Matched 7 Courses / 12 Classes

Survey of American Indian Issues (AIS101) 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# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19044 Fall 2020 Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online 08/26/2020 - 10/16/2020 W 4:30PM - 7:20PM
  • M. Pino
Open
12 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hoop of Learning Program
      Live Online Classes have live online sessions that meet on specific days and times. Attendance in these live online sessions is mandatory. Additional online work that is not synchronous may also be included during the duration the classes are offered and have set due dates for assignments. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.
      8-Week Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21754 Fall 2020 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 09/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
15 of 20 Seats Available

Introduction to American Indian Studies (AIS105) 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# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18203 Fall 2020 Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online 08/25/2020 - 10/16/2020 Tu 5:30PM - 6:45PM
  • M. Pino
Open
12 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Live Online Classes have live online sessions that meet on specific days and times. Attendance in these live online sessions is mandatory. Additional online work that is not synchronous may also be included during the duration the classes are offered and have set due dates for assignments. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      8-Week Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38214 Fall 2020 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 09/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
18 of 20 Seats Available

Navajo Government (AIS110) 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# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33579 Fall 2020 Mesa: Dobson Campus
On Your Time Online Course
Online 08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Old Elk
Open
8 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33579 Students may contact instructor at: arlene.old.elk@mesacc.edu
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
20283 Fall 2020 South Mountain
ONLINE
Online 09/23/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Old Elk
Open
11 of 16 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Class 20283 is an ONLINE class. Access to internet and a student gmail address is required. Log on to Canvas prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login.
      Online: All of your assignments and work will be internet based without set meeting days or times to
      attend. Students and faculty interact with Canvas via email, video, and threaded discussions. A lot
      of your work will be self-paced, but there are established deadlines and expectations.

American Indian History (AIS140) 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# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18635 Fall 2020 Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online 08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Puisto
Open
1 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19167 Fall 2020 Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online 08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Puisto
Open
16 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: On Your Time 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, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified.
      8-Week Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21640 Fall 2020 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
10 of 20 Seats Available

American Indian Law (AIS160) 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# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38215 Fall 2020 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 09/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
17 of 20 Seats Available

American Indian History of the Southwest (AIS170) 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# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33594 Fall 2020 Mesa: Dobson Campus
On Your Time Online Course
Online 09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Smith
Open
12 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33594 Students may contact instructor at: larry.smith@mesacc.edu

American Indian Religions (AIS213) 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# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22075 Fall 2020 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. McCaig
Open
10 of 20 Seats Available