Matched 104 Courses / 120 Classes

Creating College Success (AAA115) 1 Credit

Strategies to create success in college. Methods for selecting and developing effective academic strategies, increasing self-awareness and developing self-management strategies. Elements of college resources and relationships with others explored in support of students' educational experience. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40435 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
K 104 - Counseling
In Person 10/08/2018- 11/07/2018 M,W 7:30AM- 8:45AM
  • B. Whiteman
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available

Introduction to Criminal Justice (AJS101) 3 Credits

An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# AJS1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17700 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Smith
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Substantive Criminal Law (AJS109) 3 Credits

Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern American criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definition of crimes, common defenses utilized. Includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each offense. Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36584 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
14 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Juvenile Justice Procedures (AJS212) 3 Credits

Examines the history and development of juvenile justice theories, procedures, and institutions. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15741 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 227 - Classroom
In Person 10/16/2018- 12/07/2018 Tu,Th 1:30PM- 4:15PM
  • W. May
Open
25 of 32 Seats Available

Victimology and Crisis Management (AJS258) 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40249 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ASB102) 3 Credits

Principles of cultural anthropology, with illustrative materials from a variety of cultures. The nature of culture; social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics and language. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36738 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Reimer
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Using Excel: Level II (BPC104BD) 0.5 Credits

Use of Excel to enhance worksheets to include graphing and formatting data, using complex formula and function expressions to build and analyze data, and special print options to output worksheets and graphs. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC104AD, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17271 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
E 140: Computer Commons
In Person 10/13/2018- 10/13/2018 Sat 9:00AM- 3:30PM
  • J. Jones
Open
24 of 26 Seats Available

Using Excel: Level III (BPC104CD) 0.5 Credits

Use of Excel to produce worksheets utilizing macros for template development and automation of repetitious tasks, and worksheet methods for the storage and management of data. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC104BD or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37357 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
E 140: Computer Commons
In Person 11/10/2018- 11/10/2018 Sat 9:00AM- 3:30PM
  • J. Jones
Open
25 of 26 Seats Available

Computer Usage and Applications (BPC110) 3 Credits

Introduction to business and personal computer operations and usage. Software applications for analyzing and solving business problems including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15856 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Rusu
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.
    • Additional Class Notes: MS Office 2016. BPC110 fulfills the AGB161, Computer/Statistics (CS) requirement at ASU; at NAU, CIS120 and satisfies Science & Applied Science [SAS] requirement.

A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support (BPC270) 3 Credits

Explore advanced technical aspects of maintaining and servicing computers. Emphasis placed on OS installation, maintenance, mobile devices, security, software troubleshooting, and on proper usage of tools, safety procedures, and professionalism. Helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ examinations. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17069 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
E 146: Computer Commons
In Person 10/16/2018- 12/06/2018 Tu,Th 1:00PM- 4:30PM
  • K. Khalili
Open
11 of 18 Seats Available

Safety In Early Childhood Settings (CFS125) 1 Credit

Fundamental concepts of promoting a safe, but challenging learning environments. Establishing and maintaining safety procedures in the early childhood setting. Emphasis on indoor and outdoor equipment and activities, risk analysis, accident, evacuation, and emergency plans, regulations, regulatory agencies and resources, current topics, and innovative practices. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16857 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 127 - Reserved for CFS/ECH
In Person 10/06/2018- 10/13/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 3:30PM
  • K. Fenderson Gonzales
Open
13 of 24 Seats Available

Chemistry and Society Laboratory (CHM107LL) 1 Credit

Laboratory experience in support of CHM107. Note: General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ] in combination with: CHM107 Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM107.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17137 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/07/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Olander
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
      Class 17137 costs include CHM Course Fee: $25

Interpersonal and Customer Service Skills for IT Professionals (CIS102) 1 Credit

Examines behaviors necessary to develop and support an effective client service organization. Focuses on methods of increasing the effectiveness of help-desk professionals when responding to a range of customer conditions. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15805 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Loop Jr
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.
    • Additional Class Notes: This course offered Fall only.

Microsoft Access: Database Management (CIS117DM) 3 Credits

Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional components and common database management problems related to the Microsoft Access program. Prerequisites: None. Note: Combines the contents of BPC/CIS117AM and BPC/CIS117BM and BPC/CIS117CM.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15845 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Carter
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.

Desktop Presentation: PowerPoint (CIS118DB) 3 Credits

Use of PowerPoint to produce professional-quality presentation visuals with animation and sound. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15846 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Hall
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.
    • Additional Class Notes: This class is a combination of BPC118AB, BB, and CB

Computer Graphics: Adobe Illustrator (CIS120DB) 3 Credits

Provides students with the capability to use Adobe Illustrator graphics software on a computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to create, manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract art, graphics design, color graphics and business charts; determine file formats appropriate for web and print; utilize tools to optimize graphics and create a PDF file. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17169 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
E 142: Computer Commons
Hybrid 10/15/2018- 12/03/2018 M 5:30PM- 8:50PM
  • J. Storslee
Open
14 of 26 Seats Available

Introduction to Human Communication (COM100) 3 Credits

Introduces the theory and practice of human communication. Surveys communication topics related to interpersonal, small group, and public communication. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# COM1100
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15978 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Interpersonal Communication (COM110) 3 Credits

Theory and practice of communication skills which affect day-to-day interactions with other persons. Topics may include using verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive listening, resolving interpersonal conflict, developing and maintaining personal and professional relationships. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# COM1110
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36952 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • W. Thielen
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Students should attend the first day of class before deciding to purchase the book or the E-Book.

