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MUSIC 150 - Music Appreciation 1

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
Introduction to music literature of the Baroque and Classic periods with emphasis on listening, correlated with textbook material and supplementary reading.
Section: 83042
3
credits

ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
An introductory course in religion designed to study the histories, basic beliefs and characteristic practices of the world’s major religions. An explanation of Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam are included. Tribal religions, as well as contemporary sects and cults, are also studied.
Section: 80317
3
credits

ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
An introductory course in religion designed to study the histories, basic beliefs and characteristic practices of the world’s major religions. An explanation of Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam are included. Tribal religions, as well as contemporary sects and cults, are also studied.
Section: 81006
3
credits

PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
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: 80318
3
credits

PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
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: 80319
3
credits

POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 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: 80320
3
credits

POLSC 102 - American Government & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 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: 82858
3
credits

POLSC 107 - State & Local Government

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
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: 80321
3
credits

POLSC 111 - Introduction To World Politics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
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: 81038
3
credits

POLSC 113 - Middle Eastern Politics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2018
September 4, 2018 — 
This course introduces students to the modern political history of the Middle East. Students will learn the histories and forces behind the formation of all the major nation-states in the region (Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria and the rest of the Gulf States). We will examine the transformation of this region and these states with particular emphasis on it relationship with European and other "Western" powers. Lastly, we will study contemporary issues ranging from the role of Islam, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, oil production and to the rise of local and international terrorism.
Section: 80410