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

Fall 2022

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
28537
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

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
28533
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Fall Flex Start 2022

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
28515
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Class Started

Notes: Class 28515 Students may contact instructor at: rod.golden@mesacc.edu

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

Spring 2023

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
31152
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
8:20 AM - 9:25 AM

Open

6 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 31152 Early College Academy Program Only.

34889
Red Mountain Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
8:20 AM - 9:25 AM

Open

3 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 34889 Early College Academy Program Only.

30470
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

7 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

SOC130 Human Sexuality 3 Credits
Sociological study of human sexuality. Course examines the social forces that shape a cultureªs sexual practices, attitudes, and inequalities. Topics include the social construction of sexuality, social change, sexual identities, sexual inequalities, institutional influence and regulation of sexuality, as well as current trends and issues surrounding human sexuality. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30471
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

20 of 25
Seats Available

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