Paul Hietter, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - History

Social Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 57

480-461-7346

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM 

Office hours are also available by appointment.

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

HIS108 United States History 1945 to the Present 3 Credits
Survey of American history from 1945 to the present. Focuses on the political, social, economic and cultural history of the United States from the end of World War II to the present time. Includes domestic developments and foreign policy. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26072
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 26072 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: paul.hietter@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2019

HIS103 United States History to 1865 3 Credits
The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26051
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:25 PM

Class Ended

HIS106 Southwest History 3 Credits
Survey of Hispanic, Anglo, African-American and Native cultures of the peoples who have settled the American Southwest. Emphasis on cattle, mining, fur trade and transportation industries and role development of the region. 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
26054
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 26054 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: paul.hietter@mesacc.edu

HIS175 Global History of World War II 3 Credits
Global survey of World War II (WWII), focusing on its origins, major military confrontations and events, conclusion, and historical significance. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38329
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 38329 Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: paul.hietter@mesacc.edu

Spring 2020

HIS104 United States History 1865 to Present 3 Credits
The political, economic, and social development of United States from 1865 to the present time. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26684
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

18 of 28
Seats Available

HIS105 Arizona History 3 Credits
The prehistoric and contemporary Native American experience, Spanish colonial times, the Mexican National period, the U.S. federal territorial years, and Arizona's political and economic development during the twentieth century. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26704
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

HIS108 United States History 1945 to the Present 3 Credits
Survey of American history from 1945 to the present. Focuses on the political, social, economic and cultural history of the United States from the end of World War II to the present time. Includes domestic developments and foreign policy. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26719
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

14 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 26719 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: paul.hietter@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2020

HIS103 United States History to 1865 3 Credits
The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26703
Dobson Campus
Lecture
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

22 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 26703 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: paul.hietter@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

Ph.D, History, Arizona State University, 1999

MA, History, University of Minnesota, 1991

BS, Journalism, Northwestern University, 1989

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