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 2020

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
33582
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33582 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

SOC130 Human Sexuality 3 Credits
Examination of the physical, social, cultural, and institutional contributions to human sexuality. Examination of facts and myths, literature, and changing mores regarding human sexuality to acquire knowledge about cultural and social events and processes. Explores sexuality in contemporary society. This course contains mature adult content. Prerequisites: None. Note: SOC130 course may contain adult content. All students under the age of 18 are required to have a signed parental consent form on file, which is on the back of the Under the Age of 18 Enrollment Form.
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
33593
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/15/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33593 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Students should call the Cultural Sciences department at 480-461-7060 for information about registration issues.

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
33584
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33584 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2020

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
36231
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 36231 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
33604
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33604 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

SOC130 Human Sexuality 3 Credits
Examination of the physical, social, cultural, and institutional contributions to human sexuality. Examination of facts and myths, literature, and changing mores regarding human sexuality to acquire knowledge about cultural and social events and processes. Explores sexuality in contemporary society. This course contains mature adult content. Prerequisites: None. Note: SOC130 course may contain adult content. All students under the age of 18 are required to have a signed parental consent form on file, which is on the back of the Under the Age of 18 Enrollment Form.
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
33553
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33553 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).

Additional Notes: Students should call the Cultural Sciences department at 480-461-7060 for information about registration issues.

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
41547
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Class Started

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 41547 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession 2020

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
31967
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
12/21/2020 - 01/15/2021

Open

15 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 31967 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession Classes

Spring 2021

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
31969
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 03/12/2021

Open

16 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 31969 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2021

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
32002
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

18 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 32002 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
31977
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 31977 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

33862
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33862 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

SOC130 Human Sexuality 3 Credits
Examination of the physical, social, cultural, and institutional contributions to human sexuality. Examination of facts and myths, literature, and changing mores regarding human sexuality to acquire knowledge about cultural and social events and processes. Explores sexuality in contemporary society. This course contains mature adult content. Prerequisites: None. Note: SOC130 course may contain adult content. All students under the age of 18 are required to have a signed parental consent form on file, which is on the back of the Under the Age of 18 Enrollment Form.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31964
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

18 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 31964 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
32001
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

18 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 32001 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
33274
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33274 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

33272
Dobson Campus
Internet
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

22 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33272 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

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