Matched 55 Courses / 67 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
18337 Summer 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 109 - Black Mtn
In Person 05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019 Tu,Th 10:30AM - 11:45AM
  • K. Hacker
Open
7 of 25 Seats Available

Accounting Principles I (ACC111) 3 Credits

Fundamental theory of accounting principles and procedures. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18731 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 141 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • J. Hanson
Open
27 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Additional Class Notes: The text, "Principles of Accounting (w/ Access Code) (PVCC)(CUSTOM)" ?is used for ACC111, ACC112, and ACC212.
      Do not purchase text until after first class meeting.

Criminology (AJS225) 3 Credits

Study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18590 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 6:30PM - 9:10PM
  • J. Humphrey
Open
29 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
18591 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • Staff
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available

Prehistoric through Gothic Art (ARH101) 3 Credits

History of art from prehistoric through medieval period. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU

SUN# ART1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17586 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • B. Bruch
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Photography I (ART131) 3 Credits

Basic photographic principles and techniques. Basic camera functions and controls. Experience in the image-making process by creating and editing photographs for various display environments. Introduction to the photographic aesthetic and photography's role in society. Prerequisites: None. Note: Camera required.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18377 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 5:00PM - 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
12 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Classes are digital in focus, requiring a digital camera, not a film type camera.
      Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Requires 4 additional sessions: times/dates TBA
      Class 18377 costs include ART Course Fee: $15

Introduction to Digital Photography (ART142) 3 Credits

Fundamentals of digital photography. Includes camera operations, exposure techniques, introduction to digital output, and theory of digital photography. Prerequisites: None. Note: Digital camera required.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17643 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 5:00PM - 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
12 of 18 Seats Available

Intermediate Digital Photography (ART143) 3 Credits

Intermediate theory and techniques of digital photography. Aesthetic awareness and personal expression from image capture through intermediate techniques in the digital darkroom. Introduction to high-resolution digital output. Note: Semi-adjustable, high-resolution digital camera is required. Prerequisites:A grade of C or better in ART142 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17644 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 5:00PM - 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
12 of 18 Seats Available

Photography Location Shooting (ART236) 3 Credits

Practical application of camera techniques, use of lighting, and on-location shooting for post-production printing. Note: Film and/or Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera is required. ART236 may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART131, or ART142, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18380 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 5:00PM - 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
12 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Classes are digital in focus, requiring a digital camera, not a film type camera.
      Requires 4 additional sessions: times/dates TBA
      Class 18380 costs include ART Course Fee: $15

Studio Art: Digital Photography (ART290MC) 3 Credits

Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field. Note: ART290MC may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART143 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18547 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 5:00PM - 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
12 of 18 Seats Available

Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old World (ASB222) 3 Credits

Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37987 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 8:00AM - 9:15AM
  • J. Parks
Open
30 of 32 Seats Available

Introduction to Solar System Astronomy (AST111) 4 Credits

Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. The scientific method, properties of light, astronomical instruments, our Solar System and solar systems around other stars. Includes hands-on astronomical observations and laboratory exercises. Note: General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ] Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory score on district placement exam.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15358 Summer 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 145 - Black Mtn
In Person 05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019 M,Tu,W,Th 10:20AM - 12:20PM
  • W. Sherry
Open
12 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 15358 meets at Aquila Hall 145 - Black Mtn Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays from May 28 to Jun 27, 2019 from 10:20AM - 12:20PM
      Class 15358 also meets at Puma Connection Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays from May 28 to Jun 27, 2019 from 10:20AM - 12:20PM
      Class 15358 costs include AST Course Fee: $30
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 15358 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 18310 held Mon/Tue/Wed from 12:30PM to 3:15PM (W. Sherry)
    • Additional Class Notes: Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18035 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 145 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 2:00PM - 3:15PM
  • L. Prause
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available

General Biology (Majors) I (BIO181) 4 Credits

The study and principles of structure and function of organisms at the molecular and cellular levels. A detailed exploration of the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100 or higher or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# BIO1181
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18759 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 134 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • D. Browning
Open
46 of 48 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Class 18759 costs include BIO Course Fee, Data Processing Class Fee: $40
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 18759 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 18760 held Tue from 2:00PM to 4:45PM (D. Browning)
      Class 18761 held Thu from 2:00PM to 4:45PM (D. Browning)

Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO201) 4 Credits

Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system. Prerequisites: (A grade of C or better in BIO156 or BIO156XT or BIO181 or BIO181XT or one year of high school biology) and a grade of C or better in RDG100 or higher or eligibility for CRE101. CHM130 or higher or one year of high school chemistry suggested but not required.