Public Speaking (COM225) 3 Credits

Designed to enhance the student's ability to present public speeches confidently and competently. Also designed to improve information literacy and critical thinking skills. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17499 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 202 - Classroom
In Person 10/16/2018- 12/07/2018 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • Staff
Open
23 of 25 Seats Available

Elements of Intercultural Communication (COM263) 3 Credits

Diverse cultural contexts are explored through basic concepts, principles, and theories of intercultural communication. Discovering effective interaction and appropriate communication in a global community is emphasized.
Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16905 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Communication Activities (COM281) 1 Credit

Designed to provide students with competence and confidence in a variety of speech situations beyond the classroom setting. May include presentations at speech competitions or at community organizations. Prerequisites: None. Note: COM281 may be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37443 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 10/01/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Storrer
Open
11 of 12 Seats Available

Strategies for College Success (CPD150) 3 Credits

Focus on increasing student success through college orientation and personal growth, study skills development, and educational and career planning. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15911 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
K 104 - Counseling
In Person 10/23/2018- 12/14/2018 Tu,Th 1:30PM- 4:00PM
  • A. Castro
Open
15 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: The $10 Counseling Class Fee is in addition to regular tuition.
      This class may require the use of Canvas and other software programs.
      No book required for this particular course, class number 15911.

Introduction to Writing Poetry (CRW160) 3 Credits

Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16903 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • L. Roma-Deeley
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Introduction to Dance (DAH100) 3 Credits

Overview of the field of dance focusing on origins, historical development, and cultural characteristics of the various styles of dance. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16280 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • S. Valle
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Literacy Development and the Young Child (ECH275) 1 Credit

Literacy from birth through the early childhood years. Focus on developmentally appropriate ways to encourage speaking, listening, writing, and reading in the home and classroom. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16889 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 127 - Reserved for CFS/ECH
In Person 10/20/2018- 10/27/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 3:30PM
  • A. Stigsson
Open
7 of 24 Seats Available

Movement/Music For The Young Child (ECH281) 1 Credit

Consideration of motor development in the toddler through the 8-year-old and exploration of age-appropriate rhythmic, musical and creative movement methods. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16856 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 231 - Classroom
In Person 10/06/2018- 10/13/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 3:30PM
  • S. Wibe
Open
6 of 24 Seats Available

Professional Development in Early Childhood Education (ECH287) 1 Credit

Emerging professionalism within the field of early childhood education. Consideration of job responsibilities, rewards, ethics and current issues facing practitioners. Includes assessment and career planning. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16858 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 127 - Reserved for CFS/ECH
In Person 11/03/2018- 11/10/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 3:30PM
  • S. Ceklic
Open
10 of 24 Seats Available

Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL) (EDU220) 3 Credits

Rationale for and current educational and legal issues for serving English Language Learners (ELL). Comparison and evaluation of various types of language educational models including Structured English Immersion (SEI), English as a Second Language (ESL) and bilingual/Dual Language Immersion(DLI). Includes SEI, ESL, and bilingual/DLI strategies. Prerequisites: None. Note: Approved school-based practicum is required. EDU220 incorporates the 45-clock hour curricular framework for provisional SEI endorsement through the Arizona Department of Education.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17618 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Kirk
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Additional Class Notes: EDU 220 requires a 12-hour field experience in an approved K-12 classroom setting. The State of Arizona requires an IVP fingerprint clearance card for all students engaged in a classroom field experience. There is a fee associated with this separate from tuition that will be the student's responsibility. The card is valid for six years. To avoid any delay, students should begin the fingerprint clearance process prior to the start of classes. Fingerprint clearance cards may be obtained through Fieldprint AZ. Please allow 20-30 minutes to set up the appointment online and have your credit card handy. Be sure to select any of the "IVP" options when prompted to do so. https://www.fieldprintarizona.com/

Teaching and Learning in the Community College (EDU250) 3 Credits

The history, functions, organization and current issues in the community/junior college with emphasis on the Arizona community colleges. Includes focus on the design and practice of effective community college teaching and learning with special emphasis on the Maricopa County Community College District. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17712 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Miller
Open
20 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ??Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers (EMT101) 0.5 Credits

Designed to provide the allied healthcare provider with the knowledge and skills to perform Basic Life Support (BLS) according to current guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care (ECC). Prerequisites: None. Note: EMT101 may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16432 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Life Science Bldg 109 - lec
In Person 10/06/2018- 10/06/2018 Sat 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • C. Willson
Open
13 of 24 Seats Available

Refresher Course for Certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT200) 2 Credits

Designed to meet National and Arizona Department of Health Services (A-DHS) recertification for EMTs. Enhances the knowledge base of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and reinforces basic skills competencies. Prerequisites: Current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16435 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Life Science Bldg 109 - lec
In Person 11/03/2018- 11/11/2018 Sat,Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • T. Caskey
  • C. Willson
Open
15 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16435 costs include EMT Course Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: Course Fee: $25
      This course meets for two consecutive weekends on Saturday and Sunday, and is designed to meet National and Arizona Department of Health Services (A-DHS) recertification for EMTs. Enhances the knowledge base of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and reinforces basic skills competencies.

Trauma Management II (EMT246) 4 Credits

Designed to instruct advanced prehospital care personnel the critical skills necessary to manage the trauma victim and the emergency scene through the Incident Command System (ICS). Enhances advanced emergency medical technology (EMT) skills by focusing on emergency care interventions. Provides advanced exposure to victim assessment, initial treatment, resuscitative skills, invasive techniques, electrical and pharmacologic interventions, stabilization, transportation of the victim to an emergency care facility, and documentation. Prerequisites: Certified as a Basic EMT, Intermediate EMT, Paramedic, or Arizona registered prehospital nurse, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38729 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
L 102 - Health Occupations
In Person 11/30/2018- 12/08/2018 F,Sat 8:30AM- 6:00PM
  • R. Dotterer
Open
8 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for students accepted into the Paramedic Educational Program. If you have questions, please call 602.787.6941.
      Class 38729 costs include EMT Course Fee: $25

Basic and Advanced Level Skills for the Emergency Medical Services Instructor/Examiner (EMT255AE) 1 Credit

Designed to provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) instructor and examiner in basic and advanced level psychomotor skills instruction and evaluation. Includes instructional strategies and methodologies, benchmarks for psychomotor skill evaluation, and management of basic and advanced level psychomotor skills settings. Prerequisites: (Arizona Department of Health Services [A-DHS] certification as an EMT or Paramedic, or Arizona registered nurse, physician, or physician assistant), or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16460 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
F 131 - Classroom
In Person 10/06/2018- 10/06/2018 Sat 9:00AM- 11:30AM
  • R. Dotterer
Open
11 of 24 Seats Available

Victimology and Crisis Management (EMT258) 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40251 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
14 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

First-Year Composition (ENG101) 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total. Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ENG091 or ESL097.

