Amaranth Weiss

Residential Faculty - Anthropology

Cultural Science, Philosophy & Religious Studies

Office: SC 14 - Room: 78

480-461-7990 (alt)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 
    By appointment

Classes Taught

Summer 2024

ASB214 Magic, Witchcraft and Healing: An Introduction to Comparative Religion 3 Credits

Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions of the world; the place of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15253

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Closed

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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 15253 Students may contact instructor at amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

ASB214 Magic, Witchcraft and Healing: An Introduction to Comparative Religion 3 Credits

Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions of the world; the place of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14634

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Closed

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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 14634 Students may contact instructor at amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

15300

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

7 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.

Students may contact instructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

16372

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

7 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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.

Class 16372 Students may contact instructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

ASB102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits

Introduces concepts and methods of cultural anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of communities in a globalizing world. Explores the concept of culture and examines a variety of cultural and social practices such as subsistence, economics, politics, marriage, kinship, gender and religion. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16033

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

21 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.

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.

Students may contact isntructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

ASB211 Women Across Cultures 3 Credits

Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social, political, and religious factors that affect women's status in traditional and modern societies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15064

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Closed

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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15064 Students may contact instructor at: amaranth.weiss@mesacc.edu

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