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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
31796 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
In Person 09/22/2014- 11/12/2014 M,W 2:00PM- 2:45PM
  • I. Lewis
Open
19 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
31517 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/28/2014- 12/19/2014 Th 6:30PM- 9:10PM
  • S. Ripple
Open
28 of 32 Seats Available

The Correction Function (AJS240) 3 Credits

Examines the history and development of correctional theories and institutions. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39672 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu 6:30PM- 9:10PM
  • S. Ripple
Open
29 of 32 Seats Available

Introduction to Art (ARH100) 3 Credits

Understanding and enjoyment of art through study of painting, sculpture, architecture design, photography, and decorative arts. Emphasis on contemporary topics and cultural diversity in the arts. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39452 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M 6:30PM- 9:10PM
  • D. Wood
Open
28 of 30 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32466 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 8:00AM- 9:15AM
  • B. Bruch
Open
26 of 30 Seats Available

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
32492 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 106
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu 5:00PM- 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
9 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: ART142 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32493 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 106
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu 5:00PM- 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
9 of 18 Seats Available

Studio Art (ART290AC) 3 Credits

Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field. Note: ART290AC may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32533 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 106
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu 5:00PM- 9:30PM
  • A. Sieve
Open
9 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
      Advanced Photography Studio
      Requires 4 additional sessions: times/dates TBA
      Class 32533 costs include Art Lab Fee: $10
    • Please note that course fees for ART290AC vary - please see individual courses for details.

Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: New World (ASB223) 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 lifeways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North America, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
41449 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/23/2014- 12/19/2014 M 6:30PM- 9:10PM
  • S. Kadlubowski
Open
24 of 32 Seats Available

Introduction to Solar System Astronomy (AST111) 3 Credits

Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. History of astronomy, properties of light, instruments, the solar system and nearby stars. Prerequisites: MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory score on district placement exam.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33167 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • R. Ewing
Open
13 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • PLEASE NOTE: This course satisfies the natural science requirement for the Associate in Arts degree and most four-year curricula. General Studies Credit: S1 (SQ) & S2 (SG) at ASU when taken with AST113.

Introduction to Solar System Astronomy Laboratory (AST113) 1 Credit

Astronomical observations and exercises to supplement AST111. Prerequisites or Corequisites: AST111.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33138 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/28/2014- 12/19/2014 Th 1:55PM- 4:40PM
  • R. Ewing
Open
15 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 33138 costs include Data Processing Class Fee, Physics Lab Fee: $33
    • First lab will be week of 8/25/2014.
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Environmental Biology (BIO105) 4 Credits

Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact on natural ecosystems. Field trips may be required at students' expense. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33291 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
Hybrid 09/08/2014- 12/08/2014 M 3:00PM- 6:00PM
  • L. Santiago
Open
7 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 33291 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Sep 08, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at Choices: Hybrid format Mondays from Sep 08 to Dec 08, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Sep 15, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Sep 29, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Oct 13, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Oct 27, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Nov 03, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Nov 24, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      Class 33291 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Monday Dec 08, 2014 from 3:00PM - 6:00PM
      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

      Hybrid: Students must attend every class meeting and will be dropped if they miss one class meeting.

      BIO105-33291 meets: 9/8, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/24, 12/8. Assignments due: 12/8.

      Note: BIO105-33291 3:00-6:00pm covers both lecture and lab.
      Class 33291 costs include Biology Class Fee, Data Processing Class Fee: $43
    • Students enrolling in class 33291 will be automatically enrolled in the following required laboratory class:
      Class 33292 held from (TBA) to (TBA) in Hybrid Lab

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
31735 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 106
In Person 08/28/2014- 12/19/2014 Th 2:30PM- 4:10PM
  • M. Carter
Open
6 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Class 31735 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $5
    • 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.