General Education Designations: FYC

SUN# ENG1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16012 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 209 - Classroom
In Person 10/16/2018- 12/07/2018 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • Staff
Open
1 of 25 Seats Available

First-Year Composition (ENG102) 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.

General Education Designations: FYC

SUN# ENG1102
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15992 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 201 - Classroom
In Person 10/15/2018- 12/07/2018 M,W 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • C. Greenfield
Open
1 of 25 Seats Available

New Venture Creation (EPS160) 2 Credits

Process of starting a new venture including evaluating specific business opportunities identifying financing alternatives, and defining start-up issues. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17435 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • O. Duarte
Open
16 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

New Venture Law and Finance (EPS161) 3 Credits

Introduction to the principles of legalization and capitalization of a new business venture. Includes the processes required to organize, register, finance, launch and protect a business. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17526 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • S. Khan
Open
20 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Fitness Center Mini Sessions (FITNESS100-20030) 0 Credits

Fitness Center Mini Sessions

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17039 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 10/15/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
98 of 100 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fitness Center Mini Session, 9 weeks, 10/16/17-12/15/17 Course Fee: $50

Fitness Center mini session (FITNESS100-20031) 0 Credits

Fitness Center mini session

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17040 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 11/05/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
100 of 100 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fitness Center Mini Session, 6 weeks, 11/6/17-12/15/17. Course Fee: $30

Fitness Center Mini Sessions (FITNESS100-20032) 0 Credits

Fitness Center Mini Sessions

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17041 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 11/19/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
100 of 100 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fitness Center Mini Session, 4 weeks, 11/10/17-12/15/17. Course Fee: $20

Fitness Center Jump Start #1 (FITNESS100-20051) 0 Credits

Personalized instruction working one on one with a certificate fitness center instructor. 4 one hour visits or 8 half hour visits. Open entry/ open exit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17387 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This course is set up for one student to work with one instructor. This is for students that are signing up for Jump Start for the first time and consists of 4 one hour sessions or 8 half hour sessions. Course Fee: $200. Contact the Fitness Center 602-787-7270 for more details.

Fitness Center Jump Start #2 (FITNESS100-20052) 0 Credits

This class is for students that have previously registered in jump start #1 during the same semester. Open entry/ open exit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17388 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Continue with this course after completing Jump Start #1. Course fee: $200.

Fitness Center Jump Start #3 (FITNESS100-20053) 0 Credits

This class is for student that have previously registered in the jump start #1 & 2 during the same semester. Open entry/ Open exit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17389 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Continue with course after completing Jump Start #2. Course Fee: $200.

Fitness Center Jump Start #4 (FITNESS100-20054) 0 Credits

This class is for students that have previously registered in jump start# 1,2 &3 during the same semester. Open entry/ open exit

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17390 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Continue with this course after completing Jump Start #3. Course Fee: $200.

Fitness Center Jump Start for 2 (FITNESS100-20055) 0 Credits

This class is for 2 or more friends that will be meeting with the jump start instructor at the same time. Open entry/ open exit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17391 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This course is set up for two students to work with on instructor. This is designed for students that desire personal training and consists of 4 one hour sessions or 8 half hour sessions. Course Fee: $135. Contact the Fitness Center 602-787-7270 for more details.

Fitness Center Yearly Membership (FITNESS100-20057) 0 Credits

Open entry/ open exit. Individual yearly fitness center membership. Cost: $295

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17037 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
492 of 500 Seats Available

Fitness Center Yearly Membership (FITNESS100-20058) 0 Credits

Open entry/ open exit. Head of Family fitness center membership. Cost: $495

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17392 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
499 of 500 Seats Available

Fitness Center Yearly Membership (FITNESS100-20059) 0 Credits

Open entry/ open exit. For students who have a family member registered in Head of Family section. $20 user fee.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17394 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
498 of 500 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fitness Center Yearly Membership - Family Members. Fitness Center user fee: $20. Must have head of family enrolled in the Fitness Center. Dependent = under 19 years of age or under 24 years old if they're a full-time student working on their undergraduate degree (must be verifiable).

Employee NC Fitness Center (FITNESS100-20062) 0 Credits

Employee Non Credit Fitness Center

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38709 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
186 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Individual Fitness Center Membership - One Semester. Fee: $25
      All part time and full time MCCCD employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll.
      Dependent = under 19 years of age or under 24 years old if they are a full-time student working on their undergraduate degree (must be verifiable).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38725 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 08/18/2018- 08/17/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
186 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Individual Fitness Center Membership - Annual. Fee: $75
      All part time and full time MCCCD employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll.
      Dependent = under 19 years of age or under 24 years old if they are a full-time student working on their undergraduate degree (must be verifiable).

Semester Senior Fitness Center (FITNESS100-20081) 0 Credits

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17023 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 08/18/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
481 of 500 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Senior (62+) non credit Fitness Center Membership. Course Fee: $78.
    • Additional Class Notes: New students must contact the Fitness Center for an orientation.

ACLS Refresher (FITNESS100-20085) 0 Credits

ACLS Refresher

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17049 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
TBA - replaced by PV TBA
In Person 10/14/2018- 10/14/2018 Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $120.00. One Sunday only, class held in J136.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17061 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
L 102 - Health Occupations
In Person 12/09/2018- 12/09/2018 Su 9:00AM- 12:55PM
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $120.00. One Sunday only, class held in J136.

