Matched 93 Courses / 108 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
23830 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/05/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • T. Adriance
Open
14 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Managerial Accounting (ACC212) 3 Credits

Development and analysis of accounting information for managerial planning and control. Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in (ACC111 and ACC112), or ACC211, and (CIS105 or permission of Department or Division).

SUN# ACC2202
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25292 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley: Black Mountain Campus
Aquila Hall 141 - Black Mtn
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/02/2018 M,W 12:30PM- 3:30PM
  • J. Hanson
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
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: Prerequisite CIS105 is waived by Business/IT Division.

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
37452 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • V. Goddard
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Substantive Criminal Law (AJS109) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34694 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Serial Killers And Mass Murderers (AJS192) 3 Credits

The study of serial killers, mass murderers and their victims. Examines the history and frequency of these crimes, profiles the killers and their victims, explores theories of causation, and discusses the problems and techniques of investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25264 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 228 - Classroom
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/11/2018 M,W 1:30PM- 4:10PM
  • M. Williams
Open
4 of 32 Seats Available

Current Issues In Criminal Justice (AJS200) 3 Credits

Examines current issues, techniques and trends in the Criminal Justice System. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35692 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Smith
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

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
25266 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

History of Photography (ARH115) 3 Credits

Survey of history of photography from beginning to present. Emphasizes medium's impact upon society and other visual arts. Technical developments, aesthetic concerns, and individual photographers studied. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24262 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Ordway
Open
1 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Designer's Tools: Adobe Illustrator (ART180AD) 1 Credit

Introduction to the multiple elements of Adobe Illustrator, a visual art adaptation software package using the Macintosh microcomputer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques, including appropriate input and output production devices. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART100 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24279 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
E 150: Computer Commons
In Person 03/22/2018- 05/04/2018 Th 5:30PM- 9:00PM
  • D. Vance
Open
9 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Class 24279 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $10
    • Additional Class Notes: Waive prerequisites - although without prerequisites student must register in person or over the phone or obtain a permission code from the division secretary at 602-787-6595 to register online.

Special Topics in Astronomy (AST294) 3 Credits

Conceptual, experimental, and computational aspects of a special topic in astronomy. Note: AST294 may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37166 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/04/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Weitz
Open
16 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Astronomy Research Seminar: Students will form research groups to observe a binary star system and write up their observation for publication in the Journal of Double Star Observations. Students will learn about the process of conducting and presenting original research. Students will be organized into research groups based on their schedules. Research groups will meet a minimum of twice per week. Attendance at the PVCC Mancini Science Symposium on May 10th, 2018 is also required. All students interested in STEAM are encouraged to consider taking this course. No previous astronomy knowledge is required.
      OER materials are required for this course and textbook information will be provided by the instructor.

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
25187 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: MS Office 2016, Windows Operating System.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting.

Safety In Early Childhood Settings (CFS125) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24818 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 126 - Psychology Classroom
In Person 04/07/2018- 04/14/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 3:30PM
  • J. Patterson
Open
4 of 24 Seats Available

Mainstreaming The Young Child With a Disability (CFS282) 1 Credit

An exploration of the educational, social, and behavioral issues and concerns involved in the successful integration of children with disabilities into typical preschool classes. Includes discussion of practical concerns such as adaptation of environment and accessing existing resources in the community. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35329 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 126 - Psychology Classroom
In Person 04/21/2018- 04/28/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 3:30PM
  • A. Stigsson
Open
1 of 24 Seats Available

Family-School Interaction: Preschool (CFS285AA) 1 Credit

Interaction among parents, teachers and the preschool. Emphasis on methods used cooperatively by parents and preschool teachers to provide for education and developmental needs. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CFS/ECH176 or CFS278), or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24815 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 127 - Reserved for CFS/ECH
In Person 03/03/2018- 03/10/2018 Sat 8:30AM- 3:30PM
  • A. Stigsson
Open
2 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
25474 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Schuch
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ??Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: Software: MS Office 2016, Windows Operating System.
      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
23778 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Patterson
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: Software: MS Office 2016, Windows Operating System.
      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
23741 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: Software: MS Office 2016, Windows Operating System.
      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.

Excel Spreadsheet (CIS114DE) 3 Credits

Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23790 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Carter
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Late start.
    • Additional Class Notes: MS Office 2013, Windows Operating System.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting.

Microsoft Access: Database Management (CIS117DM) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23792 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Carter
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: MS Office 2013, Windows Operating System.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting.

Adobe Photoshop Level I: Digital Imaging (CIS120DF) 3 Credits

Focuses on entry-level skill expectations for digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop. Helps students prepare for the Adobe Certifications related to Photoshop. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23801 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Patterson
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Doing Business on the Internet (CIS131AA) 1 Credit

Overview of different ways businesses are taking advantage of and using the Internet. Includes how companies are selling items and services over the Internet; techniques used to expand customer contacts; marketing strategies; availability of government and financial information; future potential and disadvantages; using the Internet for customer service; establishing a World Wide Web site. Some previous computer experience preferred. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23742 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Rusu
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: This course offered Spring semester only.