Introduction to Human Communication (COM100) 3 Credits

Theory and practice of communication skills in public, small group, and interpersonal settings. Includes study of the speech communication process. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# COM1100
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31895 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 11:00AM- 12:15PM
  • Staff
Open
18 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: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31900 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 8:00AM- 9:15AM
  • C. Wilson
Open
18 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31940 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • T. Simpson
Open
4 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 31940 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 108 Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Class 31940 also meets at Early College Program of Study Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Contact the Black Mountain campus Admissions Office for enrollment approval: 602.493.2600

      Reserved for EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista high school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program.
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/

      602-493-2600
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39440 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 3:15PM
  • T. Simpson
Open
2 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39440 meets at Early College Program of Study Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      Class 39440 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 108 Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      COM225-:39440 Reserved for EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista high school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program.
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/

      602-493-2600

Elements of Intercultural Communication (COM263) 3 Credits

Basic concepts, principles, and skills for improving oral communication between persons from different minority, racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39441 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 9:30AM- 10:45AM
  • C. Wilson
Open
22 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
31783 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 8:00AM- 9:15AM
  • S. Odaniel
Open
11 of 27 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39442 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 9:30AM- 10:45AM
  • C. Mccormick
Open
11 of 27 Seats Available

College Critical Reading (CRE101) 3 Credits

Apply critical inquiry skills to varied and challenging reading materials. Includes analysis, synthesis, and evaluation through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks. Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107) and (appropriate reading placement test score or grade of "C" or better in RDG091 or RDG095 or permission of Instructor).

General Education Designations: L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32138 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 9:30AM- 10:45AM
  • M. Irizarry
Open
24 of 28 Seats Available

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
31727 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 11:00AM- 12:15PM
  • M. Cutler
Open
19 of 25 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. Prerequisites: EMT101 or current validation in BLS Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer & (appropriate Reading placement test score to demonstrate min 10th grade level reading or completed Associates degree or higher from accredited institution).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
32840 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 8:30AM- 12:30PM
  • M. Adelman
  • M. Jacobson
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • 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 32840 costs include EMT Class Fee: $100
    • Course Fee: $100. 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 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 Blackboard. Students should log in to Blackboard 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.**

Fundamentals of Writing (ENG091) 3 Credits

Emphasis on preparation for college-level composition with a focus on organizational skills. Developing effective writing strategies through five or more writing projects comprising at least 2000 words in total. Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG081 or ESL087, or permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32125 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 9:30AM- 10:45AM
  • D. Belmore
Open
14 of 25 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
32096 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 106
In Person 08/25/2014- 10/15/2014 M,W 8:00AM- 10:40AM
  • L. Bixler
Open
23 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32135 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 8:00AM- 9:15AM
  • K. Cawthon
Open
3 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32136 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 3:15PM
  • Staff
Open
11 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32150 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 09/03/2014- 12/10/2014 W 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Staff
Open
21 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
32097 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 106
In Person 10/20/2014- 12/10/2014 M,W 8:00AM- 10:40AM
  • L. Bixler
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32133 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • L. Bixler
Open
5 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 32133 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 105 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Class 32133 also meets at Early College Program of Study Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Contact the Black Mountain campus Admissions Office for enrollment approval: 602.493.2600
      EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista High school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program Director.
      Class 32133 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39171 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • Staff
Open
3 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39171 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 105 Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Class 39171 also meets at Early College Program of Study Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista High school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program Director.
      Class 39171 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32098 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 5:00PM- 6:15PM
  • Staff
Open
22 of 25 Seats Available

Introduction to Literature (ENH110) 3 Credits

Introduction to international literature through various forms of literary expression; e.g., poetry, drama, essay, biography, autobiography, short story, and novel. Provides a global overview of literature with special emphasis on diverse cultural contributions of women, African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39168 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • Staff
Open
13 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39168 meets at Early College Program of Study Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Class 39168 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 107 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista High school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program Director.
      Class 39168 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $3
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39169 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 2:00PM- 3:15PM
  • B. Kamsoke
Open
14 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39169 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 105 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      Class 39169 also meets at Early College Program of Study Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista High school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program Director.

Introductory Nutrition (FON100) 3 Credits

Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32769 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
Hybrid 08/26/2014- 12/02/2014 Tu 2:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Staff
Open
27 of 30 Seats Available
  • 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 meeting dates: 8/26, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/11, 12/2
      Assignments due & final exam: 12/2/14
      HYBRID Format: 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.

