Honors Classes

AFR202 Ethnic Relations in the United States 3 Credits
Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of inter-ethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnicity, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimilation, acculturation, and individual and group responses to inter-ethnic contact. Cultural knowledge and intercultural communication skills and perspectives as fundamental tools for successful management of social relations in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
27833
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Shereen Lerner

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Class 27833 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

ARH101 Prehistoric Through Gothic Art 3 Credits
History of art from prehistoric through medieval period. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33209
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: ARH101 is recommended for majors in the AAFA-ART.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Honors Program Only

Additional Notes: ARH101 is recommended for majors in the AAFA-ART.

ARH102 Renaissance Through Contemporary Art 3 Credits
History of art from around the world from the Renaissance through contemporary period. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36437
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Lindsey Pedersen

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

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

ART131 Photography I 3 Credits
Basic photographic principles and techniques. Basic camera functions and controls. Experience in the image-making process by creating and editing photographs for various display environments. Introduction to the photographic aesthetic and photography's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35378
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Staff

Open

16 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Additional Notes: ART131 is required for the Certificate of Completion in Digital Arts: Digital Photography and the AAS Digital Arts: Digital Photography Track. Information: 480-461-7526 or see the Art Department website at
www.mesacc.edu/departments/art.

ASB102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits
Principles of cultural anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of cultures. The nature of culture; social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics and language. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33528
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33528 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

ASB202 Ethnic Relations in the United States 3 Credits
Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of inter-ethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnicity, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimilation, acculturation, and individual and group responses to inter-ethnic contact. Cultural knowledge and intercultural communication skills and perspectives as fundamental tools for successful management of social relations in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
27832
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Shereen Lerner

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Class 27832 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

ASB222 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old 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 tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. 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
33575
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33575 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: shereen.lerner@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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
26863
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Kirk Costion

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

36200
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P250
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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

ASB226 Human Impacts on Ancient Environments 3 Credits
Interrelationship between humans and their environments, using archaeological data and case studies beginning with early hominids. Uses of research to identify environmental change and distinguish between climatic and human-induced global change. Explores ways in which prehistoric people caused and responded to environmental changes. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35875
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ASM275 Forensic Anthropology 4 Credits
Survey of the role of forensic anthropologists, from the crime scene to the courtroom. Course focuses on how skeletal analysis can aid in medicolegal investigations, especially by identifying aspects of the life history of unknown individuals and by reconstructing events that took place at crime scenes. Covers both the legal aspects of forensic practice and the underlying biological basis for evidence obtained from skeletal remains. Examines applications of forensic anthropology in mass disasters, human rights investigations, and the deciphering of historic cases. Lab activities designed to illustrate techniques and principles central to the discipline. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB], Natural Sciences General [SG]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25350
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

Th
10:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Annalisa Alvrus

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class 25350 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: annalisa.alvrus@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

CFS176 Child Development 3 Credits
Study of the science of human development from conception through adolescence. Includes observation skills, parent and adult roles in the lives of children, and contemporary issues. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33615
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Staff

Open

20 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).

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 Credits
Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25061
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W133
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/15/2020 - 03/04/2020

Spring

We
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brenda Nielsen

Class Started

Notes: Class 25061 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues realted to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge of basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Office 2016 or Office 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.

33306
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W133
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/26/2020 - 10/14/2020

Fall

We
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33306 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu.
Honors Program Only
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Additional Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.

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
26769
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Tricia Beckham

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

34984
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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
36797
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Layne Goodman

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

35073
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

26758
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Blake Wolf

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

COM230 Small Group Communication 3 Credits
Principles and processes of small groups and development of skills for participation and leadership in small group settings. Practice in problem solving, decision making, and information sharing. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35383
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
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
35843
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Fall

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 35843 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: christine.beckman@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

26805
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
03/19/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring Flex Start

Th
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Puvana Ganesan

Open

4 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: 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
26988
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

Sonia Esposito

Closed

Notes: Class 26988 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: sonia.esposito@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

DAH100 Introduction to Dance 3 Credits
Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35979
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: 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
25804
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Spring

Devon Polynone

Closed

Notes: Class 25804 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: devon.polynone@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

ECN211 Macroeconomic Principles 3 Credits
A descriptive analysis of the structure and functioning of the American economy. Emphasis on basic economic institutions and factors that determine national income and employment levels. Consideration given to the macroeconomic topics of national income, unemployment, inflation and monetary and fiscal policies. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34872
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 34872 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at debra.henney@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
26670
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Debra Henney

Class Started

Notes: Class 26670 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at debra.henney@mesacc.edu
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
25425
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Elizabeth Alsen

Closed

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

ENG101 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement or a grade of C or better in ENG091 or ESL097.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33692
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Mary Aldridge

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 33692: Honors Program only. Please contact the Honors Office at 480-461-7079 for more information to register.