General Education Designations: SG

SUN# BIO2201
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18076 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 134 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • J. Hayashi
Open
45 of 48 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Class 18076 costs include BIO Course Fee: $40
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 18076 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 18054 held Mon from 2:00PM to 4:45PM (J. Hayashi)
      Class 18700 held Wed from 2:00PM to 4:45PM (J. Hayashi)
    • Additional Class Notes: Students that meet the prerequisites, but have not taken BIO156 or BIO181 or biology prerequisites are more than 5 years old, must take the self-assessment test in the PVCC Testing Center prior to registration to evaluate their preparation for this rigorous 200-level course.

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.

General Education Designations: CS

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17195 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 12:30PM - 2:10PM
  • A. Rusu
Open
3 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
    • 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.

Fundamental Chemistry (CHM130) 3 Credits

A survey of the fundamentals of general chemistry. Emphasis on essential concepts and problem solving techniques. Basic principles of measurement, chemical bonding, structure and reactions, nomenclature, and the chemistry of acids and bases. Preparation for students taking more advanced courses in chemistry. Designed to meet needs of students in such diverse areas as agriculture, nursing, home economics, physical education and water technology. Note: General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ] in combination with: CHM130LL Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [CHM090 or MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or (MAT103AA and MAT103AB) or higher level mathematics course or satisfactory score on math placement exam] and [RDG100 or higher or eligibility for CRE101 as indicated by appropriate reading placement test score], or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# CHM1130
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18597 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 134 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 8:00AM - 9:15AM
  • W. Mancini
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available

Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory (CHM130LL) 1 Credit

Laboratory experience in support of CHM130. Note: General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ] in combination with: CHM130 Prerequisites or Corequisites: A grade of "C" or better in CHM130.

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# CHM1130
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18598 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 136 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/22/2019 - 12/13/2019 Th 9:30AM - 12:15PM
  • W. Mancini
Open
23 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Class Notes: Class 18598 costs include CHM Course Fee: $35
    • Additional Class Notes: CHM130LL (lab) requires co-enrollment in CHM130 (lec). Safety goggles are required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

General Chemistry I (CHM151) 3 Credits

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors and students in pre-professional curricula. Note: Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM150 and CHM151LL, or CHM151 and CHM151LL, or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA. General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ] in combination with: CHM151LL Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL), or CHM130AA, or one year of high school chemistry taken within the last five years] and (a grade of C or better in MAT151 or higher level mathematics course, or satisfactory score on placement exam), or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# CHM1151
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18599 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 145 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • S. Massey
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available

General Chemistry I (CHM151AA) 4 Credits

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors and students in pre-professional curricula. Note: Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM150 and CHM151LL, or CHM151 and CHM151LL, or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL), or CHM130AA, or one year of high school chemistry taken within the last five years] and (a grade of C or better in MAT151 or higher level mathematics course, or satisfactory score on placement exam), or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15575 Summer 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 134 - Black Mtn
In Person 05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019 M,Tu,W 8:00AM - 10:45AM
  • J. Olander
Open
9 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class Notes: Class 15575 costs include CHM Course Fee: $35
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 15575 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 15576 held Mon/Tue/Wed from 11:15AM to 2:00PM (J. Olander)
    • Additional Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Safety goggles are required.

General Chemistry I Laboratory (CHM151LL) 1 Credit

Laboratory experience in support of CHM150 or CHM151. Note: Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM150 and CHM151LL, or CHM151 and CHM151LL, or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA. General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ] in combination with: CHM150 or CHM151 Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CHM150 or CHM151 or Corequisites: CHM150 or CHM151

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# CHM1151
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18601 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 136 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 9:30AM - 12:15PM
  • S. Massey
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available