ALS Refresher (FITNESS100-20088) 0 Credits

ALS Refresher

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17060 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
F 130 - Seminar Room
In Person 12/02/2018- 12/09/2018 M,W,F,Sat,Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 17060 meets at Choices@PV: Online Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays/Saturdays from Dec 02 to Dec 09, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 17060 also meets at F 130 - Seminar Room Sundays from Dec 02 to Dec 09, 2018 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $450.00. Two consecutive Sundays in class, online component on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17045 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
F 130 - Seminar Room
In Person 10/07/2018- 10/14/2018 M,W,F,Sat,Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 17045 meets at Choices@PV: Online Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays/Saturdays from Oct 07 to Oct 14, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 17045 also meets at F 130 - Seminar Room Sundays from Oct 07 to Oct 14, 2018 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $450.00. Two consecutive Sundays in class, online component on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17046 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
K 116 - Classroom
In Person 11/04/2018- 11/11/2018 M,W,F,Sat,Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
22 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 17046 meets at Choices@PV: Online Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays/Saturdays from Nov 04 to Nov 11, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 17046 also meets at K 116 - Classroom Sundays from Nov 04 to Nov 11, 2018 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $450.00. Two consecutive Sundays in class, online component on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday.

Holiday Fitness Center new members (FITNESS100-20094) 0 Credits

Holiday Fitness Center section for new fitness members

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17409 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 12/15/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
200 of 200 Seats Available

Yearly Senior Fitness Center (FITNESS300-20003) 0 Credits

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17395 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
493 of 500 Seats Available

Jump Start - $400 - 8 One Hour Sessions (FITNESS300-20028) 0 Credits

Jump Start - $400 - 8 One Hour Sessions

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36413 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fitness Center Jump Start. This course is set up for one student to work with one instructor. 8 one hour sessions or 16 half hour sessions. Course Fee: $400. Contact the Fitness Center 602-787-7270 for more details.

PALS Refresher (FITNESS300-20045) 0 Credits

PALS Refresher

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17053 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
TBA - replaced by PV TBA
In Person 10/14/2018- 10/14/2018 Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $120.00. One Sunday only, class held in J136.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17062 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
L 102 - Health Occupations
In Person 12/09/2018- 12/09/2018 Su 1:00PM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $120.00. One Sunday only, class held in J136.

Fitness Center PLUS Membership - Fit Body/Fit Mind (FITNESS300-20060) 0 Credits

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17296 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 08/18/2018- 01/11/2019 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
182 of 200 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fitness Center PLUS Membership - Fit Body/Sharp Mind. Course Fee: $39. Successfully complete any PED114, 115, 116, 117 or 118 and you can sign up for our Fit Body/Sharp Mind fitness center membership. This covers the semester and the 4-week winter break (a $35 value), bring the total cost to less than $10 a month. Requirements: Must be currently enrolled at PVCC with a minimum of 6 credits. A grade of C or better or P in any of the above PED courses and verified by the Fitness Center front desk staff. Enrollment form is required to register and can be obtained at the Fitness Center.
      Hours of access for Fit Body/Fit Mind membership is 7:00AM-7:00PM daily.

Certification in Food Service Safety and Sanitation (FON104) 1 Credit

Preparation for and certification in a national food sanitation and safety program. Emphasis on food from purchasing, receiving, and storing to preparation, holding, and serving. Focuses on safe and sanitary food service facilities and equipment, employee habits and personal hygiene, and role of management in safety and sanitation. Includes time-temperature principles, foodborne illnesses, pest control, accident prevention, standards for cleaning and sanitizing, and regional regulations and standards. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16417 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 129 - Classroom
Hybrid 11/03/2018- 12/01/2018 Sat 9:00AM- 11:00AM
  • M. Rabasca
Open
16 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid: Blends classroom instruction with required out-of-class online learning. Requires reliable internet access outside of classroom. Contact the Center for distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754. See syllabus for specific class dates.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

Hazardous Materials/First Responder (FSC105) 3 Credits

Basic methods of recognition and identification based upon the chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials; basic safety procedures when utilizing specific types of protective clothing and equipment; basic tactical information relating to scene management. Confined space operations in accordance with the National Fire Protection Agency. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16458 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 11/09/2018- 11/18/2018 F,Sat,Su 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • C. Johnson
Open
29 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 16458 meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays from Nov 09 to Nov 16, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 16458 also meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad Saturdays/Sundays from Nov 10 to Nov 18, 2018 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Course Fee: $40. Dates: 11/9-11/18. Meets 2 weeks on Fri, Sat & Sun at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy classroom 2, located at 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. Class times; Friday 6:00-10:00PM, Sat & Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM. Includes 16 hrs of hands-on skills training including the use of B level encapsulated entry suits & Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).
      Partnered with Texas A & M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). Course meets NFPA 472, 2013 ed.
      Successful candidates will receive Dept Homeland Security(DHS)/FEMA certification in Haz Mat-WMD/Terrorism 1st Responder Awareness & Operations through TEEX. * ProBoard accredited certification testing will be conducted during the course (info will be provided by the instructor). *Additional ProBoard testing fee may be required.
      Class Meets for Two (2) Weeks
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: All participants will need to acquire a FEMA student ID # and must complete the AWR 160, WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders, prior to the start of class. Please refer to the PVCC FSC website for instructions on completing these requirements; http://www.paradisevalley.edu/fire, click on "Fire Science", then "Hazmat".

