Thomas Shoemaker

Residential Faculty - Religious Studies

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Office: BP 43A - Room: BPO11

480-461-7009

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM9:00 AM - 9:50 AM9:00 AM - 9:50 AM9:00 AM - 9:50 AM 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

REL100 World Religions 3 Credits
The development of various religions from the prehistoric to modern times. Political, economic, social and geographic relationships among world religions. Consideration of both Eastern and Western religions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29707
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

29192
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

REL291 Religion and Sexuality 3 Credits
Exploration of the perspectives of various religious traditions on human sexuality. Includes consideration of all aspects of sexual practice as well as its incorporation into religious discourse and practice and its impact on social norms and structures. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30173
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. 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.

Class 30173 Students may contact instructor at: tom.shoemaker@mesacc.edu or visit www.mesacc.edu/~thoqh49081

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Spring Flex Start 2022

REL100 World Religions 3 Credits
The development of various religions from the prehistoric to modern times. Political, economic, social and geographic relationships among world religions. Consideration of both Eastern and Western religions. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28605
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Open

16 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. 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.

Class 28605 Students may contact instructor at: tom.shoemaker@mesacc.edu or visit www.mesacc.edu/~thoqh49081

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

30104
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Open

13 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. 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.

Class 30104 Students may contact instructor at: tom.shoemaker@mesacc.edu or visit www.mesacc.edu/~thoqh49081

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

REL207 Ritual, Symbol, and Myth 3 Credits
Introduction to the academic study of religion through the study of myths, symbols, and rituals. Includes methods and theories used by scholars to study the complex subject of religion. Attention to literate and nonliterate cultures.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or permission of Department or Division.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35329
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Open

17 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. 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.

Class 35329 Students may contact instructor at: tom.shoemaker@mesacc.edu or visit www.mesacc.edu/~thoqh49081

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