Survey of Computer Information Systems (CIS105) 3 Credits

Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: CS

SUN# CIS1120
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
15600 Summer 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
Hybrid 05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019 Tu,Th 12:40PM - 3:10PM
  • M. Carter
Open
16 of 26 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.
    • Additional Class Notes: Software: MS Office 2013
      CIS105 transfers to ASU as CIS200 or CSE180 (which is one option to fulfill the CS requirement); to NAU as CIS120; and to U of A as MIS111. CIS105 is required for many business degrees.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17207 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 104 - Computer Lab
Hybrid 08/22/2019 - 12/08/2019 Th 2:30PM - 4:10PM
  • M. Carter
Open
30 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.
      Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
    • Additional Class Notes: Software: MS Office 2016
      CIS105 transfers to ASU as CIS200 or CSE180 (which is one option to fulfill the CS requirement); to NAU as CIS120; and to U of A as MIS111. CIS105 is required for many business degrees.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting.

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
17289 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 28 Seats Available

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
15111 Summer 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 05/28/2019 - 06/27/2019 M,Tu,W,Th 8:00AM - 10:10AM
  • K. Shadburne
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17294 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 104 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 8:00AM - 9:15AM
  • Staff
Open
23 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17310 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • L. Niess
Open
18 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
18191 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 109 - Black Mtn
In Person 09/03/2019 - 12/06/2019 Tu,Th 8:00AM - 9:25AM
  • L. Niess
Open
28 of 28 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
18192 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 145 - Black Mtn
In Person 09/03/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 9:30AM - 10:55AM
  • K. Hacker
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      The $10 Counseling Class Fee is in addition to regular tuition.
      This class may require the use of Canvas and other software programs.
      Textbook information for this class will be given out on the first day of class.

Macroeconomic Principles (ECN211) 3 Credits

A descriptive analysis of the structure and functioning of the American economy. Emphasis on basic economic institutions and factors that determine national income and employment levels. Consideration given to the macroeconomic topics of national income, unemployment, inflation and monetary and fiscal policies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# ECN2201
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18602 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 141 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • Staff
Open
28 of 32 Seats Available

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT104) 9 Credits

Techniques of emergency medical care in accordance with national and state curriculum. Study of the human body, patient assessment, treatment of medically or traumatically compromised patients, special hazards, and medical operations, IV monitoring, patient-assisted medication administration, automated external defibrillators (AEDs), and blood-glucose monitoring. Note: EMT104 Students are required to complete additional hours in a competency-based clinical, vehicular, and/or scenario based experience. This may be completed through EMT104AB or program director-approved rotation. Students must meet National Registry of EMTs requirements for certification. Additional information available at nremt.org. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in EMT101 or a current validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer and (appropriate score on Reading placement test to demonstrate minimum tenth grade level reading or completion of an Associate's degree or higher from an accredited institution).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
17857 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 145 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 8:15AM - 12:15PM
  • M. Adelman
  • M. Jacobson
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This section meets at the PVCC at Black Mountain campus located at 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266 / Phone: 602.493.2600 / www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain. This section meets an additional three (3) Saturdays during the semester.
      Class 17857 costs include EMT Course Fee: $125
    • Additional Class Notes: Course Fee: $125. Students MUST pick up an EMT104 Student Checklist (green packet) and complete it by the FIRST DAY of class. EMT104 Student Checklist packets are available in the Advisting Office at KSC building, at the EMT/FSC Office in the L building, or online at http://www.pvc.maricopa.edu/sites/default/files/fire_emt_student_checklist.pdf. Please carefully read through all the requirements listed in the checklist to ensure completion by the first day of class. EMT104 utilizes Canvas. Students should log in to Canvas prior to the first day of class for any announcements and to become familiar with the layout. **ENROLLMENT CAN ONLY BE DONE OVER PHONE REGISTRATION AT (602) 787-7000 or THRU ADMISSIONS & RECORDS IN THE KSC BUILDING ON CAMPUS. NO ONLINE REGISTRATION IS ALLOWED.**

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
18632 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • Staff
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available

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
17384 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 8:00AM - 9:15AM
  • M. Mitchell
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18556 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • M. Mitchell
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17404 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 8:00AM - 9:15AM
  • B. Duncan
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18945 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • B. Duncan
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17405 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 2:00PM - 3:15PM
  • Staff
Open
24 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
17403 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 2:00PM - 3:15PM
  • Staff
Open
16 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Contact the Black Mountain campus Admissions Office for enrollment approval: 602.493.2600
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18185 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • B. Duncan
Open
21 of 25 Seats Available

