Mona Scott Figueroa, Ed.D.

Residential Faculty - American Indian Studies and Sociology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 73

480-461-7064

480-461-7064 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 
 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM 
By appointment By appointment By appointment

Send a Google hangout invitation to mscott@mesacc.edu if you would like to meet.

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Credits
The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29684
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

28554
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

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 28554 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2022

AIS101 Survey of American Indian Issues 3 Credits
Introduction to critical issues related to American Indian peoples. Examines cultural, political, economic, educational, social, and environmental issues. Focuses on contemporary issues and factors influencing American Indian communities. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30438
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/03/2022 - 12/16/2022
Sa
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Class Started

AIS160 American Indian Law 3 Credits
Analyzes the legal system of the United States Government as it applies to American Indian Nations. Examines how United States legal institutions have impacted Indian sovereignty. Units of analysis include the development of Indian law, United States Supreme Court decisions, Congressional Acts, treaty rights and the development of tribal governments. Focuses on legal institutions that have abridged the property rights of Indian Nations. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37570
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 37570 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

SOC130 Human Sexuality 3 Credits
Sociological study of human sexuality. Course examines the social forces that shape a cultureªs sexual practices, attitudes, and inequalities. Topics include the social construction of sexuality, social change, sexual identities, sexual inequalities, institutional influence and regulation of sexuality, as well as current trends and issues surrounding human sexuality. Prerequisites: None.
Students should call the Cultural Sciences department at 480-461-7060 for information about registration issues.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29686
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:55 PM

Class Started

28532
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 28532 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

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

Winter Intersession 2022

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Credits
The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30916
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
12/19/2022 - 01/13/2023

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 30916 Students may contact instructor at mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Spring 2023

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Credits
The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28537
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 03/10/2023

Open

13 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 28537 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

AIS141 Sovereign Indian Nations 3 Credits
Explores the sovereign status of American Indians as it relates to social relationships, traditions, and culture of American Indians. Reviews historic relations with non-Indian societies, the development of federal Indian law, tribal governments and their functions. Examines treaty rights, environmental issues, public policy, economic development, other current issues, and contemporary social problems. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28561
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

20 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 28561 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 Credits
The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29935
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

25 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 29935 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

29936
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

21 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 29936 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

SOC130 Human Sexuality 3 Credits
Sociological study of human sexuality. Course examines the social forces that shape a cultureªs sexual practices, attitudes, and inequalities. Topics include the social construction of sexuality, social change, sexual identities, sexual inequalities, institutional influence and regulation of sexuality, as well as current trends and issues surrounding human sexuality. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28535
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

18 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 28535 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu.

SOC141 Sovereign Indian Nations 3 Credits
Explores the sovereign status of American Indians as it relates to social relationships, traditions, and culture of American Indians. Reviews historic relations with non-Indian societies, the development of federal Indian law, tribal governments and their functions. Examines treaty rights, environmental issues, public policy, economic development, other current issues, and contemporary social problems. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28560
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

20 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 28560 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

SOC241 Race and Ethnic Relations 3 Credits
Examines how the social construction of race shapes social interaction and social institutions. Explores the consequences of power, privilege and oppression among major ethnic and racial groups 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
29522
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

22 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 29522 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

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