Robert Soza, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - English

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: Office 2

480-461-7607

480-207-0760 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM1:30 PM - 2:30 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM1:30 PM - 2:30 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

If the scheduled office hours are not convenient, please contact me for an appointment.

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

ENG091 Preparatory Academic Writing III 3 Credits
Emphasizes preparation for first year composition with a focus on critical writing, reading, and thinking skills and processes at an increased level of academic complexity.
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG081 or ESL087, or permission of Department or Division.
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24855
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Closed

Notes: Learning Community
Class 24855 Accelerated Learning Program. Students must also enroll in ENG101 24878.

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

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 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
24878
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Closed

Notes: Learning Community
Class 24878 Accelerated Learning Program. Students must also enroll in ENG091 24855.

Additional 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
24817
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Started

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

27358
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

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

24819
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

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

ENH190 Introduction to US Ethnic Literature 3 Credits
Introduction to the US ethnic literatures of African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, Latinas/os, Native Americans, Mixed Race, and other emerging ethnic groups through various expressions. Examines the interconnections of the various experiences of racialized groups living in the US. Provides ethnic US literature a global context through study of the interconnections with the literatures of Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania. Focus on literary production of at least four specific US ethnic groups and relevant international literatures.
Prerequisites or Corequisites: ENG101 or ENG107.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26975
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

Spring 2020

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
25529
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Open

3 of 24
Seats Available

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

25537
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Open

20 of 24
Seats Available

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

25549
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

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

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

25557
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

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

HUM251 Ideas and Values in the Humanities 3 Credits
An historical analysis of the interrelationships of art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy from the Renaissance to modern period, including Western and Non-Western cultures.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36208
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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