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HIS 112 - 20th Century U.S. History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 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: 5152
3
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HIS 129 - Caribbean History

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 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: 5163
3
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HSERV 200 - Ethnic and Cultural Diversity

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
This course is designed to provide students with an orientation to inter-group relations that are grounded in economic, political, psychological and sociological theories and concepts. The beginning of the course focuses on developing a framework for examining different theoretical concepts that help in understanding minority group experiences. It then focuses on different strategies for accomplishing change. Finally it focuses on current issues and problems facing the major minority groups in the US today (African-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Asians, American Indians, Women, GBLT, and the disabled). Emphasis is placed on self-examination, understanding the diversity of the American experience and embracing multiculturalism.
Section: 5257
3
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MATH 116 - Development of Math Thought

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
A chronological survey of mathematics presented in historical perspective as a major cultural force in the rise of civilization. Emphasis is on problem studies with classical solutions, student projects, classroom demonstrations, and selected historical readings. The course is designed primarily for non- technical students. Notes: Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.
Section: 5436
4
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MATH 135 - College Algebra - Trigonometry

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
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. Westchester Community College students who take both MATH 130 and MATH 135 can only apply one of these two courses toward the college’s Core Requirement in mathematics.
Section: 5438
4
credits

MATH 135 - College Algebra - Trigonometry

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 2019 — 
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. Westchester Community College students who take both MATH 130 and MATH 135 can only apply one of these two courses toward the college’s Core Requirement in mathematics.
Section: 5460
4
credits

MATH 140 - Statistics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 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: 5461
4
credits

MATH 140 - Statistics

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 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: 5574
4
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MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions & Coordinate Geometry)

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 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: 5463
4
credits

MATH 181 - Calculus 1

Westchester / Community College | Summer 2019
May 20, 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: 5439