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

33722
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Elizabeth Simpson

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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

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.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
27161
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Elizabeth Simpson

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

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

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
36459
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Elizabeth Simpson

Closed

Notes: Class 36459 Honors Program Only

38480
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Elizabeth Simpson

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ENH295 Banned Books and Censorship 3 Credits
History, motivations, and effects of censorship in a democratic society. Censorship and book banning as a method of silencing diverse voices. Critical analysis of banned or challenged literature for children and adults. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33821
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Todd Fredson

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

GLG101IN Introduction to Geology I - Physical 4 Credits
Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38199
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P108
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 38199 must also register for .
GLG110IN Geological Disasters and the Environment 4 Credits
Acquaints students with the use and importance of geological studies as they apply to the interactions between people and the Earth. Includes geological processes and hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, floods and landslides. Examines environmental impact and use of mineral and energy resources. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Natural Sciences General [SG]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36328
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Kelli Wakefield

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36328 must also register for .
36120
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36120 must also register for .
GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33537
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P114
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 33537 must also register for .
HES100 Healthful Living 3 Credits
Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35062
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Additional Notes: HES100 is required for the Personal Training Certificate.

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
25780
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Sharon McLaughlin

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS101 History of Western Civilization Middle Ages to 1789 3 Credits
Survey of origin and development of Western civilization and its institutions from the Renaissance and Reformation through Age of Enlightenment. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26675
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Elizabeth Hertzler

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS103 United States History to 1865 3 Credits
The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34892
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

34894
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS105 Arizona History 3 Credits
The prehistoric and contemporary Native American experience, Spanish colonial times, the Mexican National period, the U.S. federal territorial years, and Arizona's political and economic development during the twentieth century. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26704
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Paul Hietter

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS212 History of Religion 3 Credits
Survey of the historical contexts in which the major religions have emerged and evolved. Focuses on social and political events throughout history and their impact on religious beliefs and practices. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34925
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS251 History of England to 1700 3 Credits
History of England to 1660. Analysis of the major political, cultural, social, and intellectual, and social factors in English historical development from its earliest times till 1660. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35240
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 35240 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: steve.lurenz@mesacc.edu

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
27603
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Duane Oakes

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

35646
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3 Credits
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35215
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

Mary Aldridge

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: 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
36218
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

Mary Aldridge

Closed

Notes: Class 36218 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

HUM251 Ideas and Values in the Humanities 3 Credits
An historical analysis of the interrelationships of art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy from the Renaissance to modern period, including Western and Non-Western cultures.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36208
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Robert Soza

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

MHL145 American Jazz and Popular Music 3 Credits
The study of cultural and social contributions to the evolution of American jazz and popular music from the mid-1800's to present. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34335
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Hugh Lovelady

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: 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
27943
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWeFr
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

James Lewis

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

PHI212 Contemporary Moral Issues 3 Credits
Philosophical consideration of such moral issues as civil disobedience, preferential treatment, abortion, privacy, sexual morality, and poverty and hunger. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35844
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

David Yount

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

PHI224 Political Philosophy 3 Credits
Predominant figures and theories in Euro-American political philosophy from Plato to contemporary social/political philosophers.
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
35816
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Debra Campbell

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Credits
To acquaint the student with basic principles, methods and fields of psychology such as learning, memory, emotion, perception, physiological, developmental, intelligence, social and abnormal. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26531
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Mary Horton

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 26531 Students must enroll in PSY101 26531 and PSY102 26614.

34748
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Mary Horton

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only. 34748 Honors students are required to register for PSY 102 34775.

27910
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P209
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Derek Borman

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 27910 Students must enroll in PSY101 27910 and PSY102 26615.

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.
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26614
Dobson Campus
Independent Study
Lab
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring Flex Start

Mary Horton

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 26614 Students must enroll in PSY101 26531 and PSY102 26614.

Additional 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.

34775
Dobson Campus
Independent Study
Lab
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

Mary Horton

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Recommended for PSY101 students. Attend orientation during first two weeks of class. Orientation schedule will be posted in PIRC lab (AD2) the first two weeks of class. 34775: Honors Program only. Please contact the Honors Office at 480-461-7079 for more information to register.

26615
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W124
Independent Study
Lab
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring Flex Start

Gayla Preisser

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 26615 Students must enroll in PSY101 27910 and PSY102 26615.

Additional 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.

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
34835
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

26605
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W131
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

Fr
8:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Gayla Preisser

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

34779
Red Mountain Campus
RDM W W131
In Person
Lecture
08/28/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

Fr
8:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Gayla Preisser

Open

20 of 20
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
26573
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Mary Horton

Class Started

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
26349
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Elizabeth Ursic

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

34594
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Keith Crudup

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

27383
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Michael Wintz

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

34601
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Michael Wintz

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

REL205 Religion and the Modern World 3 Credits
Introduction to the nature and role of religious beliefs and practices in shaping the lives of individuals and societies, with particular attention to the modern world.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
27565
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Michael Wintz

Closed

Notes: 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
33559
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Staff

Open

20 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).

SOC180 Social Implications of Technology 3 Credits
Effects of development and implementation of technology on society. Historical and multi-cultural comparisons of this process, current concerns addressed, and prospects for the future analyzed. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25397
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Paul Harasha

Class Started

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
35731
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring

TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Rod Golden

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

SOC241 Race and Ethnic Relations 3 Credits
Examines how the social construction of race shapes social interaction and social institutions. Explores the consequences of power, privilege and oppression among major ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35262
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall

MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: 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
27846
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/29/2020 - 05/08/2020

Spring Flex Start

We
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Dori Dipietro

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

WST161 American Women Since 1920 3 Credits
Continuation of the history of women in America from 1920 to the present, based on a feminist perspective. Includes discussion of the roles and status of immigrant and ethnic minority women. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Class Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35880
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020

Fall Flex Start

Staff

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 35880 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: meredith.clark@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

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