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ASB100: Introduction to Global Health – 3 credits

The study of human health patterns at an international and local scale. Focus on pressing global health challenges that the world faces today are examined from a broad social, ecological, and cultural context. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
27396
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
08/2210/10
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • R. Larkin
Open
8 of 22 Seats Available
27397
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
10/1712/05
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • R. Larkin
Open
15 of 18 Seats Available

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: G, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
21536
Rio Salado
Print Based
Print Based : You can start on any Monday between dates:
09/2610/10
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • T. Marble
Open
30 of 30 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      This is a correspondence class. Only the cost of tuition, fees and books is permitted for financial aid. Students pursuing a certificate program are not permitted to receive federal financial aid for correspondence classes. Students cannot complete more than 50% of their program of study via correspondence courses. If you use financial aid to pay for school, please review Section II of your Financial Aid Terms and Conditions at the following web site:
      https://www.riosalado.edu/students/financial-aid/legal-disclosure/terms-and-conditions
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Please note, Print Based or Mixed Media courses require access to a printer. The course packet is available through Riolearn in Acrobat PDF format. You may print these documents on your home computer, keeping in mind that an average print-time (for home printing) is 2 pages per minute depending on your printer. You may check the number of pages in your packet to estimate print time by opening each document. If you would like to view or print this PDF now you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. An alternative to printing the packet yourself is to place an order at your local FedEx Branch (for a fee). To find a convenient FedEx location call 1-800-463-3339 or visit them online at https://www.fedex.com/. If you choose this option, please use this FedEx printing
      request.
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
21587
Rio Salado
Print Based
Print Based : You can start on any Monday between dates:
10/1712/05
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • T. Marble
Open
29 of 30 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      This is a correspondence class. Only the cost of tuition, fees and books is permitted for financial aid. Students pursuing a certificate program are not permitted to receive federal financial aid for correspondence classes. Students cannot complete more than 50% of their program of study via correspondence courses. If you use financial aid to pay for school, please review Section II of your Financial Aid Terms and Conditions at the following web site:
      https://www.riosalado.edu/students/financial-aid/legal-disclosure/terms-and-conditions
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Please note, Print Based or Mixed Media courses require access to a printer. The course packet is available through Riolearn in Acrobat PDF format. You may print these documents on your home computer, keeping in mind that an average print-time (for home printing) is 2 pages per minute depending on your printer. You may check the number of pages in your packet to estimate print time by opening each document. If you would like to view or print this PDF now you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. An alternative to printing the packet yourself is to place an order at your local FedEx Branch (for a fee). To find a convenient FedEx location call 1-800-463-3339 or visit them online at https://www.fedex.com/. If you choose this option, please use this FedEx printing
      request.
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
34756
Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online
10/1712/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • S. Bjork
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
    • Notes: Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, please contact the PVCC Technology Help Desk for more information at 602.787.7780.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
21564
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
08/2210/10
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • J. Montoya
Open
5 of 22 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
21566
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
10/1712/05
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • J. Montoya
Open
7 of 13 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
32019
Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online
10/2412/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • M. Cleary
Open
8 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.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 32019 costs include ASB Course Fee: $4
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor

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: C, H, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
21565
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
08/2210/10
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • R. Larkin
Open
16 of 30 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
21567
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
10/1712/05
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • R. Larkin
Open
13 of 18 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor

ASB211: Women in Other Cultures – 3 credits

Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social, political, and religious factors that affect women's status in traditional and modern societies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
38624
South Mountain
ONLINE
Online
10/1712/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • I. Naim
Open
5 of 20 Seats Available

ASB214: Magic, Witchcraft and Healing: An Introduction to Comparative Religion – 3 credits

Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions of the world; the place of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
17048
Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online
10/1712/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • S. Bjork
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available
    • Notes: Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, please contact the PVCC Technology Help Desk for more information at 602.787.7780.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.
  • Textbook info pending

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: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
38032
Estrella Mountain
Internet/ Online Class
Online
10/2412/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • M. Devlin
Open
6 of 32 Seats Available
    • Notes: Flex Start Class
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
30205
Mesa
Online Course
Online
10/1712/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • M. Aubin
Open
3 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.
      This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.
      Class 30205 Students may contact instructor at mary.aubin@mesacc.edu
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
21568
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
08/2210/10
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • J. Montoya
Open
3 of 30 Seats Available
21570
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
10/1712/05
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • J. Wharton
Open
24 of 30 Seats Available

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: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
33496
Estrella Mountain
Internet/ Online Class
Online
10/2412/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • A. Torvinen
Open
12 of 32 Seats Available
32021
Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online
10/2412/16
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • B. Nagy
Open
2 of 28 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.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 32021 costs include ASB Course Fee: $4
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor

ASB245: Indians of the Southwest – 3 credits

Comparative study of the cultures, including the histories and present status, of Indians of the Southwest. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
21569
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
08/2910/10
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • J. Montoya
Open
1 of 4 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Microsoft Word or PowerPoint required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor
21571
Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates:
10/1712/05
Fall 2022
N/A
N/A
  • J. Montoya
Open
8 of 9 Seats Available
    • Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Microsoft Word or PowerPoint required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
  • No books listed at the bookstore, contact instructor