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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
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GEG 102 - Human Geography

Monroe / Community College | Fall 2019
October 23, 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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HIST 310 - Topics in World History: Comparative Healthcare

Delhi / Technology College | Fall 2019
October 21, 2019 — 
The course is designed to offer special historical topics for the upper-level student. The topics will change each semester. Prerequisites: Successful completion of a lower level course in history, social science or humanities or greater than 3 on the European of Global History AP exam or 85 or better on the Global Studies regents exam and a bachelor's level student or permission of instructor.
Section: IN2
3
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HEG 215 - Global Health and Culture

Monroe / Community College | Fall 2019
October 7, 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
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HEG 215 - Global Health and Culture

Monroe / Community College | Fall 2019
October 7, 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: SL2
3
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HEG 215 - Global Health and Culture

Monroe / Community College | Fall 2019
October 7, 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: SL3
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ANTH 202 - Cultural Anthropology

Tompkins Cortland / Community College | Fall 2019
October 3, 2019 — 
Section: BL3
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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