Rod Golden

Adjunct Faculty - Sociology/African American Studies

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14

480-266-4520

480-266-4520 (alt)

Office Hours

Students can meet with me anytime before or after class. Further, they make an appointment to meet with me when class isn't in session. 

Classes Taught

Summer 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
16170
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
06/01/2021 - 07/01/2021
TuTh
11:20 AM - 12:40 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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: rod.golden@mesacc.edu

17831
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
07/06/2021 - 08/05/2021
TuTh
9:10 AM - 10:30 AM

Class Started

Notes: Class 17831 Section includes students in the First Year Experience Program. Students may contact instructor at: rod.golden@mesacc.edu.

Fall 2021

AFR110 Introduction to African-American Studies 3 Credits
Introduction to the study of the African-American experience. Interdisciplinary approach includes historical underpinnings; population and cultural characteristics; social, economic, and political issues; and implications for the future. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
22051
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

9 of 18
Seats Available

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

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
22079
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

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

Honors Program Only

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
22075
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

3 of 18
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2021

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.
Students should call the Cultural Sciences department at 480-461-7060 for information about registration issues.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23351
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:55 PM

Open

9 of 18
Seats Available

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