Paul Harasha

Faculty Chair

Program Director :

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: SCO 53

480-461-7155

Office Hours

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

Online

    
By appointment    

To make an appointment during sheduled office hours or at other times please email Professor Harasha at:  paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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
26780
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

26750
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

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.

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

Class 26750 Students may contact instructor at: paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

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
27696
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

SOC282AA Service-Learning Experience in Sociology 1 Credits

Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SOC101 and permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26799
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Summer 2024

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
17475
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 11:10 AM

Open

23 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 17475 Reserved for ACE Program students.

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

14767
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024
MoTuWeTh
11:20 AM - 1:20 PM

Open

23 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 14767 ACE Program Only

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

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

Class 14767 Students may contact instructor at: paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

15319

Online Course

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

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.

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

Class 15319 Students may contact instructor at paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

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
13475
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 13475 This section is for Athletics Only

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

13456
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

18 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.

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

Fall Flex Start 2024

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
13473

Online Course

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

Open

19 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.

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

Class 13473 Students may contact instructor at: paul.harasha@mesacc.edu

SOC282AA Service-Learning Experience in Sociology 1 Credits

Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SOC101 and permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14414
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

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

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

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