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

Spring 2020

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
25375
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Closed

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
26894
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Closed

35731
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: 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
26864
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Started

Summer 2020

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
17060
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 06/25/2020
MoTuWeTh
11:20 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

27 of 30
Seats Available

17557
Dobson Campus
Lecture
06/29/2020 - 07/30/2020
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Open

24 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 17557 is designated for the First Year Experience (FYE) for first generation and FSS students. Enrollment is restricted to recent high school graduates who have applied to be part of the FYE cohort. For more information, contact Melissa Carpenter at melissa.carpenter@mesacc.edu.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Fall 2020

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
33527
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

28 of 30
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
33559
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

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

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
33555
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

32 of 35
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2020

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
35085
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:55 PM

Open

32 of 32
Seats Available

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

Additional Notes: Students should call the Cultural Sciences department at 480-461-7060 for information about registration issues.

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