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PSY 100 - Introduction to Psychology

Finger Lakes / Community College | Spring 2019
February 13, 2019 — 
This course is a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. It will familiarize students with the scientific methods used in the field of psychology. It will also introduce various topics within the field such as consciousness motivation learning memory cognition development personality psychological disorders and their treatments social psychology and the biological bases of behavior.
Section: U9
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SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology

Finger Lakes / Community College | Spring 2019
February 13, 2019 — 
What is the connection between the individual and the group? Where do our beliefs and values come from? What causes inequalities? How do we change our social world? In Introduction to Sociology students will learn to use sociological concepts theories and research methods to address questions like these. Sociology provides a unique perspective--often called "the sociological imagination"--that uses scientific research methods of inquiry. This perspective illuminates our daily experiences and decisions by challenging the taken for granted "common sense" view. Introduction to Sociology will help students develop their critical thinking skills in ways that will be useful academically and in daily personal and community life.
Section: U9
3
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POL 352 - Current Political Events

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Addresses how political research explains current political events. Attention will be paid to primarily to American national politics. The course will address theories of presidential elections, presidential-congressional relations, and current public opinion. The course will analyze whether those theories apply to current U.S. politics or whether the theories are outdated because of recent developments.
Section: 30
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POL 368 - Social Networks and Politics

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
An examination of social networks in contemporary politics. The course progresses from interpersonal social networks to the use of online social networks. Attention given to how interpersonal social networks shape political attitudes and behavior, how online social networks are used to organize movements, and to communicate political information.
Section: 30
3
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ECO 101 - Principles of Microeconomics

Clinton / Community College | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
This course is an analytical introduction to the mechanisms for allocating economic resources and distributing income. The course examines supply and demand, elasticity applications, price determination and utility theories, costs and outputs in various market structures, regulation and deregulation of business, financial markets, the effect of globalization on the micro economy, the operation of factor markets and international trade relations, while assessing government policies intended to alter resource allocation improve efficiency and redistribute income.
Section: 01
3
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PSC 240 - State and Local Government

Clinton / Community College | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
This course is an introduction to the organization, structure, and functions of state, county, and municipal governments.
Section: 01
3
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PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology

Clinton / Community College | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
This course is a survey of the major areas and theories in psychology, introducing students to the research methods, terminology and diversity of contemporary psychology. The course will cover topics such as principles of personality, learning, thought, memory, biopsychology, emotion, stress, mental health, social psychology and developmental processes.
Section: 01
3
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SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology

Clinton / Community College | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
This course explores culture and society highlighting how these dynamic forces are created by and affect human social behavior, particularly in contemporary society. Major theoretical perspectives within sociology are emphasized throughout the course and the methods that sociologists use to study social phenomena are discussed. Topics studied include: the process of socialization, social interaction, group dynamics, bureaucracies, deviance, social stratification and inequality on the basis of social class, race, and gender. Social change, social movements and collective behavior are also addressed.
Section: 01
3
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SOC 212 - Sociology of the Family

Clinton / Community College | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
This course offers a comparative theoretical study of family organization in different societies. The dynamic nature of the family institution in American society is a core theme. Historical and contemporary issues are analyzed to include cross-cultural discussions regarding marital interaction, parent-child relations, sexual behavior, divorce, remarriage, and death.
Section: 01
3
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ECO 101 - Principles of Economics

Plattsburgh / University College | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Principles of macro and micro economics; analysis of policies concerned with employment and national income, including fiscal and monetary policies, international trade and finance, and economic growth and development. Micro topics include consumer behavior, the theory of the firm and resource allocation. Also covered: economic issues including pollution, poverty, productivity and minority and gender issues.Liberal Arts
Section: WB1