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HIS 111 - History of Western Civilization 1

Jefferson / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
History 111 is a survey of the major social, economic, political, cultural, and intellectual dynamics that have shaped western civilization from ancient times to the 14th century.
Section: 1
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
credits

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
credits

HIS 104 - History Of The 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
credits

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

HDEV 374 - The 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
credits

HIST 103A - Foundations Of America

Binghamton / University Center | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
This course reviews the origins and development of the United States as a nation and society and its interactions with the broader world around it from before its foundations in precolonization North America to the aftermath of the Civil War. Lessons will center on oftentimes contentious and violent interactions of peoples in North America and how those conflicts contributed to the diversity of ideologies, institutions, and socio-cultural dynamics which serve as the foundation for the United States of America. Students will engage with primary source readings and monographs which will focus on the interaction of Native American, European, Provincial, and African populations and the roles they played in the development of early American history. Students will also analyze how gender, sexuality, class, and religious ideology shaped the identity of early America. Specific topics covered by the course include colonial development and the fall of Native American empires, the American Revolution, the Constitution, the rise of sectionalism, the significance of slavery to the rise of early America and its lasting legacy, the American Civil War, and the long-lasting legacy of Southern Reconstruction. The required textbook for the course is America's History Vol. I, 8th edition, by Henretta, Hinderaker, Edwards, and Self. Supplemental readings and primary sources will be provided by the instructor via myCourses (Blackboard). This course is appropriate for first-year students.
Section: 01
4
credits

JUST 351 - Jewish New York

Binghamton / University Center | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
An exploration of why Eastern European Jews came to New York in the era of mass migration and what they made of city life once they arrived. Jewish New York is a study in both urban and immigrant history: examining how a newly arrived society shaped and responded to America's signature metropolis in an urban moment of extraordinary dynamism.
Section: 01
3
credits

HIST 1110 - American History I

Corning / Community College | Winter 2018-19
December 17, 2018 — 
Dreams and concepts brought to the New World and their development into America's institutions and social fabric. Conflict and consensus among groups, dilemmas facing revolutionaries and reformers, and ways economic, political and social changes have occurred.
Section: 001