Honors Classes

ARH102 Renaissance Through Contemporary Art 3 Credits

History of art from around the world from the Renaissance through contemporary period. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: ARH102 is required for majors in the AAFA-ART.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35802
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
02/01/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Lindsey Pedersen

Open

1 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ASB223 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: New World 3 Credits

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North America, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29019
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Kirk Costion

Open

Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

AST111 Introduction to Solar System Astronomy 4 Credits

Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. The scientific method, properties of light, astronomical instruments, our Solar System and solar systems around other stars. Includes hands-on astronomical observations and laboratory exercises.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory district placement.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28670
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

Melissa Bunte

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28670 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.bunte@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 28670 must also register for .

Class Fee: $5.00

AST111 – Labs
29657
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

Melissa Bunte

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29657 Students may contact instructor at: melissa.bunte@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29657 must also register for .
COM100 Introduction to Human Communication 3 Credits

Introduces the theory and practice of human communication. Surveys communication topics related to interpersonal, small group, and public communication. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35368
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Christine Beckman

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Honors Program Only

Class 35368 Students may contact instructor at christine.beckman@mesacc.edu

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

COM225 Public Speaking 3 Credits

Designed to enhance the student's ability to present public speeches confidently and competently. Also designed to improve information literacy and critical thinking skills.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28918
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Layne Goodman

Open

1 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

28938
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Blake Wolf

Open

5 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 3 Credits

Diverse cultural contexts are explored through basic concepts, principles, and theories of intercultural communication. Discovering effective interaction and appropriate communication in a global community is emphasized.

Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28977
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
03/22/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Tu
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Puvana Ganesan

Open

9 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact the instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

CPD160 Introduction to Multiculturalism 3 Credits

Examination of the multiple cultures and subcultures within the contemporary United States. Personal exploration of awareness and appreciation of multiculturalism. Activities for experiencing diverse cultural perspectives. Critical thinking skills for recognizing, analyzing, and mediating cultural and psychological factors impacting conflict and accord between diverse cultures through written and oral discourse.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29100
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

Sonia Esposito

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29100 Students may contact instructor at: sonia.esposito@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

DAH250 Dance in Popular Culture 3 Credits

Interdisciplinary approach investigating diverse cultural dance practices that have shaped American popular culture from the late 19th century to the present. Highlights issues of power, class, race, ethnicity, gender, age and sexuality. Emphasis is on revealing diverse cultural influences in U.S. popular culture.Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28202
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Harper Piver

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28202 Students may contact instructors at: harper.piver@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

ECN212 Microeconomic Principles 3 Credits

Microeconomic analysis including the theory of consumer choice, price determination, resource allocation and income distribution. Includes non-competitive market structures such as monopoly and oligopoly; and the effects of government regulation. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28864
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Debra Henney

Open

2 of 15
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

EDU292 The Art of Storytelling 3 Credits

Explore the art and origin of storytelling. Provide a variety of storytelling techniques, styles and exercises to enhance the delivery of telling stories. Assist in the integration and application of storytelling to the learning environment in the classroom. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29302
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Elizabeth Alsen

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.

Course Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29230
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Elizabeth Simpson

Open

Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ENH110 Introduction to Literature 3 Credits

Introduction to international literature through various forms of literary expression; e.g., poetry, drama, essay, biography, autobiography, short story, and novel. Provides a global overview of literature with special emphasis on diverse cultural contributions of women, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35563
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Elizabeth Simpson

Open

1 of 7
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HES210 Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness 3 Credits

Examines how culture influences health and illness, health care practices, barriers to health care, interactions with health care professionals, and health disparities in the U.S. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Global Awareness [G]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28185
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Sharon McLaughlin

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28185 Students may contact instructor at: sharon.mclaughlin@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

HON201 Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 3 Credits

Interdisciplinary study of leadership focusing on development of leadership skills.
Prerequisites: Admission to the college honors program or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35581
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Tu
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Staff

Open

4 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Honors Program Only

HUM209 Women and Films 3 Credits

Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29827
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

Mary Aldridge

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29827 Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

MHL153 Rock Music and Culture 3 Credits

History of Rock music and how cultural, social, political, and economic conditions have shaped its evolution. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29702
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

James Lewis

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29702 Students may contact instructor at: james.lewis@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

PHI218 Philosophy of Sexuality 3 Credits

Philosophical examination of sexuality in human life. Historical and critical survey of philosophical and theological views. Comparison and evaluation of contemporary theories about the nature of sexual desire and sexual acts. Implications of theories for contemporary moral problems.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107 or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30170
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

David Yount

Open

Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30170 Students may contact instructor at: david.yount@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Credits

Overview of the study and methods of psychological science. Includes an introduction to subfields such as biopsychology, learning, memory, development, social, and psychological disorders.

Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28745
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Mary Horton

Open

Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Class 28745 Students must enroll in PSY101 28745 and PSY102 28811.

Class Fee: $15.00

PSY102 Introduction to Psychology Lab 1 Credits

Optional laboratory designed to accompany PSY101. Application of psychological principles in areas such as learning, memory, emotion, motivation, cognition, language, development, personality, and intelligence.
Prerequisites or Corequisites: PSY101 or permission of instructor.

Course Notes: Recommended for PSY101 students. Attend orientation first two weeks of class. Orientation schedule will be posted beside room AD 2 prior to beginning of classes.

Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28811
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Mary Horton

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28811 Students may contact instructor at: suzy.horton@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Class 28811 Students must enroll in PSY101 28745 and PSY102 28111.

Class Fee: $15.00

PSY132 Psychology and Culture 3 Credits

Presents current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture using examples from a variety of contexts within western and global societies. Highlights topics in cross-cultural psychology, such as intergroup relations, diverse cognitive styles, ethnocentrism, gender, personality, emotion, language, communication, work and health. The role of enculturation throughout the lifespan will be explored to increase awareness of how behavioral and cognitive principles affect interactions in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28803
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Allana Zuckerman

Open

Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

PSY240 Developmental Psychology 3 Credits

Human development from conception through adulthood. Includes: physical, cognitive, emotional and social capacities that develop at various ages. Recommended for students majoring in nursing, education, pre-med, and psychology.
Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28781
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Mary Horton

Open

Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

REL100 World Religions 3 Credits

The development of various religions from the prehistoric to modern times. Political, economic, social and geographic relationships among world religions. Consideration of both Eastern and Western religions. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29304
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

Tu
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Elizabeth Ursic

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29304 Students may contact instructor at: elizabeth.ursic@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Credits

The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30144
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring

MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Rod Golden

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

SOC212 Gender and Society 3 Credits

A sociological analysis of the way culture shapes and defines the positions and roles of both men and women in society. Major emphasis on social conditions which may lead to a broadening of gender roles and a reduction of gender role stereotypes and the implications of these changes. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
27911
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
02/02/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

We
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Paul Harasha

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 27911 Students may contact instructor at: paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

SWU250 Mindfulness for Stress Management 3 Credits

Introduction to the theory, research and practice behind mindfulness and stress management as it relates to quality of life issues and professional self-care. Focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and managing personal/professional stress by incorporating evidence based research on nutrition, mindfulness, communication, positive psychology, exercise, environmental factors contributing to wellness and disease; immune system support, activity management and developing practices that facilitate maintaining living in balance. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29670
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
02/01/2022 - 05/13/2022

Spring Flex Start

Tu
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Dori Dipietro

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Honors Program Only

Students may contact instructor at dori.dipietro@mesacc.edu

Looking for more options? Use the Class Schedule Search