Kirk Costion, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Archaeology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: SC 65

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  
By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment 

Kirk Costion will be working in the field with MCC's Archaeological Field Methods class on Fridays and thus will not be on campus at all for any appointments on Fridays during the Spring 2020 Semester. 

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

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: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36533
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Students may contact the instructor kirk.costion@mesacc.edu.

26863
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

ASB231 Archaeological Field Methods 4 Credits
Excavation of an archaeological site; recording and interpreting data collected during the field experience. Overview of the cultures concerned; contemporary issues in archaeology. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35668
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2020 - 05/08/2020
-
-

Closed

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
SC 201/16/2020 5/8/2020 Th 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
MESA CEM1/17/2020 5/8/2020 Fr 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Notes: Class 35668 Class also meets at City of Mesa Cemetery at 1212 N Center St. Mesa, AZ 85201 on Fridays from Jan 17 to May 8, 2020 from 12:00PM to 4:00PM.

Spring Flex Start 2020

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: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25363
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Open

19 of 35
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25363 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: kirk.costion@mesacc.edu

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: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27834
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/27/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Open

20 of 35
Seats Available

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