Mary E Aldridge, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - English/Humanities

English

World Languages

Honors

Office: LA 3 - Room: 14

480-461-7361

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM9:30 AM - 10:15 AM11:30 AM - 12:30 PM9:30 AM - 10:15 AM 
 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Online

Online

 

Online

Online

By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

Office hours are virtual except for Wednesday.  On Wednesdays, office hours will be held in the Honors Program office.

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

ENG101 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG091 or ESL097 or WAC101, or a grade of B or better in ALT100, or (a grade of C in ALT100 AND Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL OR WAC101 OR ENG100A+).
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22178
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

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 22178 Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

Class 22178: Honors Program only. Please contact the Honors Office at 480-461-7079 for more information to register.

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22235
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 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.

Class 22235 Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

FRE101 Elementary French I 4 Credits
Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary of the French language. Includes the study of French culture, practice of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Prerequisites: None.
If you have previous knowledge of French or you have taken high school French classes, please contact the World Languages department (480-461-7031) to be placed in the appropriate level
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22387
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
10:30 AM - 12:10 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 22387 Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

Class 22387 High-speed internet and a computer with a webcam are required for French Live Online.

HUM107 Humanities Through the Arts 3 Credits
Introduction to humanities including film, drama, music, literature, painting, sculpture, and architecture. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22266
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 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.

Class 22266 Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3 Credits
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23447
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 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.

Honors Program Only

Class 23447 Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2021

HON190 The Honors Experience 3 Credits
Interdisciplinary studies of selected issues confronting the individual and society and overall human experience. Critical inquiry of specific themes from a wide variety of academic viewpoints. Comprehensive and interdisciplinary review of global, historical, and cultural trends, supplemented by readings and discussion. Varied content due to changing honors forum themes and issues.
Prerequisites: Admission to the college honors program or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36766
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
10/18/2021 - 12/17/2021
Mo
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

8 of 20
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.

Honors Program Only

Class 36766 Students may contact instructor at: mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

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