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AIS101: Survey of American Indian Issues – 3 credits

Introduction to critical issues related to American Indian peoples. Examines cultural, political, economic, educational, social, and environmental issues. Focuses on contemporary issues and factors influencing American Indian communities. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
32546
Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online
08/2412/16
Fall 2022
W
4:30PM – 5:45PM
  • P. Yabeny
Open
21 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: LIVE ONLINE CLASS. Students attend Live Online sessions on specific days and times. Additional online work outside of these class sessions may be required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • This class does not require any books
30438
Mesa: Dobson Campus
SC 25
In Person
09/0312/16
Fall 2022
Sat
10:00AM – 11:30AM
  • M. Figueroa
Open
16 of 25 Seats Available

AIS105: Introduction to American Indian Studies – 3 credits

Introduction to political, economic, and social structures of American Indian Nations. Provides overview of American Indian tribal cultures prior to contact, the impact of European contact, and the influence of western social systems on tribal nations. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
32082
Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online
08/2312/16
Fall 2022
Tu
4:30PM – 5:45PM
  • P. Yabeny
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: LIVE ONLINE CLASS. Students attend Live Online sessions on specific days and times. Additional online work outside of these class sessions may be required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • This class does not require any books

AIS110: Navajo Government – 3 credits

Addresses and examines major historical developments of the Navajo People with a focus on government, law, society, livelihood, tradition, and culture. Includes the major components and operation of Navajo government and related tribal laws, such as Title II and Title VII of the Navajo Nation Code, as well as the significance of the Treaty of 1868. Federal Indian policies and their impact on Navajo society and government, the importance of federal and tribal citizenship and related federal and tribal laws, and the role of the Navajo clanship system and other relevant cultural concepts addressed. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
21317
South Mountain: Guadalupe Center
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
09/0612/16
Fall 2022
Tu
6:00PM – 8:55PM
  • A. Old Elk
Open
14 of 16 Seats Available
28551
Mesa
Live Online
Live Online
08/2510/14
Fall 2022
Th
4:00PM – 5:15PM
  • A. Old Elk
Open
19 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required.

      Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.
      Class 28551 Students may contact instructor at: arlene.old.elk@mesacc.edu

AIS140: American Indian History – 3 credits

Survey of American Indian history with emphasis on the last 200 years including developments in the 20th century. Focuses on selected groups such as the Cherokee, Iroquois Confederation, Navajo, Sioux and Indians of the Southwest in relation to cultural, economic, political and social continuity and changes. Topics include development and influence of federal policies, past and present issues confronting Native Americans and how Native American individuals and communities maintain their identities as they confront social changes. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
32314
Scottsdale
Soc/Behavioral Bldg, SBE 180
In Person
08/2312/16
Fall 2022
Tu,Th
1:30PM – 2:45PM
  • J. Puisto
Open
22 of 30 Seats Available
13164
Chandler-Gilbert
CGCC Online
Online
08/2210/14
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • M. Bilka
Closed
No Seats Available
    • Notes: First Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      For honors option, see AIS140 31639
  • This class does not require any books
31639
Chandler-Gilbert
CGCC Online
Online
08/2210/14
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • M. Bilka
Closed
No Seats Available
    • Notes: This is the honors option for AIS140 13164
      First Eight (8) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • This class does not require any books
32609
Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online
08/2210/14
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • J. Puisto
Open
7 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: ONLINE CLASS. All classwork can be completed entirely online.
      This class meets for an 8-week period during the full length semester. Students should expect an increased amount of work each week during the 8 weeks as compared to the same class offered in the full semester. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to be sure their course load is balanced over the course of a given semester.
18887
Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online
08/2212/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • P. Burtt Jr
Open
9 of 20 Seats Available

AIS160: American Indian Law – 3 credits

Analyzes the legal system of the United States Government as it applies to American Indian Nations. Examines how United States legal institutions have impacted Indian sovereignty. Units of analysis include the development of Indian law, United States Supreme Court decisions, Congressional Acts, treaty rights and the development of tribal governments. Focuses on legal institutions that have abridged the property rights of Indian Nations. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
37570
Mesa
Online Course
Online
10/1712/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • M. Figueroa
Open
23 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.

      Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.
      Class 37570 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu
  • Textbook info pending

AIS170: American Indian History of the Southwest – 3 credits

Covers history of Indian peoples in the southwestern United States from pre-Columbian era to the present. Includes historical events, the development and implementation of Spanish-Mexican and United States' policies and their impact on Indian peoples in these areas, and current issues of importance to Indian peoples. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
28563
Mesa
Online Course
Online
09/0612/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • L. Smith
Open
17 of 25 Seats Available
    • Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.

      Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.
      Class 28563 Students may contact instructor at: larry.smith@mesacc.edu
  • This class does not require any books

AIS213: American Indian Religions – 3 credits

An examination of the historical and cultural background of diverse life ways and worldviews belonging to the peoples indigenous to the North American continent over time, including a study of modern day American Indian beliefs and practices. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: C, HU, L

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
18117
Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online
08/2312/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • D. McCaig
Open
2 of 20 Seats Available