course in the structures and functions of government given to the states by the United States Constitution. Beginning with concept of Federalism, the class explores the parallel legislative, executive, judicial and administrative law operation. Special emphasis will be placed on identifying and resolving pressing infrastructure and superstructure issues of local communities with the goal of increasing popular participation in governance.
Section: 5566
3
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POLSC 111 - Intro To World Politics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
This course is designed to introduce students to the study of international affairs and politics. Topics covered include: realist vs. idealist theory; levels of analysis; nationalism and internationalism; international law and organizations; international security; human rights, energy and environmental.
Section: 5189
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
June 24, 2019 — 
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 enrolled in first-year undergraduate courses who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 5181