Weight Control (FON140BD) 1 Credit

Principles of and participation in weight management. Emphasis on low-fat eating, nutrition, exercise, and evaluation of weight management programs. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39509 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
Hybrid 09/04/2014- 10/16/2014 Th 2:00PM- 3:15PM
  • M. Rabasca
Open
30 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39509 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Thursday Sep 04, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      Class 39509 also meets at Choices: Hybrid format Thursdays from Sep 04 to Oct 16, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      Class 39509 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Thursday Sep 18, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      Class 39509 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Thursday Oct 02, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      Class 39509 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 109 on Thursday Oct 16, 2014 from 2:00PM - 3:15PM
      HYBRID Format: 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/

      Class meets 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16/14.
    • Weight Control: Real Solutions. Principles of and participation in weight management. Emphasis on low-fat, plant rich, healthy eating habits, current nutrition and weight management trends - along with physical activity and evaluation of weight management programs. Prerequisites: None.
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Principles of Human Nutrition (FON241) 3 Credits

Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on health promotion and concepts for conveying accurate nutrition information in a professional setting. Addresses therapeutic nutrition principles for treatment of common health conditions. Includes exploration of food sources of nutrients, basic metabolism of nutrients in the human body, relationship between diet and other lifestyle factors, use of supplements, current recommendations for food selection throughout the life cycle, and use of nutrition tools for planning food intake or assessment of nutritional status. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SG

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32809 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/09/2014 Tu 6:30PM- 9:10PM
  • A. Uhling
Open
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • 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 lab is not required, but successful completion of both lecture and lab satisfies the Natural Science General Education (SG) requirement.
      Class 32809 costs include Nutrition Fee: $10

Principles of Human Nutrition Laboratory (FON241LL) 1 Credit

Self-evaluative laboratory experience to complement FON241, Principles of Human Nutrition using anthropometric, biochemical, and dietary analysis. Includes the use of qualitative and quantitative methodology to determine nutritional status and evaluate methodological applications. Prerequisites or Corequisites: FON241

General Education Designations: SG

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32810 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
In Person 08/28/2014- 12/11/2014 Th 6:30PM- 9:10PM
  • M. Rabasca
Open
16 of 20 Seats Available
  • 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 32810 costs include Nutrition Fee: $35
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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
39694 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
Hybrid 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 2:00PM- 3:15PM
  • B. Quarles
Open
21 of 26 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • HYBRID- a Distance Learning instructional format: 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.
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Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery (HCC130) 3 Credits

Overview of current health care professions including career and labor market information. Health care delivery systems, third party payers, and facility ownership. Health organization structure, patient rights and quality care. Health care and life values. Definition and importance of values, ethics, and essential behaviors in the workplace. Worker rights and responsibilities. Healthful living practices to include nutrition, stress management and exercise. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard precautions and facility safety. Use of principles of body mechanics in daily living activities. Basic communication skills which facilitate teamwork in the health care setting. Focus on development of personal communication skills and an understanding of how effective communication skills promote teamwork. Focus on intercultural communication strategies. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32647 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/11/2014 F 9:30AM- 12:30PM
  • D. Frankenfield
Open
29 of 30 Seats Available

Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers I (HCC145AA) 1 Credit

Introduction to medical terms used in health care. Body systems approach to selected terms related to structures, functions, diseases, procedures, and diagnostic tests. Building and analyzing terms using basic word parts. Selected medical abbreviations and symbols and term spelling. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40223 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Cactus Shadows High School
In Person 09/05/2014- 10/31/2014 F 7:15AM- 9:15AM
  • Staff
Open
18 of 20 Seats Available

Healthful Living (HES100) 3 Credits

Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32768 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/10/2014 M,W 11:00AM- 12:15PM
  • J. Budke
Open
26 of 30 Seats Available

World History 1500 to the Present (HIS111) 3 Credits

Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and political elements of world history from 1500 to the present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, H, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33426 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • T. Nielsen
Open
18 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
31896 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/27/2014- 12/19/2014 W 6:30PM- 9:10PM
  • C. Adams
Open
27 of 30 Seats Available

Documentary Film (HUM212) 3 Credits

Survey of documentary (non-fiction) film with an emphasis on international issues. Focus on primary types of documentary film, including direct address, direct cinema, interviews, etc. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
41265 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/16/2014 Tu 2:00PM- 4:30PM
  • P. Price
Open
32 of 32 Seats Available

Ideas and Values in the Humanities (HUM250) 3 Credits

An historical analysis of the interrelationships of art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy from the early civilizations to the Renaissance, including western and non-western cultures. Prerequisites: ENG101.