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (FSC108) 3 Credits

Fundamentals of fire prevention. Includes techniques, procedures, regulations, and enforcement. Also includes discussion of hazards in ordinary and special occupancies. Field trips and lectures from industry also included. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16408 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/22/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • S. Petrie
  • B. Scholl
Open
19 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an 8 week course. In conjunction, students are encouraged to also take FSC106-Intro to Fire Protection (online), offered during the first 8 weeks of the semester.
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 16408 costs include FSC Course Fee: $10

Wildland Firefighter (FSC110) 3 Credits

Basic-level course for individuals with little or no experience in the wildland environment. Preparation for performing as a beginning-level wildland firefighter with an organized fire department engine or hand crew. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16425 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
K 116 - Classroom
In Person 09/29/2018- 10/07/2018 Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • K. Shaver
  • S. Jackson
Open
12 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class meets on Saturday & Sunday, 9/29 - 10/7
      Flex Start Class
      Class 16425 costs include FSC Course Fee: $40
    • Additional Class Notes: Successful completion & testing will award NWCG Wildland FF 2 certification including S-130 & 190, L-180 & I-100 certifications.
      Includes Field Operations requiring physical exertion. Involves hands-on training in Wildland fire fighting concepts utilizing a variety of tools & equipment .
      Class Meets for Two (2) Weeks
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16426 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
K 116 - Classroom
In Person 12/01/2018- 12/09/2018 Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • K. Shaver
  • S. Jackson
Open
20 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class meets on Saturday & Sunday, 12/1-9
      Flex Start Class
      Class 16426 costs include FSC Course Fee: $40
    • Additional Class Notes: Successful completion & testing will award NWCG Wildland FF 2 certification including S-130 & 190, L-180 & I-100 certifications.
      Includes Field Operations requiring physical exertion. Involves hands-on training in Wildland fire fighting concepts utilizing a variety of tools & equipment .
      Class Meets for Two (2) Weeks
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
17710 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
K 116 - Classroom
In Person 12/01/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • S. Jackson
  • K. Shaver
Open
1 of 1 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Permission of Department Required
      Class 17710 costs include FSC Course Fee: $40
    • Additional Class Notes: Successful completion & testing will award NWCG Wildland FF 2 certification including S-130 & 190, L-180 & I-100 certifications.
      Includes Field Operations requiring physical exertion. Involves hands-on training in Wildland fire fighting concepts utilizing a variety of tools & equipment .
      Class Meets for Two (2) Weeks

Introduction To Urban Technical Rescue (FSC131) 3 Credits

Practical application of safe rescue practices for urban technical rescue. Includes ropes and rope systems, trench rescue, confined-space rescue, swiftwater rescue, and rescue from collapsed structures. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37788 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Life Science Bldg 109 - lec
In Person 09/26/2018- 12/12/2018 W 3:00PM- 5:45PM
  • T. Venard
Open
21 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class location varies per week. Class locations are held at the PVCC Campus in LS109 for the first two weeks, and the hands-on skills classes held at, either, the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy (located at 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix) or Piestewa Peak (located just east of the 51 freeway & Glendale/Lincoln exit). Students will utilize state of the art specialized equipment.
      This course utilizes a blended learning component for enhanced learning. Students will be expected to complete on-line assignments utilizing the Canvas learning mgmt system. Requires reliable internet and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754. Details to be provided by the instructor.
      Flex Start Class
      Class Note: *DATE CHANGE- start date has changed to Wed, 9/26. The program staff will make contact regarding schedule change.
      Class 37788 costs include FSC Course Fee: $50
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16459 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 09/26/2018- 12/12/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
7 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for Credit by Exam or override. Enrollment requires permission of instructor or Fire Science Dept. Please call 602-787-6782 for assistance.
      Class 16459 costs include FSC Course Fee: $50

Emergency Preparedness (FSC147) 3 Credits

Emergency preparedness related to natural and man-made disasters. Planning concepts and the planning process; awareness and education programs and strategies for the general community as well as business and industries. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37222 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/22/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Bonnell
Open
9 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 37222 costs include FSC Course Fee: $10

Ladder Operations (FSC159) 1 Credit

Comprehensive training for members of fire department ladder companies. Emphasis on safety, progressive skills, and equipment review. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17411 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 11/03/2018- 11/04/2018 Sat,Su 8:30AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Segebarth
Open
16 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 17411 meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad on Saturday Nov 03, 2018 from 8:30AM - 5:00PM
      Class 17411 also meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad on Sunday Nov 04, 2018 from 8:30AM - 1:00PM
      Class meets at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. This course will involve hands-on skills & physical exertion while wearing FF protective equipment.
      *PREREQUISITE WAIVED
      Evidence of successful completion of FSC102 or equivalent, or accredited FF I & II cert, or professional FF in state of AZ will be required to be submitted to the instructor the first day of class.
      Please contact the FSC office @ 602-787-6782 for information.
      Course fee is for turnout equip and specialized equipment use.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 17411 costs include FSC Course Fee: $75

Fireground Survival (FSC175) 0.5 Credits

On-deck procedures, focusing on implementation, tasks and responsibilities, logistics, and their impact on tactics, strategy, and scene safety. Assignment of Rapid Intervention Company (RIC) responsibilities to the on-deck company. Fireground survival skills. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17412 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 10/28/2018- 10/28/2018 Su 8:30AM- 4:30PM
  • D. Sanchez
Open
28 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class meets at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. This course will involve hands-on skills & physical exertion while wearing FF protective equipment.
      Prerequisite: Successful completion of FSC102, or accredited FF I & II cert, or career FF, or Dept permission.
      *Please contact the FSC office @ 602-787-6782 for approval
      Course fee is for turnout equip and specialized equipment use
      Permission of Department Required
      Flex Start Class
      Class 17412 costs include FSC Course Fee: $50

Battalion Chief Academy (FSC231) 3 Credits

Examine the many roles and responsibilities required of a chief officer. Manage emergency incidents, explore personal and professional growth, view department issues more globally, manage personnel more effectively, manage conflict resolution for positive outcomes, and define leadership. Prerequisites: None. FSC202 and FSC204 are suggested but not required.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17669 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Paradise Vly Offsite - Other
In Person 10/18/2018- 11/02/2018 W,Th,F 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Nichols
Open
30 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is a closed course for the 2018 AFCA Battalion Chief Academy under the AZSFTC ESA.
      Class location is at the Avondale Fire Administration, 1825 N. 107th Ave, Avondale 85323
      Class Dates (Tentative): 10/18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, 11/1, & 2 (must attend all class sessions)
      Permission of Department Required

Victimology and Crisis Management (FSC258) 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40252 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Introduction to Business (GBS151) 3 Credits

Characteristics and activities of current local, national, and international business. An overview of economics, marketing, management and finance. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15782 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
J 139 - Classroom
In Person 10/15/2018- 12/05/2018 M,W 12:30PM- 3:20PM
  • M. Taylor Jr
Open
6 of 32 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17173 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Birkmann
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course.
      Late start.

