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HIS 102 - Western Civilization 1648 to 1914

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5333
3
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HIS 110 - U.S. History Colonial to 1800

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5322
3
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5323
3
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HIS 129 - Caribbean History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5335
3
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HSERV 102 - Human Behavior and Social Development/Lifespan

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
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: 5351
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MATH 135 - College Algebra - Trigonometry

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
Topics in algebra and trigonometry include: linear functions, algebra of functions, domain and range of functions, complex numbers, quadratic functions, radical and absolute value equations, linear inequalities, polynomial division, exponential and logarithmic functions, graphing calculator applications, trigonometric functions, applications of right triangles, circular functions, and graphs of trigonometric functions. This course is designed primarily for students in the technologies, math/science, and the students who intend to continue in mathematics or who need to take physics. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5343
3
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PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5326
3
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PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5334
3
credits

PHYSC 120 - Physical Science Explorations

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 2018 — 
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.
Section: 5341
3
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POLSC 102 - American Govermentt & Issues

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2018
May 21, 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: 5348