Brian Dille, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Political Science

Social Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 74

480-461-7065

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

I am always available online and will respond within 24 hours except on the weekend.

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

POS110 American National Government 3 Credits
Study of the historical backgrounds, governing principles, and institutions, of the national government of the United States. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28852
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

Notes: 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.

35501
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 35501 Students may contact instructor at brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS120 World Politics 3 Credits
Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28853
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

29258
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 29258 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS220 U.S. and Arizona Constitution 3 Credits
Examination of the United States Constitution and the constitution and government of the State of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28883
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 28883 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35652
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Independent Study
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

POS298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30066
Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Independent Study
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2022

POS120 World Politics 3 Credits
Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37114
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 37114 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS281AB Public Policy/Service Internship 3 Credits
Field experience in community service, public policy or public service.
Prerequisites: Minimum of 15 credit hours at college granting internship with minimum GPA of 3.0 and permission of Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites: POS280.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29770
Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
02/28/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

Summer 2022

POS110 American National Government 3 Credits
Study of the historical backgrounds, governing principles, and institutions, of the national government of the United States. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15910
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022

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.

Class 15910 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS120 World Politics 3 Credits
Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15945
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 06/30/2022

Open

10 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 15945 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS220 U.S. and Arizona Constitution 3 Credits
Examination of the United States Constitution and the constitution and government of the State of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16212
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/05/2022 - 08/04/2022

Open

12 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 16212 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS281AB Public Policy/Service Internship 3 Credits
Field experience in community service, public policy or public service.
Prerequisites: Minimum of 15 credit hours at college granting internship with minimum GPA of 3.0 and permission of Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites: POS280.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16017
Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

Fall 2022

POS113 United States and Arizona Social Studies 3 Credits
Overview of government, history, and geography of the United States and Arizona. Includes the relationship of government to the United States economic system as well as the influences and developments that have shaped U.S. and Arizona history. Also covers geographical systems, regions, and study techniques. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29688
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

13 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Students may contact instructor at brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS120 World Politics 3 Credits
Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30057
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

9 of 16
Seats Available

POS180 United Nations Studies 3 Credits
Historical origins, structural makeup, political and operational characteristics, and legal activities of the United Nations. Analysis of the overall institution's ongoing utility, productivity and creativity. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31125
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2022 - 12/16/2022
Th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

21 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 31125 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS220 U.S. and Arizona Constitution 3 Credits
Examination of the United States Constitution and the constitution and government of the State of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29559
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 29559 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS223 Civil Rights and Liberties 3 Credits
The historic background and current status of major civil rights and civil liberties issues in the United States. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30688
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

10 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Class 30688 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2022

POS120 World Politics 3 Credits
Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29971
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 29971 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS281AB Public Policy/Service Internship 3 Credits
Field experience in community service, public policy or public service.
Prerequisites: Minimum of 15 credit hours at college granting internship with minimum GPA of 3.0 and permission of Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites: POS280.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30305
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

3 of 3
Seats Available

Notes: Students may contact instructor at brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS282AA Volunteerism for Political Science: A Service Learning Experience 1 Credits
Service-learning field experience within government agencies, political organizations, citizen advocacy groups, and human service organizations/agency.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30000
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
10/03/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

1 of 1
Seats Available

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