Honors Classes

AFR202 Ethnic Relations in the United States 3.0 Credits
Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of interethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnicity, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimilation, acculturation, and individual and group responses to interethnic 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40063
Dobson Campus
SC 19
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Scott Russell

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ASB202 Ethnic Relations in the United States 3.0 Credits
Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of interethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnicity, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimilation, acculturation, and individual and group responses to interethnic 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40034
Dobson Campus
SC 19
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Scott Russell

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: 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
28319
Red Mountain Campus
RDM V V118
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
TR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Staff

Open

1 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).

CFS176 Child Development 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28361
Dobson Campus
TC 404
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MW 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Christine Osgood

Open

3 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only
There is a $10 course fee for CFS176.

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: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31091
Dobson Campus
AC 1N
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 10/14/2014
Fall
TR 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Loretta Kissell

Open

2 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: 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
30959
Dobson Campus
SC 21
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
TR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Debra Henney

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ENG101 First-Year Composition 3.0 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 test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG091 or ESL097.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
SUN#: ENG1101
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28578
Dobson Campus
LA 5N
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MWF 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Kathleen McNamara

Open

9 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 28578: Honors Program only. Please contact the Honors Office at 480-461-7079 for more information to register.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

28881
Red Mountain Campus
RDM V V124
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
TR 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Elizabeth Simpson

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 28881 Please contact the Honors Office at 480-461-7079 for more information to register.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

GPH111 Introduction to Physical Geography 4.0 Credits
Spatial and functional relationships among climates, landforms, soils, water, and plants. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28251
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P114
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Niccole Cerveny

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HES100 Healthful Living 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29218
Dobson Campus
HW 851
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Sharon McLaughlin

Open

3 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only
HES100 is required for the Personal Training Certificate.

HIS212 Historical Foundations of Religion 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31055
Dobson Campus
SC 27
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
TR 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Elizabeth Hertzler

Open

6 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

MHL145 American Jazz and Popular Music 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29953
Dobson Campus
MU 1
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Hugh Lovelady

Open

9 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

MHL155 Survey of American Music 3.0 Credits
History of the music of North America from the earliest American Indian music to the present. Introduction to the musical trends, composers, socioeconomic developments and trends, musical forms and styles that influence our modern American musical sense. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29964
Dobson Campus
TBA
Hybrid
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MW 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Hugh Lovelady

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 29964 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 hugh.lovelady@mesacc.edu.

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
30820
Dobson Campus
AD 4S
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
TR 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Christina Anguiano

Open

4 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

PSY266 Abnormal Psychology 3.0 Credits
Distinguishes between normal behavior and psychological disorders. Subjects may include stress disorders, problems with anxiety and depression, unusual and abnormal sexual behavior, schizophrenia and addictive behaviors. Causes and treatments of psychological problems and disorders are discussed.
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
30807
Dobson Campus
BP 8
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
TR 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Thomas Schmidt

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

41035
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P120
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Thomas Ollerman

Open

5 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

REC120 Leisure and the Quality of Life 3.0 Credits
Overview of the historical, psychological, social, and cultural aspects of play, leisure, and recreation and their role in contemporary society. Nature of play and leisure behavior in human development within different cultures and the contribution play, recreation, and leisure make to the quality of life for individuals in today's society. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29026
Dobson Campus
HW 850
In Person
Lecture
08/26/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
TR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Duane Oakes

Open

7 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
28288
Dobson Campus
SC 24
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall
MW 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Paul Harasha

Open

1 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).

SUS110 Sustainable World 3.0 Credits
Introduction to the field of sustainability and exploration of the interaction between human and natural global systems. Framework for analyzing and investigating the global challenges such as land use change, competition for water and other natural resources, and renewable energy concerns and crises. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40471
Red Mountain Campus
RDM V V118
In Person
Lecture
09/09/2014 - 12/19/2014
Fall Late-Start
TR 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Martin Gromulat

Open

6 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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