Honors Classes

ARH101 Prehistoric through Gothic Art 3.0 Credits
History of art from prehistoric through medieval period. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
SUN#: ART1101
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34999
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Lindsey Pedersen

Open

8 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).

ASB102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35799
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Shereen Lerner

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 35799 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

ASB223 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: New World 3.0 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 lifeways, 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23336
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Kirk Costion

Open

11 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ASM275 Forensic Anthropology 4.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23469
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

Tu
10:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Annalisa Alvrus

Open

10 of 22
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class 23469 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.
Honors Program Only

COM225 Public Speaking 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22620
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Aaron Sanchez

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

22579
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Bruce Peterson

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

CPD160 Introduction to Multiculturalism 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22901
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
01/29/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring Late-Start

Sonia Esposito

Open

12 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 22901 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet but may require proctored exams. 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

DAH250 Dance in Popular Culture 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21433
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
03/19/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring Late-Start

Megan Todd

Open

6 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 21433 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet but may require proctored exams. 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: megan.todd@mesacc.edu
Honors Program Only

ECN212 Microeconomic Principles 3.0 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]
SUN#: ECN2202
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22478
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Debra Henney

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 22478 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 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20948
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Elizabeth Alsen

Open

12 of 20
Seats Available

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

GPH211 Landform Processes 4.0 Credits
Geographic characterisitcs of landforms and earth-survace processes emphasizing erosion, transportation, deposition and implications for human management of the environment.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23397
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

TuTh
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Niccole Cerveny

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only
GPH211 Lab 23398 is Honors Program only.

HES210 Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21390
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Sharon McLaughlin

Open

11 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS105 Arizona History 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22516
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Paul Hietter

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HON201 Leadership Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35831
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Duane Oakes

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21204
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/22/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

Mo
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Mary Aldridge

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

MAT150 College Algebra/Functions 5.0 Credits
Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, using multiple methods including matrices, modeling and solving real world problems, and defining and illustrating sequences and series.
Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23123
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoTuWeTh
8:10 AM - 9:15 AM

Melissa Holm

Open

4 of 5
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Additional Notes: This class may require a graphing calculator and/or online software package, such as MyMathLab, that may result in an additional cost to the student. Some instructors allow the use of the online textbook that accompanies the online software package in lieu of a physical textbook. Contact your instructor for details. All students must meet the MCC Mathematics Department prerequisite requirements for each class within two years of first day of class. See http://www.mesacc.edu/departments/mathematics-computer-science/mathematics/resources/ for department policies.

PHI216 Environmental Ethics 3.0 Credits
Philosophical consideration of diverse theories and perspectives on the environment, and application of these theories to global moral issues such as animal rights, preservation of wilderness and species, population, world hunger and poverty, and air and water pollution. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23113
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

David Yount

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3.0 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]
SUN#: PSY1101
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22319
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Ann Ewing

Open

10 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

PSY102 Introduction to Psychology Lab 1.0 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22412
Dobson Campus
Independent Study
Lab
01/29/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring Late-Start

Ann Ewing

Open

10 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22337
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Gayla Preisser

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

PSY240 Developmental Psychology 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22363
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Mary Horton

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

REL100 World Religions 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23299
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Thomas Shoemaker

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

REL205 Religion and the Modern World 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35471
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Michael Wintz

Open

6 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

SOC180 Social Implications of Technology 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20915
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Paul Harasha

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

SOC212 Gender and Society 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22768
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2018 - 05/11/2018

Spring

TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Linda Hull

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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