General Education Designations: H, HU, L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31939 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 9:30AM- 10:45AM
  • S. Traverse
Open
29 of 32 Seats Available

Introductory Algebra (MAT092) 3 Credits

Linear behavior; linear equations and inequalities in one and two variables; graphs; systems of equations in two variables; function notation, graphs, and data tables; operations on polynomials; properties of exponents; applications. Note: May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT090, MAT091, MAT092, or MAT093. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT082, or MAT102, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District Placement exam.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32969 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 5:00PM- 6:15PM
  • L. Okrongly
Open
17 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33016 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 11:00AM- 12:15PM
  • F. Baldwin
Open
10 of 25 Seats Available

Intermediate Algebra (MAT120) 5 Credits

Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations; graphs of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; equations quadratic in form; operations on rational expressions, radical expressions, and complex numbers; rational exponents; applications. Note: May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT120, MAT121, or MAT122. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT090, MAT091, MAT092, MAT093, or equivalent, or a satisfactory score on the District placement exam.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33017 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 5:00PM- 7:15PM
  • L. Okrongly
Open
22 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
    • MAT120 format allows more time on each topic than MAT121 or MAT122.
      This course may require WebAssign.
      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.

Intermediate Algebra (MAT121) 4 Credits

Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions and equations; graphs of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; equations quadratic in form; operations on rational expressions, radical expressions, and complex numbers; rational exponents; applications. Note: May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT120, MAT121, or MAT122. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT090, MAT091, MAT092, MAT093, or equivalent, or a satisfactory score on the District placement exam.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32978 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 8:30AM- 10:20AM
  • J. Svechovsky
Open
24 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
    • This course may require WebAssign.
      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.

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, modeling and solving real world problems. Additional topics may include matrices, combinatorics, sequences and series, and conics. Note: May receive credit for only one of the following: MAT150, MAT151, MAT152, or MAT187. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT1151
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
33000 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 2:00PM- 4:00PM
  • V. Ochkur
Open
21 of 32 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32979 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 10:30AM- 12:20PM
  • J. Svechovsky
Open
18 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. 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
40385 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 3:15PM
  • Staff
Open
27 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
    • This course may require WebAssign.
      Book & Material Requirements: Do not purchase Textbook until after first class meeting.
      Graphing calculator required: TI-83/84 recommended.

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
33001 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 2:00PM- 4:15PM
  • M. Wolfe
Open
26 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Location:
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
    • This course may require WebAssign.
      Book & Material Requirements: Do not purchase Textbook until after first class meeting.
      Graphing calculator required: TI-83/84 recommended.

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
32456 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 09/09/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 9:25AM- 10:40AM
  • R. Anthony
Open
6 of 10 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
32455 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 108
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 11:00AM- 12:15PM
  • R. Anthony
Open
21 of 30 Seats Available

New Student Orientation (NSONSO) 0 Credits

An orientation for new and returning students and in support of academic courses. Information provided on a variety of instructional programs and campus services, may include student success techniques and tours of specific campus facilities.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40764 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/13/2014- 08/13/2014 W 1:00PM- 3:00PM
  • H. Kruse
Open
45 of 64 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 40764 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 107 on Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM
      Class 40764 also meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 108 on Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM
      Location:
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40960 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 09/12/2014- 09/12/2014 F 10:00AM- 12:00PM
  • H. Kruse
Open
57 of 64 Seats Available

Boot Camp (PED101BC) 1 Credit

Vigorous physical and mental conditioning incorporating cardiovascular, core fitness, strength training, and flexibility. Emphasis will be placed on proper body mechanics and safety. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED101BC may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39858 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
BlkMtn Room To Be Determined
In Person 09/02/2014- 12/11/2014 Tu,Th 8:00AM- 8:55AM
  • A. Schauwecker
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Bootcamp in the Park - Join your Drill Sergeant as she leads you through a non-stop conditioning class that bypasses the boredom of everyday workouts. This class has it all: vigorous physical and mental conditioning incorporating cardiovascular, core fitness, strength training and flexibility. Emphasis will be placed on proper body mechanics and safety. Prerequisites: None. Please bring an exercise mat and hand weights to class. Class will be held at Dynamite Park, 4550 E. Dynamite Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85003 (West of Tatum Blvd. and North of Dynamite Road). There are no restroom facilities at the park. Phone: 602.493.2600 Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
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Tai Chi (PED101TC) 1 Credit

Fundamentals of Tai Chi including moves, breathing and meditation. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED101TC may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32790 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Desert Hills Presbyterian Chur
In Person 09/02/2014- 12/11/2014 Tu,Th 11:35AM- 12:30PM
  • R. Sol
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi - Beginners Level
      This is the first exercise class that uses the Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi style to improve balance and stability, stretch and strengthen muscles, and improve flexibility. Also, Qigong deep breathing exercises will be used to cleanse and reenergize the body. The overall goal is to provide students with a relaxation exercise that will reduce tension and stress, while promoting good health and body balance.
      Prerequisite: None
      Class will be held at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church, 34605 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85262.
      See: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/ for a map and more information.