Literature and Film (ENH254) 3 Credits

Presents works of literature and their film versions and analyzes distinguishing techniques of each medium. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: HU, L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38407 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 105 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • M. Mitchell
Open
23 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Principles of Human Nutrition (FON241) 3 Credits

Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None. Note: General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (General) - [SG] in combination with: FON241LL

General Education Designations: SG

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17836 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 109 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 6:00PM - 8:40PM
  • A. Uhling
Open
21 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Additional Course Fee: $10. NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in FON241 lecture and lab is not required, but successful completion of both lecture and lab satisfies the Natural Science General Education (SG) requirement.

      Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/

Principles of Human Nutrition Laboratory (FON241LL) 1 Credit

Self-evaluative laboratory experience to complement FON241, Principles of Human Nutrition using anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, dietary analysis, and ecological/economical assessments. Includes the use of qualitative and quantitative methodology to determine nutritional status and evaluate methodological applications. Note: General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (General) - [SG] in combination with: FON241 Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in FON241 or Corequisites: FON241.

General Education Designations: SG

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17837 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 109 - Black Mtn
In Person 09/05/2019 - 12/13/2019 Th 6:00PM - 8:40PM
  • C. Kraft
Open
20 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in FON241 lecture and FON241LL lab is not required, but successful completion of both lecture and lab satisfies the Natural Science General Education (SG) requirement.
      Class 17837 costs include FON Course Fee: $45

Forensic Science: Physical Evidence (FOR105) 4 Credits

Scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence for forensic purposes. Covers fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, glass, soil and mineral evidence, firearms identification, paint chips, and arson and explosive evidence. Includes the history of forensic science, functions of the crime lab and criminalist career specialties. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37992 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 132 - Black Mtn
Hybrid 08/21/2019 - 12/13/2019 W 6:00PM - 7:45PM
  • J. Anderson
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location:
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Hybrid Format: Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with distance learning. Requires reliable internet access outside of the classroom. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 37992 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 37995 held Wed from 7:45PM to 9:00PM (J. Anderson)

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
18633 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • Staff
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available

Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business (GBS205) 3 Credits

Legal theories, ethical issues and regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18578 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 141 - Black Mtn
Hybrid 08/21/2019 - 12/08/2019 W 2:00PM - 3:20PM
  • S. Smith
Open
27 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      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.

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
17719 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Cactus Shadows High School Con
In Person 12/03/2019 - 12/04/2019 Tu,W 12:05PM - 4:00PM
  • Staff
Open
26 of 26 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for Cactus High School Students Only!
      Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Class 17719 costs include EMT Course Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: You must purchase book from the bookstore.

United States History to 1865 (HIS103) 3 Credits

The political, economic, and social development of the United States from the Pre-Columbian period through the end of the Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: H, HU, SB

SUN# HIS1131
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19016 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • R. Schilling
Open
28 of 32 Seats Available

Introduction to Cinema (HUM205) 3 Credits

Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17290 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 10/14/2019 - 12/04/2019 M,W 12:30PM - 2:45PM
  • P. Price
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available

Introductory Algebra (MAT092) 3 Credits

Emphasis on meanings related to variable, equality, inequality, equivalence. The use of additive and multiplicative reasoning in solving linear equations and inequalities in one variable. Validation of solution(s) through a reasonable mathematical defense. Transfer and apply knowledge through a process of sense making and reasonableness in mathematical problems and practical application situations. Recognize patterns and organize data to represent situations where output is related to input. Understand the concept of function and be able to represent functions in multiple ways, including tables, algebraic rules, graphs and contextual situations, and make connections among these representations. Read, represent, and interpret linear function relationships numerically, analytically, graphically and verbally and connect the different representations. Model and solve real world problems involving constant rate of change. Note: Student may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT055 and MAT056 and MAT057, or MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092. Prerequisites: An appropriate diagnostic score, or a grade of C or better in each of the following courses: MAT051, MAT052, and MAT053 OR (an appropriate mathematics placement score, or a grade of C or better for MAT081 or MAT082).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17948 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 141 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • K. Dean
Open
22 of 25 Seats Available

