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ANTHR 210 - Religions of the World

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2019
March 25, 2019 — 
An introductory course in religion designed to study the histories, basic beliefs and characteristic practices of the world’s major religions. An explanation of Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam are included. Tribal religions, as well as contemporary sects and cults, are also studied.
Section: 11255
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HIST 310 - The End of Empires

Delhi / Technology College | Spring 2019
March 25, 2019 — 
Did you know that the world's fastest growing economies are in Africa and Southeast Asia? Have you ever wondered how these regions of the world came to be so successful? For more than a century the peoples of Africa and Asia have dealt with the horrors of colonialism, the brutal suppression of their independence movements, post-colonial civil wars, murderous proxy conflicts during the фCold War,ц and exploitation by multinational corporations. Yet from Botswana to Ghana to Vietnam the peoples of the global south are taking control of their destinies. In this class we will explore their stories and gain inspiration from their triumphs. No matter your field, your career will at some point deal with the people of the post-colonial world. If you're lucky, so will your friendships.
Section: IN4
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HIST 320 - America & World 1750-Present

Delhi / Technology College | Spring 2019
March 25, 2019 — 
America and the World 1750 to the Present - This course will study and analyze the developing and ever-changing political, economic, and cultural relationship that the United States has shared with the world from its colonial origins, through its rise as a global power to the present day. This course will not only focus on the history of the United States' relations with other countries, but will also study the political, economic, and cultural interaction between the United States and the peoples of Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America during this time. The continuous impact of global actors and other world civilizations on the United States' relationship with the rest of the world will also be examined and assessed in great detail.
Section: IN2
3
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COM 282_201W - Intercultural Communication

Onondaga / Community College | Spring 2019
March 25, 2019 — 
This course seeks to improve Intercultural Communication Competence through learning about communication patterns between those with different cultural backgrounds. Topics covered include: verbal and nonverbal differences in cultural expression, intercultural relationships, barriers to effective intercultural communication, methods for overcoming these barriers, stereotyping, intercultural relationships and conflict resolution. Students will learn the distinctive cultural features of one non-Western civilization and will learn to integrate theory with practice and real-life examples.
Section: 282_201W
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GEG 102 - Human Geography

Monroe / Community College | Spring 2019
March 20, 2019 — 
Human geography is the spatial analysis of human populations, their cultures, their activities and behaviors, and their relationship with, and impact on, the physical landscapes they occupy. As an introductory survey course, GEG 102 is presented through three major themes: Cultural geography, population geography, and political geography. Topics include cultural evolution, popular and folk culture, cemeteries, languages, religions, demographics, overpopulation, migration, nationalism, and international political systems.
Section: SL3
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HIS 102 - World Civilizations 2

Genesee / Community College | Spring 2019
March 18, 2019 — 
Section: L67
3
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GEO 101 - World Regional Geography

Genesee / Community College | Spring 2019
February 11, 2019 — 
Section: L66
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HIS 101 - World Civilizations 1

Genesee / Community College | Spring 2019
February 11, 2019 — 
Section: L66
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POS 203 - International Relations

Genesee / Community College | Spring 2019
February 11, 2019 — 
Section: L66
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HEG 215 - Global Health and Culture

Monroe / Community College | Spring 2019
February 11, 2019 — 
Global Health is emerging as a critical driver of world change and global sustainable development. This course explores the biosocial theoretical concepts and the historical contexts that are contributors to this shift and are influencing the establishment of global health as a stand alone discipline of study. This course focuses on challenging embedded assumptions about what actually supports good health and humane healthcare delivery and what actually causes poor health and disease in various cultures around the world. Topics include: history of 19th and 20th century medicine, population health, Global Burden of Disease, social health disparities, health care costs, indigenous healing cultures, contagious diseases, human rights, obesity, natural and complex disasters.
Section: SL1