ASB102 Culture in a Globalizing World 3.0 Credits
Principles of cultural and social 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
24322
Dobson Campus
SC 19
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Shereen Lerner

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 24322 is intended for Honors students.

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
24448
Dobson Campus
SC 19
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Staff

Open

18 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).

BIO107 Introduction to Biotechnology 4.0 Credits
Introduction to biotechnology and its global impact on society. Covers applications, laboratory techniques, limitations and the international economic benefits, risks, and legal and moral issues associated with biotechnology. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
43490
Red Mountain Campus
RDM S S156
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
T 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Graham Boorse

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

43491
Red Mountain Campus
RDM S S156
In Person
Lab
08/27/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
R 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Graham Boorse

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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
24467
Dobson Campus
TC 404
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MW 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Christine Osgood

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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

COM100 Introduction to Human Communication 3.0 Credits
Theory and practice of communication skills in public, small group, and interpersonal settings. Includes study of the speech communication process. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
SUN#: COM1100
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26790
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall

Christine Beckman

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 26790 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: christine.beckman@mesacc.edu.
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: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26752
Dobson Campus
AC 1N
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 10/13/2015
Fall
TR 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Loretta Kissell

Open

16 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ECN211 Macroeconomic Principles 3.0 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]
SUN#: ECN2201
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26632
Dobson Campus
SC 21
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MW 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Debra Henney

Open

17 of 22
Seats Available

Notes: Class 26632 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

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
24632
Dobson Campus
LA 5N
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MWF 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Mary Aldridge

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 24632: 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.

ENH110 Introduction to Literature 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
43549
Red Mountain Campus
RDM S S280
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Elizabeth Simpson

Open

9 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

ENH281 Topics in World Literature 3.0 Credits
Exploration of selected topic(s) in World Literature. Focuses on a theme, genre, era, technique, or critical approach. Includes reading and interpretation of literature from a variety of cultures around the world.
Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
43559
Dobson Campus
LA 6N
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Walter Keithley

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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
24338
Dobson Campus
SC 30
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Steven Bass

Open

18 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
27030
Dobson Campus
HW 851
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MW 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Sharon McLaughlin

Open

24 of 25
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
26721
Dobson Campus
SC 27
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Elizabeth Hertzler

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS251 History of England to 1700 3.0 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]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
43102
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall

Steven Lurenz

Open

19 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only
Class 43102 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: steve.lurenz@mesacc.edu

MAT141 College Mathematics 4.0 Credits
Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include set theory, probability, statistics, finance, and geometry.
Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT093), or successful completion of Maricopa Modules, or satisfactory score on District placement exam, or a grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122.
General Education Designations: Mathematics [MA]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
43794
Red Mountain Campus
RDM R R102
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Jacquelyn Jesse

Open

10 of 10
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
25826
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Hugh Lovelady

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

POS120 World Politics 3.0 Credits
Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB]
SUN#: POS1120
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26679
Dobson Campus
SC 15N
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Brian Dille

Open

20 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
26449
Dobson Campus
BP 8
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Ann Ewing

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only. 26449 Honors students are required to also take PSY 102 30723.

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
26562
Dobson Campus
AD 4S
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Christina Anguiano

Open

19 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
27267
Red Mountain Campus
RDM V V127
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Thomas Ollerman

Open

9 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
25046
Dobson Campus
HW 850
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Duane Oakes

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3.0 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]
SUN#: SOC1101
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24418
Red Mountain Campus
RDM R R101
In Person
Lecture
08/25/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
TR 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Staff

Open

8 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

SOC140 Race and Ethnic Relations 3.0 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]
SUN#: SOC2215
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24401
Dobson Campus
SC 24
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2015 - 12/18/2015
Fall
MW 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Paul Harasha

Open

29 of 35
Seats Available

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

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