Landform Processes (GPH211) 4 Credits

Geographic characteristics of landforms and earth surface processes emphasizing erosion, transportation, deposition and implications for human management of the environment. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16883 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Douglass
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class Note: To access and complete the required labs, you will need to create your own online account with the online Gradeify service, and pay an $50 access fee directly to Gradeify. Check syllabus or contact instructor for information on how to create and pay for a Gradeify account.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 16883 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 16884 held Online (J. Douglass)

CPR for Health Care Provider (HCC109) 0.5 Credits

Current American Heart Association standards for one and two rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and obstructed airway procedures on the adult, infant, and pediatric victim. Use of automatic, external defibrillation and resuscitation equipment. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16419 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Cactus Shadows High School Con
In Person 12/04/2018- 12/05/2018 Tu,W 12:05PM- 4:00PM
  • Staff
Open
19 of 26 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16421 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
K 116 - Classroom
In Person 11/17/2018- 11/17/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 4:00PM
  • Staff
Open
19 of 26 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16420 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
L 101 - Health Occupations
In Person 10/14/2018- 10/14/2018 Su 8:00AM- 4:00PM
  • D. Sanchez
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available

History of Eastern Civilizations to 1850 (HIS113) 3 Credits

An examination of the characteristics and development of civilizations, religions and philosophies of the Middle East, India, Far East, and Southeast Asia. From ancient times to the mid-nineteenth century. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16898 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • V. Ghosh
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

History of Eastern Civilizations 1850 to Present (HIS114) 3 Credits

Examination of characteristics and development of civilizations of Middle East, India, Far East, and Southeast Asia, from mid-nineteenth century to present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16877 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • V. Ghosh
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Introduction to Healthcare IT and Systems (HTM150) 3 Credits

Introduction to current and emerging Healthcare IT systems with particular emphasis on healthcare information and data, governance, information systems and technologies, and industry challenges in a value-added healthcare environment. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17202 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Rusu
Open
16 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.

Cultural Dimension for International Trade (IBS109) 3 Credits

The importance of cultural sensitivity in international business relations investigated by studying the impact of geography, history, religion, politics, customs and cross-cultural communications on society. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17424 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Loucy
Open
16 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.

Information in a Post-Truth World (IFS201) 3 Credits

Development of critical thinking skills in using information. Exploration of how information can be used as a tool or a weapon. Explanation of the role of information as a consumer and creator. Recognition of the impact of culture and worldview on how information is understood, created, and disseminated. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107.

General Education Designations: L, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
37547 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/07/2018 N/A N/A
  • P. Crossman
  • B. Aloe
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ??Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Research in a Global Society (IFS210) 3 Credits

A comparative study focused on access to digital information in a global environment. Explore the global culture developing around the Internet and the impact of local, national and global cultures as well as economic and social factors related to the flow of information in a global society. Examine emerging technologies to produce and distribute information across cultures in a global society in an ethical manner. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
17653 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • L. Espinoza
  • C. Kilbridge
Open
19 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class

Intermediate Algebra (MAT122) 3 Credits

Analysis of rational, radical, quadratic and exponential equations, functions and applications; graphs of radical, quadratic and exponential functions; operations on polynomial, rational, and radical expressions. Note: May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT120, MAT121, or MAT122. Prerequisites: An appropriate mathematics placement score, OR a grade of "B" or better for MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, OR (an appropriate diagnostic score, or a grade of "B" or better in each of the following courses: MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17144 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Wolfe
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      This course will require a proctored midterm and/or final exam. Proctoring may occur either at PVCC, a testing center or remotely. Proctoring at an external testing center or remotely may require a fee. Additionally, remote proctoring requires a computer with a webcam and microphone. Students will be expected to pay the external testing center or remote proctoring service directly for the exam sessions. Approval of a site other than PVCC must be obtained from the instructor in advance.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: MAT122 format is an accelerated version of MAT121 with less time on each topic than MAT121 or MAT120.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting.
      Graphing calculator may be required check with Instructor on the first day of class.
      To see this Instructor’s photo and bio, click the link below.
      https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/mathematics/math-faculty-directory

Investigating Geometry, Probability and Statistics (MAT257) 4 Credits

Explores geometry, measurement, probability and statistics. Uses visualization, technologies, problem solving, reasoning and proof to develop a conceptual understanding of these topics. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT256 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17151 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Q 301 - Classroom
In Person 10/16/2018- 12/14/2018 Tu,Th 12:00PM- 3:45PM
  • D. Stryk
Open
17 of 32 Seats Available

Media and Society (MCO120) 3 Credits

Study of historical and contemporary roles of media and its pervasiveness in society as it relates to culture, politics and education. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16902 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • W. Templar Jr
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

American Jazz and Popular Music (MHL145) 3 Credits

The study of cultural and social contributions to the evolution of American jazz and popular music from the mid-1800's to present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17249 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Anthony
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Rock Music and Culture (MHL153) 3 Credits

History of Rock music and how cultural, social, political, and economic conditions have shaped its evolution. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16356 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Oakley
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Survey of American Music (MHL155) 3 Credits

History of the music of North America from the earliest American Indian music to the present. Introduction to the musical trends, composers, socioeconomic developments and trends, musical forms and styles that influence our modern American musical sense. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, H, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17014 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 233 - Classroom
In Person 10/16/2018- 12/07/2018 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • E. Bayer
Open
1 of 12 Seats Available

Principles of Marketing (MKT271) 3 Credits

An analysis of the marketing process and environment with regard to the product, pricing, distribution, and communication in order to satisfy buyer needs. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15850 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • D. Preston-Ortiz
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.

