Rod Golden

Adjunct Faculty - Sociology/African American Studies

Cultural Science

Counseling

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

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
28583
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Class Started

Notes: Honors Program Only

Spring Flex Start 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
33059
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
03/19/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

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 33059 Students may contact instructor at: rod.golden@mesacc.edu

SOC212 Gender and Society 3 Credits

A sociological exploration of the way culture shapes and defines gender in contemporary U.S. society. Major emphasis on gender roles, gender stereotypes, power and the relationship between gender and other intersecting social identities such as race, ethnicity, class, and sexual identity. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29230
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

Summer 2024

FYE101 Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success 1 Credits

Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15304
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
06/24/2024 - 08/01/2024
MoWe
10:55 AM - 12:00 PM

Open

11 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 15304 is designated for the First Year Experience Program (FYEP) for first generation and FSS students. Enrollment is restricted to recent high school graduates from Mesa Public Schools who have applied to be part of the FYEP summer bridge cohort. For more information, contact Melissa Carpenter at melissa.carpenter@mesacc.edu

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.

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
15115
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
06/24/2024 - 08/01/2024
MoTuWeTh
9:10 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

14 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This class is designated for the First Year Experience Program (FYEP) for first generation and FSS students. Enrollment is restricted to recent high school graduates from Mesa Public Schools who have applied to be part of the FYEP summer bridge cohort. For more information, contact Melissa Carpenter at melissa.carpenter@mesacc.edu

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.

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
13462
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

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

Honors Program Only

15901
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

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

Fall Flex Start 2024

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
13447
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM

Open

23 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 13447 Students may contact instructor at: rod.golden@mesacc.edu

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

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