John Lawson
Associate Professor, Social Science
(276) 223-4731
127 Smyth Hall
Office Hours: 
Monday - 9:00 - 9:30 and 12:25 - 3:00
Tuesday - 9:00 - 3:00
Wednesday - 9:00 - 9:30 and 12:25 - 3:00
Thursday - 9:30 - 12:15 (Online)

Personal Information

Hometown: 
Fincastle, Virginia
High School Attended: 
James River High School
Degrees and Certifications: 
Undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Religion with a minor in Geology.
Masters degree in liberal studies with a concentration in Philosophy.
All course work for a masters in sociology and PhD in sociology
Community Service Activities: 
Board member Attic Productions
Upward Basketball coach
Special Interests: 

Filming Golf Volleyball Any sport Act/sing/dance/write

The best thing about working at WCC is...: 
...being able to incorporate my personal life into my job. At WCC, I have always been encouraged to creatively intertwine my personal interests with my teaching job allowing me to engage my students more effectively and to create a fun learning environment.

Current Teaching Schedule

Humanities

HUM 100: Survey of The Humanities

HUM 100: Survey of The Humanities Introduces the humanities through the art, literature, music, and philosophy of various cultures and historical periods. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
12226
HUM  100-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 01:38:00 - 01:39:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Lawson,John C
12227
HUM  100-96 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 01:39:00 - 01:40:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 96 Online w/E-Rate Lawson,John C

HUM 260: Survey of Twentieth-Century Culture

HUM 260: Survey of Twentieth-Century Culture (3 credits) Explores literature, visual arts, philosophy, music, and history of our time from an interdisciplinary perspective. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
12228
HUM  260-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 05:05:00 - 05:06:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Lawson,John C

Philosophy

PHI 220: Ethics

PHI 220 Provides a systematic study of representative ethical systems. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
12232
PHI  220-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 01:43:00 - 01:44:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Lawson,John C
12233
PHI  220-96 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 01:44:00 - 01:45:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 96 Online w/E-Rate Lawson,John C

Sociology

SOC 200: Principles of Sociology

SOC 200 Introduces fundamentals of social life. Presents significant research and theory in areas such as culture, social structure, socialization, deviance, social stratification, and social institutions. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
12238
SOC  200-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 01:47:00 - 01:48:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Lawson,John C
12239
SOC  200-96 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2021-01-11 - 2021-05-10 01:48:00 - 01:49:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 96 Online w/E-Rate Lawson,John C

 

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