Kirk Costion, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Archaeology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: SC 65

480-461-7058

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM1:00 PM - 3:00 PM10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Online

Online

Online

Online

 
By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment 

Until further notice all office hours will be held online using Webex Meetings, Cranium Cafe, Google Meet, or Zoom.  To make an appointment during sheduled office hours or at other times please email Dr. Costion at kirk.costion@mesacc.edu.  My Webex Meetings "personal room" is one of the main places where I can meet you for office hours.  This room can be accessed using the following link: https://maricopa.webex.com/meet/kcostion

The call in number for my personal room is (602) 666-0783

 

Classes Taught

Spring 2021

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
33267
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

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 33267 Students may contact instructor at: kirk.costion@mesacc.edu

33269
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

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 33269 Students may contact instructor at: kirk.costion@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Spring Flex Start 2021

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
31965
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

6 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 31965 Students may contact instructor at: kirk.costion@mesacc.edu

31982
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

8 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 31982 Students may contact instructor at: kirk.costion@mesacc.edu

31979
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
02/02/2021 - 05/14/2021
Tu
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Open

10 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 31979 Students may contact instructor at: kirk.costion@mesacc.edu

ASB298AA 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
33524
Dobson Campus
Independent Study
Lab
02/26/2021 - 05/14/2021
Fr
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Open

12 of 15
Seats Available

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