Songwriting Techniques (MTC113) 1 Credit

Introduction to pop melody writing and harmonic settings. Development of short ideas into complete songs with the use of contrast, variation, and repetition. Consideration of the pros and cons of writing songs with a partner or small group. Prerequisites: None. Note: Basic note reading and/or music theory is advisable. MTC113 may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37882 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
N 101 - Music Room w/piano
In Person 10/15/2018- 12/07/2018 M,W 3:30PM- 4:30PM
  • M. Ferraro
Open
10 of 15 Seats Available

Professional Telephone Techniques (OAS107) 1 Credit

Proper telephone techniques and professional business manners. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17001 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • S. Lilleston
Open
18 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Fitness For Life (PED101FL) 1 Credit

Learn the basics of designing and implementing a personalized fitness program to meet your needs in the areas of Cardiovascular Fitness, Weight Control, Muscular Strength and Flexibility. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED101FL may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
17574 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 08/18/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • D. Wagner
  • C. Adler
  • L. Cvach
  • K. Fehr
  • M. Francis
  • S. Jarvis
  • J. Parker
  • R. Saigh
Open
38 of 100 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Enrollment through 9/14.
      Class 17574 costs include PED Course Fee: $15
    • Additional Class Notes: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Recommended for community members wanting to use the PVCC Fitness Center for a regular weekly exercise program or PVCC students who have successfully completed PED115. All new Fitness Center members must have an orientation. To schedule an orientation call 602-787-7270, or complete the orientation online on Canvas. Questions? Call (602) 787-7270 for information. Pass/No Credit. Additional Course Fee: $15.
      Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16465 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 10/22/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • L. Cvach
  • K. Fehr
Open
45 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late Start class.
      Class 16465 costs include PED Course Fee: $15
    • Additional Class Notes: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Recommended for community members wanting to use the PVCC Fitness Center for a regular weekly exercise program or PVCC students who have successfully completed PED115. All new Fitness Center members must have an orientation. To schedule an orientation call 602-787-7270, or complete the orientation online on Canvas. Questions? Call (602) 787-7270 for information. Pass/No Credit. Additional Course Fee: $15.
      Flex Start Class

Golf (PED101GO) 1 Credit

Instruction and practice for all skill levels, beginning through advanced. Assistance on shot making, club selection and etiquette on the course. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED101GO may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17492 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
F 130 - Seminar Room
In Person 10/03/2018- 12/12/2018 W 9:30AM- 11:40AM
  • M. Peters
Open
6 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 17492 meets at F 130 - Seminar Room on Wednesday Oct 03, 2018 from 9:30AM - 11:40AM
      Class 17492 also meets at Off Site: PV Golf Course Wednesdays from Oct 10 to Dec 12, 2018 from 9:30AM - 11:40AM
    • Additional Class Notes: Beginning/Intermediate - This class covers basic terms, rules and regulations, how to hold the club, proper stance, putting the ball, and fundamentals of chipping and pitching the ball. Students must supply their own golf clubs. Students must pay additional greens fees directly to the golf course. The first class will meet in room F 130. The 2nd class meeting will be on the Paradise Valley Golf Course. Extended class periods during golf course playing dates.
      Flex Start Class

Lifetime Fitness (PED115) 2 Credits

Increase personal fitness, strength, and vitality. Current principles of cardiovascular exercise, weight training, flexibility, and balance exercises applicable to lifetime fitness goals. Personalized fitness plans developed and implemented with support of highly trained fitness professionals. Techniques to make sessions more effective and enjoyable. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED115 may be repeated for a total of eight (8) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16607 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 10/15/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Fehr
  • L. Cvach
Open
50 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Letter Grade Late Start Class. Additional Course Fee: $20.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      PED115 includes group exercise classes (space permitting). See front desk staff for details regarding the procedures for attending. These include the following classes:
      PED101GF 5:30p MW Floor, Core, and More
      PED101BS 6:30p TR Cardio Sculpting
      PED101 ZU 6:30p MW Zumba
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16412 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 08/18/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
  • P. Barboro
  • L. Cvach
  • K. Fehr
  • G. Golding
  • J. Parker
  • D. Pulido
  • F. Vergnetti
Open
22 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: 2 credit, letter grade Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must have an orientation. To schedule an orientation call 602-787-7270, or complete the orientation online on Canvas. Additional Course Fee: $20.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270. Late enrollment through 9/14.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      PED115 includes group exercise classes (space permitting). See front desk staff for details regarding the procedures for attending. These include the following classes:
      PED101GF 5:30p MW Floor, Core, and More
      PED101BS 6:30p TR Cardio Sculpting
      PED101 ZU 6:30p MW Zumba
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
16413 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 08/18/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Fehr
  • L. Cvach
Open
47 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: 2 credit, Pass/No Credit Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must have an orientation. To schedule an orientation call 602-787-7270, or complete the orientation online on Canvas. Additional Course Fee: $20.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270. Late enrollment through 9/14.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      PED115 includes group exercise classes (space permitting). See front desk staff for details regarding the procedures for attending. These include the following classes:
      PED101GF 5:30p MW Floor, Core, and More
      PED101BS 6:30p TR Cardio Sculpting
      PED101 ZU 6:30p MW Zumba

