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HIST 103 - Us History To 1865

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
This course deals with the leading aspects of American history from discovery through the end of the Civil War. Attention is given to political issues, institutions, political parties, leadership, and diplomatic and constitutional questions, as well as economic, social and intellectual trends. This course also focuses on what is unique in the American historical experience, and relates American history to the broader global setting.
Section: 0W3
3
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HIST 105 - Us History Since 1865

Canton / Technology College | Winter 2018-19
December 19, 2018 — 
This course deals with the leading aspects of American history from the Civil War to the present. Attention is given to political institutions, diplomatic initiatives and constitutional questions, as well as broader economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual trends. This course also focuses on what is unique in the American historical experience, and relates American history to the global context.
Section: 0W1
3
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HIS 150 - American History to 1877

Jefferson / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
This course provides a survey of the major social, economic, political, cultural, and intellectual dynamics that have shaped the American experience through Reconstruction. It is recommended that students take this course only after completing any required noncredit coursework in reading (CLS).
Section: 1
3
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HIS 151 - American History 1877 to Present

Jefferson / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
This course provides a survey of the major social, economic, political, cultural, and intellectual dynamics that have shaped the American experience since Reconstruction. It is recommended that students take this course only after completing any required noncredit coursework in reading (CLS).
Section: 1
3
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HIS 104 - History Of United States II

Dutchess / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
The study of American political, social and intellectual development from 1865 to the present. Topics covered are Reconstruction, the industrial and transportation revolution, the labor movement, the crisis in agriculture, expansion and the new Manifest Destiny, the Progressive Movement, the Twenties, the Great War, the Great Depression and New Deal, the Second World War, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War and the Protest Movements of the 1960s, and the Consolidation and Conservative Resurgence of the 1970s and 1980s. HIS 103 and 104 may be taken separately.
Section: 61A
4
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AAAS 280B - The Chinese Experience In The Americas

Binghamton / University Center | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
This course explores the Chinese experience in the Americas using interdisciplinary sources and approaches. Major themes and issues will be examined through scholarly works in history and the social sciences, augmented by Chinese American arts, films, and literature. The course investigates "the Chinese experience‚" in concrete terms by historicizing different forms of Chinese labor, political struggles, and different forms of Chinese communities that are in constant flux, reinvention, and transformation. "Chinatown‚" and "the Chinese," in this context will be looked at as sociological, historical, and cultural artifacts that can be located in multiple regions in the Americas, including but not limited to the United States, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, and other reified sites of the mythical "Gold Mountain."
Section: 01
4
credits

AFST 380C - Psychology of HIV And AIDS

Binghamton / University Center | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
This course will examine psychological aspects of the AIDS epidemic in the United States with a focus on psychological theory and research in this area. Students also will explore the complexities of the AIDS epidemic within the context of the politics of health. A specific emphasis will be placed on a critique of micro- and macro- level processes that influence inequalities in AIDS based on race/ethnicity, gender, social class, and sexualities. Students will engage in critical analysis and thoughtful reflection in exploring and challenging their values, assumptions, perceptions, and biases related to AIDS. The course will focus on societal processes from the perspective of four groups (i.e. Asians, Blacks, Latino/as, Native Americans) and will demonstrate how these groups have experienced and have had an impact on key institutional structures of US society (e.g. legal, political, economic, and educational) with respect to the AIDS epidemic. Within this context, students will examine the following topics: HIV virology, clinical course, medical treatments, epidemiology, and antibody testing; integrating primary and behavioral health care; assessment issues and strategies; intervention strategies; prevention issues for the mental health provider; HIV, mental health, and prisons; the interface of HIV and substance use; and HIV in the Greater Binghamton area. Students should provide considerable preparation in planning and structuring their schedules for the rigors of this course. This course requires that students complete pre- and post-course readings and assignments.
Section: 01
4
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ECON 144 - Economics Of Poverty And Discrimination

Binghamton / University Center | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
This course is a module-based, topics-driven course, in which we examine the dual phenomena of poverty and discrimination largely through the framework of traditional economics models of human behavior. Students explore a number of key topics pertaining to the two social issues of poverty and discrimination in a multi-dimensional fashion. We begin with daily electronic posts, which should help the students progress through the assigned readings; and each topic concludes with students participating in blog discussions, which are intended to encourage personal interaction and enhanced appreciation for the complexity of the issues we shall explore. The course materials on poverty focus on the 'causes of poverty' and the 'associated policy options to relieve poverty.' Course material on discrimination explore 'the roots of discrimination' and evaluates the [non]potential of markets to alleviate such practices where deemed rational. Each topic covered in the course will have a corresponding reading that is to be finished before moving on to the next topic, followed by assignments. In conjunction with the readings, some notes and questions on important concepts shall also be posted. Working out the answers to these questions shall aid the students in understanding the readings
Section: 01
4
credits

GEOG 103 - Multi-Cultural Geographies Of The United States

Binghamton / University Center | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
Overview of historical and contemporary patterns of multicultural geography within the U.S. Provides students with an understanding of the evolution of several American subcultures (white European, Latino, Asian and Black) through the prism of geography, both in broad context and in separate analyses of socio-economic well-being over time and between racial/ethnic groups. The student is constantly reminded of the question: How do social institutions, the political economy, and degree of opportunity affect where and how well people live? Students learn to better understand patterns of the past and of today from a geographic perspective.
Section: 01
4
credits

GEOG 356A - Geography Of The United States and Canada

Binghamton / University Center | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
Placement of the United States within its historic and contemporary global context, followed by an examination of the physical provinces and human settlements that create distinctive subregions of the United States. Conceptual issues include circulation, separatism, regionalization, transportation, human and physical resources, globalization and interconnections with other global regions.
Section: 01