Brian Dille, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Political Science

Social Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 74

480-461-7065

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM1:00 PM - 2:00 PM1:00 PM - 2:00 PM1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 

Online

 

Online

  
By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment 

I am always available online and will respond within 24 hours except on the weekend.

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

POS120 International Relations 3 Credits

Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27893

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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 27893 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS298AA Special Projects 1 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29048
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

POS298AC Special Projects 3 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28538
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2024

POS120 International Relations 3 Credits

Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29177

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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 29177 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS220 U.S. and Arizona Constitution 3 Credits

Examination of the United States Constitution and the constitution and government of the State of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27570

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

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 27570 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS281AB Public Policy/Service Internship 3 Credits

Field experience in community service, public policy or public service.

Prerequisites: Minimum of 15 credit hours at college granting internship with minimum GPA of 3.0 and permission of Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites: POS280.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28318
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
02/26/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

POS285 Political Issues and Public Policy 3 Credits

Introduction to public policy, how policy is made, and how public policy decisions are affected. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29504
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/26/2024 - 05/10/2024
Fr
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Ended

Summer 2024

POS120 International Relations 3 Credits

Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14914

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Open

12 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 14914 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS220 U.S. and Arizona Constitution 3 Credits

Examination of the United States Constitution and the constitution and government of the State of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15099

Online Course

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

Open

9 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 15099 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS281AB Public Policy/Service Internship 3 Credits

Field experience in community service, public policy or public service.

Prerequisites: Minimum of 15 credit hours at college granting internship with minimum GPA of 3.0 and permission of Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites: POS280.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14967
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

Notes: Class 14967 Students may contact instructor at viola.fuentes@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

POS113 United States and Arizona Social Studies 3 Credits

Overview of government, history, and geography of the United States and Arizona. Includes the relationship of government to the United States economic system as well as the influences and developments that have shaped U.S. and Arizona history. Also covers geographical systems, regions, and study techniques. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14367
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

6 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Students may contact instructor at brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS223 Civil Rights and Liberties 3 Credits

The historic background and current status of major civil rights and civil liberties issues 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
15084
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

21 of 24
Seats Available

Fall Flex Start 2024

POS120 International Relations 3 Credits

Introduction to the principles and issues relating to the study of international relations. Evaluation of the political, economic, national, and transnational rationale for international interactions. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14585

Online Course

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

Open

23 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.

Class 14585 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS180 United Nations Studies 3 Credits

Historical origins, structural makeup, political and operational characteristics, and legal activities of the United Nations. Analysis of the overall institution's ongoing utility, productivity and creativity. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15334
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
09/05/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
7:00 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

24 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15334 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS281AB Public Policy/Service Internship 3 Credits

Field experience in community service, public policy or public service.

Prerequisites: Minimum of 15 credit hours at college granting internship with minimum GPA of 3.0 and permission of Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites: POS280.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14827
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

3 of 3
Seats Available

Notes: Students may contact instructor at brian.dille@mesacc.edu

POS282AA Volunteerism for Political Science: A Service Learning Experience 1 Credits

Service-learning field experience within government agencies, political organizations, citizen advocacy groups, and human service organizations/agency.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14601
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
09/30/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

1 of 1
Seats Available

Notes: Class 14601 Students may contact instructor at: brian.dille@mesacc.edu

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