      PVCC at Black Mountain, Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266, Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
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Tai Chi - Intermediate (PED102TC) 1 Credit

Intermediate level techniques of Tai Chi including moves, breathing and meditation. Prerequisites: None. Prior experience recommended. Note: PED102TC may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32806 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Desert Hills Presbyterian Chur
In Person 09/02/2014- 12/11/2014 Tu,Th 9:15AM- 10:10AM
  • R. Sol
Open
21 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi - Intermediate Level
      This is the second exercise class that uses the Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi style to improve balance and stability, stretch and strengthen muscles, and improve flexibility. Also, Qigong deep breathing exercises will be used to cleanse and reenergize the body. The overall goal is to provide students with a relaxation exercise that will reduce tension and stress, while promoting good health and body balance.
      Prerequisite: Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi Beginners Class.

      Class will be held at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church, 34605 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85262.
      See: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/ for a map and more information.

      PVCC at Black Mountain, Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266, Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/
    • This program uses innovative techniques for health and stress management. Tai Chi movements combined with music and breathing bring about a state of relaxation, and also strengthen muscles, reduce weight, increase flexibility, strengthen the cardiovascular system, and promote total well being.
  • 0 Books

Tai Chi - Advanced (PED201TC) 1 Credit

Advanced level techniques of Tai Chi including moves, breathing and meditation. Prerequisites: None. Prior experience at competitive level recommended. Note: PED201TC may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32851 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Desert Hills Presbyterian Chur
In Person 09/02/2014- 12/11/2014 Tu,Th 10:25AM- 11:20AM
  • R. Sol
Open
18 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi - Advanced Level
      This is the third exercise class that uses the Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi style to improve balance and stability, stretch and strengthen muscles, and improve flexibility. Also, Qigong deep breathing exercises will be used to cleanse and reenergize the body. The overall goal is to provide students with a relaxation exercise that will reduce tension and stress, while promoting good health and body balance.
      Prerequisite: Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi Intermediate Class.
      Class will be held at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church, 34605 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85262.
      See: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/ for a map and more information.

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

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
31535 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • S. Bonnell
Open
1 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 31535 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 104 Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Class 31535 also meets at Early College Program of Study Mondays/Wednesdays from Aug 25 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Contact the Black Mountain campus Admissions Office for enrollment approval: 602.493.2600

      EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista High school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program Director.
      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
31522 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 11:00AM- 12:15PM
  • S. Beastall
Open
10 of 28 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31505 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 104
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/19/2014 Tu,Th 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • S. Beastall
Open
7 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 31505 meets at PV Black Mtn Campus, 104 Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Class 31505 also meets at Early College Program of Study Tuesdays/Thursdays from Aug 26 to Dec 19, 2014 from 12:30PM - 1:45PM
      Contact the Black Mountain campus Admissions Office for enrollment approval: 602.493.2600

      EARLY COLLEGE - enrollment reserved for Paradise Valley Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Bella Vista High school students in consultation with high school counselors and the Early College Program Director.
      PVCC at Black Mountain
      Address: 34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85266
      Phone: 602.493.2600
      Website: www.pvc.maricopa.edu/blackmountain/

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
39629 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 105
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 9:30AM- 10:45AM
  • S. Bonnell
Open
21 of 32 Seats Available

Leisure and the Quality of Life (REC120) 3 Credits

Overview of the historical, psychological, social, and cultural aspects of play, leisure, and recreation and their role in contemporary society. Nature of play and leisure behavior in human development within different cultures and the contribution play, recreation, and leisure make to the quality of life for individuals in today's society. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32818 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 109
In Person 08/26/2014- 12/09/2014 Tu,Th 12:30PM- 1:45PM
  • J. Budke
Open
23 of 25 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
31540 Fall 2014 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
PV Black Mtn Campus, 107
In Person 08/25/2014- 12/19/2014 M,W 11:00AM- 12:15PM
  • M. Taylor Jr
Open
14 of 25 Seats Available

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