Bob Baron, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Professor of English and Film

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: 10

480-461-7611

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM8:30 AM - 9:00 AM8:30 AM - 9:30 AM8:30 AM - 9:00 AM8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 

Profile

see http://www.mesacc.edu/~baronb

Classes Taught

Spring 2019

ENG101 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG091 or ESL097.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30728
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Closed

Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30785
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

ENH140AA Sports in Literature and Film 3 Credits
Explores how a particular field of endeavor is and has been represented in narrative literature and film, using US and international examples from a range of media. Investigates the ways in which narrative representation engages changing cultural and historical contexts, and shapes of how fields of human endeavor are perceived. Focus on analysis of narratives' form and content, and the construction of meaning.
Prerequisites: Appropriate reading placement test score and eligibility for ENG101 as indicated by appropriate writing placement test score.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35683
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Closed

HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3 Credits
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30831
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Closed

HUM209 Women and Films 3 Credits
Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32898
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2019 - 05/10/2019
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

HUM210 Contemporary Cinema 3 Credits
A study of contemporary films, directors and critics with emphasis on evaluating film as an art form. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30832
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

HUM215 Film Comedy 3 Credits
Explores the basics of humor in film by tracing its roots through a historical examination of a variety of arts, artists, and theorists. Focuses on films' unique contributions to the world of laughter. Investigates how comedy, and film comedy in particular, provides an essential and unifying force for culture and society. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30931
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/15/2019 - 05/10/2019
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Closed

Summer 2019

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17035
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019
MoTuWeTh
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

17455
Dobson Campus
Lecture
07/01/2019 - 08/01/2019
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Open

16 of 24
Seats Available

HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3 Credits
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17068
Dobson Campus
Lecture
07/01/2019 - 08/01/2019
MoTuWeTh
11:20 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

11 of 25
Seats Available

HUM209 Women and Films 3 Credits
Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17452
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Open

10 of 25
Seats Available

HUM215 Film Comedy 3 Credits
Explores the basics of humor in film by tracing its roots through a historical examination of a variety of arts, artists, and theorists. Focuses on films' unique contributions to the world of laughter. Investigates how comedy, and film comedy in particular, provides an essential and unifying force for culture and society. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17053
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019
MoTuWeTh
11:20 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

17 of 25
Seats Available

Fall 2019

ENG101 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG091 or ESL097.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24702
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Open

23 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24818
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

ENH140AA Sports in Literature and Film 3 Credits
Explores how a particular field of endeavor is and has been represented in narrative literature and film, using US and international examples from a range of media. Investigates the ways in which narrative representation engages changing cultural and historical contexts, and shapes of how fields of human endeavor are perceived. Focus on analysis of narratives' form and content, and the construction of meaning.
Prerequisites: Appropriate reading placement test score and eligibility for ENG101 as indicated by appropriate writing placement test score.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27291
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Open

18 of 25
Seats Available

HUM205 Introduction to Cinema 3 Credits
Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24789
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

20 of 25
Seats Available

HUM209 Women and Films 3 Credits
Analysis of images of women in films from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26979
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

16 of 25
Seats Available

HUM210 Contemporary Cinema 3 Credits
A study of contemporary films, directors and critics with emphasis on evaluating film as an art form. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24830
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

HUM215 Film Comedy 3 Credits
Explores the basics of humor in film by tracing its roots through a historical examination of a variety of arts, artists, and theorists. Focuses on films' unique contributions to the world of laughter. Investigates how comedy, and film comedy in particular, provides an essential and unifying force for culture and society. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24883
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

23 of 25
Seats Available

Degrees & Awards

see http://www.mesacc.edu/~baronb

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