Introduction to Psychology (PSY101) 3 Credits

To acquaint the student with basic principles, methods and fields of psychology such as learning, memory, emotion, perception, physiological, developmental, intelligence, social and abnormal. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# PSY1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17549 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 105 - Classroom
Hybrid 10/17/2018- 12/07/2018 W 12:00PM- 2:40PM
  • K. Walker
Open
14 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: HYBRID: Blends classroom instruction with required out-of-class online learning. Requires reliable internet access outside of classroom.Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40248 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • D. Berry
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Introduction to Sport Psychology (PSY215) 3 Credits

Application of the physiological, behavioral, social, cognitive, and humanistic perspectives in psychology to sport. Includes topics such as optimal performance, correlation, motivation, co-action effect, self-actualization, psycho-behavioral techniques, self-efficacy, and the general health benefits of sport participation. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15742 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • D. Berry
Open
18 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Developmental Psychology (PSY240) 3 Credits

Human development from conception through adulthood. Includes: physical, cognitive, emotional and social capacities that develop at various ages. Recommended for students majoring in nursing, education, pre-med, and psychology. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15753 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Walker
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15768 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Blair
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Abnormal Psychology (PSY266) 3 Credits

Distinguishes between normal behavior and psychological disorders. Subjects may include stress disorders, problems with anxiety and depression, unusual and abnormal sexual behavior, schizophrenia and addictive behaviors. Causes and treatments of psychological problems and disorders are discussed. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15693 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Sada
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Real Estate Principles II (REA180) 3 Credits

Advanced work in real estate including escrow procedures and title insurance, liens and encumbrances, advanced contracts, water rights, toxic waste and environmental hazards, agency, ethics and professional relationships, real estate code and the Commissioner's rules, investment, property management, and government restrictions. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in REA179 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15817 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
J 140 - Classroom
In Person 10/23/2018- 12/14/2018 Tu,Th 6:30PM- 9:45PM
  • L. Phelps
Open
23 of 34 Seats Available

Caving (REC155AB) 1 Credit

Basic caving skills. Includes cave ecology, navigation, safety systems, lighting systems and equipment selection. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16453 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Paradise Vly Offsite - Other
In Person 10/23/2018- 10/28/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Parafinik
Open
10 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: First orientation class is Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7-8pm in PE137. This is a one-time orientation class. Date of the trip is Oct. 27-28. Basic caving skills. Includes cave ecology, navigation, safety systems, lighting systems and equipment selection. This course is for beginners. Basic level of fitness required. Develop cave exploration skills and learn lighting systems and cave conservation essentials according to Leave No Trace (LNT) principles. Students will learn cave ecology and the proper use of equipment. Activities will be conducted in active caves, with ample time for cave exploration. Students will spend one night camping at a campground. Caving equipment (helmet), transportation and dinner/breakfast are provided. Travel/activity cost $45. Travel/activity cost is due at registration, no travel/activity cost refunds after 10/23. Class meets and departs from Scottsdale Community College (SCC). Enrollment limit – 18. Email the instructor, Josh Parafinik for more information at j7win@yahoo.com
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

Small Business Customer Relations (SBS214) 1 Credit

Developing and improving customer relations for the small business. Planning and delivering quality customer service. Includes topics on attitude of employees, customer perceptions and motivations, handling customer dissatisfaction, and developing customer, supplier, vendor, and distributor loyalty. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15820 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • O. Duarte
Open
19 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.
    • Additional Class Notes: Offered Fall semester only.

Financial and Tax Management for Small Business (SBS230) 2 Credits

An overview of accounting and recordkeeping for the successful management of a small business. Develops an understanding of the accounting cycle and preparation of financial statements. Includes section on tax consequences and the choice of legal entity choice based on taxation. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17281 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Hanson
Open
19 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.

Introduction to Sociology (SOC101) 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: SB

SUN# SOC1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36794 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • T. Abrams
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

The Sociology of Health and Illness (SOC270) 3 Credits

Roles of health care providers and patients, various modalities of treatment and prevention, and the history, current status, and future trends in medicine and medical technology, and complementary health approaches from a cross-cultural and global sociological perspective.
Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17101 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Marion
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Victimology and Crisis Management (SWU258) 3 Credits

Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40250 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 10/15/2018- 12/09/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Theatre Production I (THP201AA) 1 Credit

Designed to give college credit to the cast and technical production crews of college theatre productions. Prerequisites: None. Note: THP201AA may be repeated for a total of four (4) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16240 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 10/15/2018- 11/18/2018 N/A N/A
  • G. Zaro
Open
35 of 35 Seats Available

Theatre Production II (THP201AB) 2 Credits

Designed to give college credit to the cast and technical production crews of college theatre productions. Prerequisites: None. Note: THP201AB may be repeated for a total of four (4) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16342 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 09/14/2018- 10/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Robertson
Open
16 of 25 Seats Available

Special Projects (THP298AA) 1 Credit

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 are made 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.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
16358 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
M 151 - Studio Theatre
Independent Study 10/01/2018- 12/14/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Robertson
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for student directors for fall productions.
      Signature of instructor and Fine and Performing Arts Division Chair Required for enrollment.
      Flex Start Class

Kinetic Meditation (WED257) 2 Credits

Focuses on posture, body movement, and energy-centered meditations. In depth discussion of Chinese Chi Kung exercises and Chi Meditation. Reviews influence of Taoist and Buddhist philosophies on Chi Kung practice and stress management. Explores Kinetic Meditations, and scientific research into health benefits of Chi Kung practice. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WED151, WED162, PED101DD and (PED101VR or PED101YJ), or permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36690 Fall 2018 Paradise Valley
F 133 - PE/Dance Activities
Hybrid 10/06/2018- 12/08/2018 Sat 1:00PM- 3:00PM
  • A. Barkworth
Open
13 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid: Blends classroom instruction with required out-of-class online learning. Requires reliable internet access outside of classroom. Contact the Center for distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754. See syllabus for specific class dates. Meets 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, and 12/8.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class