Intermediate Algebra (MAT120) 5 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 "C" or better for MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, OR (an appropriate diagnostic score, or a grade of "C" or better in each of the following courses: MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18593 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 141 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 8:30AM - 10:45AM
  • K. Dean
Open
29 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Additional Class Notes: Book & Material Requirements: Do not purchase textbook 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/faculty-page

Intermediate Algebra (MAT121) 4 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 "C" or better for MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, OR (an appropriate diagnostic score, or a grade of "C" or better in each of the following courses: MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19103 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 5:00PM - 6:50PM
  • L. Okrongly
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available

College Algebra/Functions (MAT151) 4 Credits

Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, using multiple methods including matrices, modeling and solving real world problems, and defining and illustrating sequences and series. Note: May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT150, MAT151, MAT152, or MAT187.General Education Designation: Mathematics - [MA] in combination with: MAT182. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT1151
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18580 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 143 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 8:30AM - 10:20AM
  • Staff
Open
30 of 32 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19027 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
  • L. Okrongly
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17931 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 10:30AM - 12:20PM
  • L. Okrongly
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available

Plane Trigonometry (MAT182) 3 Credits

A study of measures of angles, properties of graphs of trigonometric functions, fundamental identities, addition and half-angle formulas, inverse trigonometric functions, solutions of trigonometric equations, complex numbers and properties of triangle solution. May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT182 or MAT187. Note: General Education Designation: Mathematics - [MA] in combination with: MAT150 or MAT 151 or MAT152 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT150, or MAT151, or MAT152, or equivalent, or concurrent registration in MAT150, or MAT151, MAT152, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.

General Education Designations: MA

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18396 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 3:30PM - 4:45PM
  • Staff
Open
29 of 32 Seats Available

Precalculus (MAT187) 5 Credits

A precalculus course combining topics from college algebra and trigonometry. Preparation for analytic geometry and calculus. May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT150, MAT151, MAT152, or MAT187. Prerequisites: Grade of "B" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on a placement test.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT1187
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18581 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 4:30PM - 6:45PM
  • Staff
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available

Brief Calculus (MAT212) 3 Credits

Introduction to the theory, techniques and applications of the differential and integral calculus of functions with problems related to business, life, and the social sciences. Note: Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT212 or MAT213. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT150, or MAT151, or MAT152, or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement test score.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT2212
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19028 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 143 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • Staff
Open
26 of 32 Seats Available

Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (MAT220) 5 Credits

Limits, continuity, differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable. Note: MAT220 students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT220 or MAT221. Prerequisites: Grade of "C"or better in [MAT182 and (MAT150, MAT151 or MAT152)], or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement test score.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT2220
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37227 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 143 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 12:30PM - 2:45PM
  • Staff
Open
29 of 32 Seats Available

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
38591 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
Hybrid 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • R. Anthony
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/

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
18792 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 108 - Black Mtn
Hybrid 08/22/2019 - 12/13/2019 Th 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • R. Anthony
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

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
18679 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 104 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 2:00PM - 3:15PM
  • K. Sypes
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location: PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Students should attend first day of class before buying book.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37762 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 104 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 11:00AM - 12:15PM
  • J. Holroyd
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Location:
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Students should attend first day of class before buying book.

Psychology and Culture (PSY132) 3 Credits

Presents current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture using examples from a variety of contexts within western and global societies. Highlights topics in cross-cultural psychology, such as intergroup relations, diverse cognitive styles, ethnocentrism, gender, personality, emotion, language, communication, work and health. The role of enculturation throughout the lifespan will be explored to increase awareness of how behavioral and cognitive principles affect interactions in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18974 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 104 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • M. Branham
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available

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
37771 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 104 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019 Tu,Th 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • J. Holroyd
Open
31 of 32 Seats Available

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
18573 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 104 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • Staff
Open
30 of 32 Seats Available

Sustainable Cities (SSH111) 3 Credits

Introduction to the field of sustainability and exploration of the practices leading to the development of sustainable cities. Explores the concept of sustainable development of cities within local, regional, and global contexts. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
18970 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 109 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 12:30PM - 1:45PM
  • Staff
Open
30 of 32 Seats Available

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
18634 Fall 2019 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Orion Hall 107 - Black Mtn
In Person 08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019 M,W 9:30AM - 10:45AM
  • Staff
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available