Matched 7 Courses / 16 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
21213 Fall 2021 Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online 08/25/2021 - 10/15/2021 W 5:30PM - 6:45PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hoop of Learning Program
      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.
      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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17268 Fall 2021 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 10/04/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
18 of 20 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24244 Fall 2021 Mesa
Online Course
Online 09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • A. Old Elk
Open
19 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 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 24244 Students may contact instructor at: arlene.old.elk@mesacc.edu

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
20683 Fall 2021 Scottsdale
Live Online Instruction
Live Online 08/24/2021 - 10/15/2021 Tu 5:30PM - 6:45PM
  • Staff
Open
19 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.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36428 Fall 2021 Estrella Mountain
Internet/ Online Class
Online 08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • P. Yabeny
Open
25 of 27 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18411 Fall 2021 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 10/04/2021 - 12/17/2021 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
11492 Fall 2021 South Mountain: Guadalupe Center
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online 08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021 Tu 6:00PM - 8:30PM
  • L. Largo
Open
16 of 16 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 11492 is offered Live Online. What is a Live Online class? Click on the link to view a video on how the class will be held: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4f5GUVxJck)  
      Live Online: Class will meet using a virtual platform at a set time and day with the rest of the class from your home device. Examples of a virtual platform are WebEx, Google Meets, and Zoom.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
22093 Fall 2021 Mesa
Live Online
Live Online 08/26/2021 - 10/14/2021 Th 4:00PM - 5:15PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 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 22093 Students may contact instructor at: arlene.old.elk@mesacc.edu

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
20956 Fall 2021 Scottsdale
Soc/Behavioral Bldg, SBE 180
Hybrid 08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021 Tu 1:30PM - 2:45PM
  • J. Puisto
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37574 Fall 2021 Mesa
Live Online
Live Online 08/28/2021 - 12/17/2021 Sat 9:00AM - 11:30AM
  • M. Figueroa
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 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 37574 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu
      Class 37574 Hoop of Learning Program Only
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17154 Fall 2021 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
19 of 20 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21295 Fall 2021 Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online 08/23/2021 - 10/15/2021 N/A N/A
  • J. Puisto
Open
23 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.
      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.
      Instructor can be contacted at jaakko.puisto@scottsdalecc.edu.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35242 Fall 2021 Chandler-Gilbert
CGCC Internet Online
Online 08/23/2021 - 10/15/2021 N/A N/A
  • M. Bilka
Open
8 of 25 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
18412 Fall 2021 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 10/04/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
19 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
22107 Fall 2021 Mesa
Online Course
Online 09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • L. Smith
Open
23 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 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 22107 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
16297 Fall 2021 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • R. Walker
Open
18 of 20 Seats Available