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COM 282_201W - Intercultural Communication

Onondaga / Community College | Fall 2019
October 23, 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
3
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HIS 112 - World History I

Finger Lakes / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
A survey of the political economic intellectual cultural and religious development of the globe from the Agricultural Revolution (c. 10000 B.C.) to the sixteenth century A.D. Major topics will include Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt the Hellenistic World Ancient Indian Civilization Imperial China Early Mesoamerica the Byzantine Empire the Crusades the Ottoman and Mughal Empires and Traditional Japan. Major consideration will be given to the dynamics and consequences of global encounters and interactions between diverse cultures (productive and destructive) the emergence and development of Judaism Christianity Islam and other major world religions and the myriad ways ancient/pre-modern developments have shaped the contemporary world.
Section: U1
3
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HIS 122 - World History II

Finger Lakes / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
A survey of modern history since 1500 from a truly global perspective. This course charts the rise of the West to a position of political technological and industrial dominance in the modern era but the principal focus will be upon major historical developments elsewhere: Africa the Middle East India Latin America and East Asia. Considerable emphasis will be placed upon frequent intersections between the western and non-western worlds during the Age of Imperialism World Wars I and II the Cold War and post-1945 decolonization.
Section: U1
3
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MUSC 110 - Music in World Cultures

Hudson Valley / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
This course examines how the music of diverse world cultures is inseparable from their respective communities: their history, ideas, languages, social behavior, economies, religion, ethnicities, and material culture. Students are introduced to music cultures through an analysis of rhythm, meter, melody and harmony. No prior knowledge of music is required.
Section: 300
3
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MUSC 110 - Music in World Cultures

Hudson Valley / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
This course examines how the music of diverse world cultures is inseparable from their respective communities: their history, ideas, languages, social behavior, economies, religion, ethnicities, and material culture. Students are introduced to music cultures through an analysis of rhythm, meter, melody and harmony. No prior knowledge of music is required.
Section: 301
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ECO 222 - Economic Geography of the World

Nassau / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
A multidisciplinary course that examines how economic and geographic conditions affect world economic activities and global development. Topics to be discussed include resource use, population, energy, agriculture, the environment and international trade. Globalization and international efforts to promote growth will also be discussed.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 161 - World History: Antiquity to 1500

Nassau / Community College | Fall 2019
September 3, 2019 — 
This course examines major developments in world history, from the emergence of the earliest civilizations to about 1500 C.E. How various civilizations conceptualized and responded to issues such as the nature of god(s), human nature, gender roles and relationships, and the environment are explored. Technological developments and economic, political, and social structures are also studied.
Section: OLA
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ANT 102 - Intro to Cultural Anthropology

Niagara County / Community College | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
Click here to read the course description on the college's website. Select the term from the drop down list and click on the submit button. All NCCC online and hybrid courses are run on the NCCC Blackboard learning management system. To access the course visit the NCCC Website and select Blackboard Learn from the STUDENTS section at the bottom of the web page.
Section: W0W1
3
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LAS 111 - Introduction to Latin America

Plattsburgh / University College | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
A survey of Latin America from the perspectives of its past, its present and its external relations, including history, geography, social structure and groupings, politics, economy and artistic culture.
Section: WB1
3
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LAS 111 - Introduction to Latin America

Plattsburgh / University College | Fall 2019
August 26, 2019 — 
A survey of Latin America from the perspectives of its past, its present and its external relations, including history, geography, social structure and groupings, politics, economy and artistic culture.
Section: WG1