XML Application Development (CIS234) 3 Credits

The use of Extensible Markup Language (XML) to make documents smarter, simplify Web automation, and to communicate between databases, both within and between corporations. Includes techniques for XML generation, data extraction and sharing, and transformation and managing of XML files. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133CA or CIS133DA, or permission of the Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25060 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
E 142: Computer Commons
Hybrid 03/20/2018- 05/06/2018 Tu 5:30PM- 9:30PM
  • J. Storslee
Open
14 of 18 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.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25060 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $5
    • Additional Class Notes: This course offered Spring semester only.
      Prerequisites are waived by Business/IT Division.

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
23845 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 231 - Classroom
In Person 03/20/2018- 05/04/2018 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • F. Switzer
Open
2 of 28 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23885 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23890 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace (COM101) 1 Credit

Elements and functions of communication; perception of self and others; verbal and nonverbal communication; listening skills; effective verbal responses; communicating ideas and feelings; role of communication in relationships with others. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23889 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
KSC 1000A Patayan Room
In Person 04/13/2018- 05/04/2018 F,Sat 4:00PM- 9:00PM
  • R. Duncan
Open
27 of 45 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 23889 meets at KSC 1000A Patayan Room Fridays from Apr 13 to Apr 20, 2018 from 4:00PM - 9:00PM
      Class 23889 also meets at KSC 1000A Patayan Room Saturdays from Apr 14 to Apr 21, 2018 from 7:00AM - 4:00PM
      Class 23889 also meets at KSC 1000A Patayan Room on Friday May 04, 2018 from 4:00PM - 6:00PM
      "All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources)."

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
25045 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 231 - Classroom
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/04/2018 M,W 12:00PM- 2:40PM
  • R. Reategui
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available

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
24900 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Introduction to Writing Poetry (CRW160) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24014 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 132 - Classroom
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/04/2018 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • M. Botos
Open
15 of 25 Seats Available

Introduction to Dance (DAH100) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25148 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • S. Valle
Open
1 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Child Care Seminar (ECH269) 1 Credit

Emphasizes the blend of job-related activities including career exploration, employment procedures, human relations, and on-the-job issues. Note: CFS/ECH269 may be repeated for a total of three (3) credit hours. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24821 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 127 - Reserved for CFS/ECH
In Person 03/01/2018- 04/26/2018 Th 6:30PM- 8:10PM
  • C. Colunga
Open
6 of 15 Seats Available

Math for the Young Child (ECH273) 1 Credit

Methods and techniques for encouraging the beginnings of mathematical/logical thought with young children. Focus upon the theory of Jean Piaget. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24813 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 127 - Reserved for CFS/ECH
In Person 04/21/2018- 04/28/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 3:30PM
  • S. Ceklic
Open
1 of 24 Seats Available

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25390 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
L 102 - Health Occupations
Hybrid 03/25/2018- 04/29/2018 Th,Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • R. Dotterer
Open
26 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for EMT / FSC personnel.
      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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24838 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/05/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Miller
Open
20 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
24386 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
L 101 - Health Occupations
In Person 03/04/2018- 03/04/2018 Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • C. Markoff
  • D. Donahue
  • D. Starr
Open
4 of 24 Seats Available

Victimology and Crisis Management (EMT258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24327 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

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
25296 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 201 - Classroom
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/11/2018 M,W 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • Staff
Open
6 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25296 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $5

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
23948 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 205 - Classroom
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/11/2018 M,W 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • Staff
Open
8 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 23948 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23927 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 125 - Classroom
In Person 03/20/2018- 05/11/2018 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • C. Greenfield
Open
10 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 23927 costs include Data Processing Class Fee: $5

Business Start-Up and Planning (EPS195) 2 Credits

Development of a feasibility approach to strategic decision making concerning new venture start-up. Includes development of a business feasibility study and a preliminary business plan. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25388 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Elmore
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Cardiovascular Fitness: Physiological Principles and Training Techniques (EXS132) 3 Credits

Covers principles and techniques of aerobic training and the application of these to the development of aerobic training programs. Includes instructional techniques and safety, and stresses injury prevention. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25335 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
F 131 - Classroom
Hybrid 03/22/2018- 05/10/2018 Th 6:00PM- 8:30PM
  • J. Valenzuela
Open
19 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: HYBRID Format: 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 Course Fee: $18. See syllabus for specific class dates.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25335 costs include Health/Exercise Fee: $15

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24884 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/13/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This course is set up for one student to work with one instructor. This is for students that are signing up for Jump Start for the first time this semester and consists of 4 one hour sessions or 8 half hour sessions. Fee: $200

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24885 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/13/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Continue with this course after completing Jump Start #1. Fee: $200

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24886 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/13/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Continue with this course after completing Jump Start #2. Fee: $200

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24887 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/13/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Continue with this course after completing Jump Start #3. Fee: $200.

