Amaranth Weiss

Residential Faculty - Anthropology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 78

480-461-7990 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

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: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31047
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

30204
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

30044
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

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.

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

Fall Flex Start 2022

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: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28517
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/07/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Class Started

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: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30664
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

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.

Spring 2023

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: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30713
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

24 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 30713 Students may contact instructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

29796
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

16 of 25
Seats Available

30092
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Closed

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 30092 Students may contact instructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

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: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28523
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

20 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28523 Students may contact instructor at amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

33377
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

21 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 33377 Students may contact instructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

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: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30199
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

14 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 30199 Students may contact instructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

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