Paul Harasha

Residential Faculty - Sociology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: SCO 53

480-461-7155

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

Online

    
By appointment    

To make an appointment during sheduled office hours or at other times please email Professor Harasha at:  paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

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
28559
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Class 28559 This section is for Athletics Only

30781
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

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: paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

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

28529
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
We
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.

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

Fall Flex Start 2022

GLO298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment are made available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31512
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Independent Study
Lab
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

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
29794
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/07/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

28556
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 28556 Students may contact instructor at: paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

SOC282AA Service-Learning Experience in Sociology 1 Credits
Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SOC101 and permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29755
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
10/03/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

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
28543
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

17 of 25
Seats Available

30155
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 30155 For student-athletes ONLY

28512
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 03/10/2023
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

12 of 25
Seats Available

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.

Class 28512 Students may contact instructor at paul.harasha@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
29520
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

Notes: Class 29520 For student-athletes ONLY

SOC282AA Service-Learning Experience in Sociology 1 Credits
Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SOC101 and permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28563
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Field Based
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

Spring Flex Start 2023

SOC212 Gender and Society 3 Credits
A sociological analysis of the way culture shapes and defines the positions and roles of both men and women in society. Major emphasis on social conditions which may lead to a broadening of gender roles and a reduction of gender role stereotypes and the implications of these changes. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33423
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
02/01/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

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.

Honors Program Only

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
29521
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

10 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.

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