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POLSC 113 - Middle Eastern Politics

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
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: 85218
3
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CJ 111 - Introduction to Criminology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
An introduction to the scientific study of the causes and prevention of crime. The course examines criminal behavior and the theories of crime causation.
Section: 86015
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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.
Section: 85136
3
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PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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.
Section: 85137
3
credits

PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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.
Section: 85138
3
credits

PSYCH 101 - General Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 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.
Section: 85219
3
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PSYCH 103 - Abnormal Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
This course provides an introduction to psychopathology with an emphasis on the continuum that exists between normal and abnormal behavior. Clinical and experimental approaches to a wide range of behavior disorders are examined. Statistical, psychodynamic, cognitive/behavioral, sociocultural, humanistic/existential and biological models are discussed. Issues relevant to epidemiology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of maladaptive behavior are explored. Community attitudes and responses to various disorders, as well as ethical and legal issues, are considered.
Section: 85139
3
credits

PSYCH 107 - Social Psychology

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
The scientific study of the numerous ways that other people influence our thoughts, emotions and behaviors. One of the main themes in the course is the constant tension between being an individual and yet being subject to pressures from others. Students learn to analyze these situational forces that impinge on their everyday lives and in the process become able to choose how to respond.
Section: 85140
3
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PSYCH 109 - Developmental Psychology: Childhood

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
Theoretical and empirical findings in child and developmental psychology from infancy to pre-adolescence are studied. Emphasis is placed on theories of development and factors facilitating and inhibiting human development.
Section: 85141
3
credits

PSYCH 110 - Developmental Psychology: Adolescence

Westchester / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
A survey course that focuses on adolescent behavior and development. It emphasizes theoretical issues and empirical findings in the social, cognitive, personality, and emotional development of contemporary adolescents. Issues of special relevance for adolescents are covered, e.g., peer pressure, sexuality, drugs, identity and social relationships.
Section: 85142