Kirk Costion, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Archaeology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: SC 65

480-461-7058

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM2:00 PM - 4:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
   3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

Online

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By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

For office hours I can meet in person in my office or online using Webex Meetings, Cranium Cafe, or Google Meet.  To make an appointment for a virutal meeting 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

 

 

Classes Taught

Fall 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
22102
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

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.

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

Class 22102 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
22055
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

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.

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

23797
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

Fall 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
22090
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021

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.

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

23798
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
09/08/2021 - 12/17/2021
We
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Closed

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.

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

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