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

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
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 03/12/2021

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 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
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Closed

No 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 32002 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

AIS170 American Indian History of the Southwest 3 Credits
Covers history of Indian peoples in the southwestern United States from pre-Columbian era to the present. Includes historical events, the development and implementation of Spanish-Mexican and United States' policies and their impact on Indian peoples in these areas, and current issues of importance to Indian peoples. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36952
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

11 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.

Students may contact instructor at mona.figueroa@mesacc.edu or pam.yabeny@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
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

14 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 31977 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

33862
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

19 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 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.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31964
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

3 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 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
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Closed

No 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 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
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
02/01/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

16 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 33274 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

33272
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 33272 Students may contact instructor at: mona.scott@mesacc.edu

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