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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Winter 2017-18
December 26, 2017 — 
Basic theories and concepts relating to the study of groups in human society are studied. Emphasis is placed on the concept of culture; the reciprocal relationships of culture and the individual. It is designed to introduce interested students to the basic principles of this discipline.
Section: 1032
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ANTHR 101 - Cultural Anthropology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
This course focuses on the cultural behavior of human beings and examines the origin and development of culture. Cross-cultural studies are used to highlight how human groups share common traits as well as how they differ. Course topics include how culture is acquired and shared, the reflexive nature of culture regarding personality, gender, economics, sexuality, kinship, politics, religion, art, and culture change.
Section: 81408
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COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
This course asks students to study the impact of American mass media on American culture and on the cultures of other nations; to consider how mass media alters concepts of culture; and to develop an understanding of the economic forces that influence and shape the media. An emphasis will be placed on critical thinking in a seminar situation.
Section: 81918
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ECON 102 - Microeconomics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
This course provides an analysis of the basic market forces of demand and supply, and economic outcomes under different market structures such as competitive, imperfectly competitive and monopolistic markets. The labor and capital markets are also analyzed. In addition, the economics of the public sector emphasizes tax policy, externalities, monopoly power and the provision of public goods. The course examines contemporary social issues such as income distribution, poverty and the welfare system as well as global issues such as international trade and protectionism.
Section: 81417
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ENG 101 - Writing and Research

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
Students in English 101 conduct research and write proposals, annotated bibliographies or literature reviews, and research essays. They develop research topics and questions; identify, summarize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize relevant sources; and present arguments based on their findings. Students document where information and ideas come from by using MLA style. They enter academic conversations by doing research that builds upon existing knowledge.
Section: 81925
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ENG 102 - Writing and Literature

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
The second semester of a two-semester English sequence. Students are introduced to literary terminology and methodology. They demonstrate in writing and discussion the ability to understand, analyze, and interpret works representing (but not limited to) the genres of drama, fiction, and poetry. Students enter broader conversations about literature by conducting research, evaluating sources, and documenting where information and ideas come from using MLA style.
Section: 81929
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HIS 112 - 20th Century U. S. History

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
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: 81409
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
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 who want an introduction to psychology.
Section: 81406
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
Basic theories and concepts relating to the study of groups in human society are studied. Emphasis is placed on the concept of culture; the reciprocal relationships of culture and the individual. It is designed to introduce interested students to the basic principles of this discipline.
Section: 81404
3
credits

GEOG 101 - World Geography

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2017
October 30, 2017 — 
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: 82702