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24888 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/13/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This course is set up for two students to work with one instructor. This is designed for students that desire personal training and consists of 4 one hour sessions or 8 half hour sessions. Fee: $135 per student.

Fitness Center Yearly Membership (FITNESS100-20057) 0 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24852 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/02/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
492 of 500 Seats Available

Fitness Center Yearly Membership (FITNESS100-20058) 0 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24853 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/02/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
496 of 500 Seats Available

Fitness Center Yearly Membership (FITNESS100-20059) 0 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24854 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/02/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
490 of 500 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fitness Center Yearly Membership - Family Members. Fitness Center user fee: $20. Must have head of family enrolled in the Fitness Center. Dependent = under 19 years of age or under 24 years old if they're a full-time student working on their undergraduate degree (must be verifiable).

ACLS Refresher (FITNESS100-20085) 0 Credits

ACLS Refresher

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24895 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 05/07/2018- 05/07/2018 Su 9:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $120.00. One Sunday only, class held in L-102

ALS Refresher (FITNESS100-20088) 0 Credits

ALS Refresher

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25160 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
F 131 - Classroom
In Person 04/08/2018- 04/15/2018 M,W,F,Sat,Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • P. Honeywell
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 25160 meets at Choices@PV: Online Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays/Saturdays from Apr 08 to Apr 15, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 25160 also meets at F 131 - Classroom Sundays from Apr 08 to Apr 15, 2018 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $450.00. Two consecutive Sundays in class, online component on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36003 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
F 131 - Classroom
In Person 03/18/2018- 03/25/2018 M,W,F,Sat,Su 9:00AM- 5:00PM
  • P. Honeywell
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 36003 meets at Choices@PV: Online Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays/Saturdays from Mar 18 to Mar 25, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 36003 also meets at F 131 - Classroom Sundays from Mar 18 to Mar 25, 2018 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Course Fee: $450
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25161 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
In Person 03/04/2018- 03/11/2018 M,W,F,Sat,Su 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • P. Honeywell
Open
18 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 25161 meets at Choices@PV: Online Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays/Saturdays from Mar 04 to Mar 11, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 25161 also meets at F 131 - Classroom Sundays from Mar 04 to Mar 11, 2018 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $450.00. Two consecutive Sundays in class, online component on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25162 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
In Person 05/06/2018- 05/13/2018 M,W,F,Sat,Su 6:00PM- 10:00PM
  • P. Honeywell
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 25162 meets at Choices@PV: Online Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays/Saturdays from May 06 to May 13, 2018 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 25162 also meets at F 131 - Classroom Sundays from May 06 to May 13, 2018 from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
      Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $450.00. Two consecutive Sundays in class, online component on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday.

Yearly Senior Fitness Center (FITNESS300-20003) 0 Credits

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24855 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/13/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
486 of 500 Seats Available

Athletic Conditioning (FITNESS300-20032) 0 Credits

Athletic Conditioning

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24914 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
F 135 - Athletics Training
In Person: Open Entry/Open Exit 01/13/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
100 of 100 Seats Available

PALS Refresher (FITNESS300-20045) 0 Credits

PALS Refresher

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25039 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 129 - Classroom
In Person 03/26/2018- 03/26/2018 Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (AHA) Refresher
      This classroom, video-based, instructor-led American Heart Association certified course using a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Must have a current AHA PALS certification to enroll. Required student materials - latest edition AHA provider manual available at the bookstore or online at AHA. Course Fee: $180.00.
      * Continuing Education CE will be given.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24896 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 04/09/2018- 04/09/2018 Su 1:01PM- 5:01PM
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $120.00. One Sunday only, class held in J-136
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24897 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 05/07/2018- 05/07/2018 Su 1:01PM- 5:01PM
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Materials for class will be provided by instructor, class fee is $120.00. One Sunday only, class held in L-102
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25040 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 129 - Classroom
In Person 04/16/2018- 04/16/2018 N/A 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (AHA) Refresher
      This classroom, video-based, instructor-led American Heart Association certified course using a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Must have a current AHA PALS certification to enroll. Required student materials - latest edition AHA provider manual available at the bookstore or online at AHA. Course Fee: $180.00.
      * Continuing Education credits CE will be given.

ACLS Refresher and BLS for Health Care Providers Refresher (FITNESS300-20060) 0 Credits

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Refresher and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers AHA Refresher

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25037 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 129 - Classroom
In Person 03/25/2018- 03/25/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Refresher is an advanced American Heart Association certified instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Must have a current AHA ACLS certification to enroll.
      * Students will also receive BLS for Healthcare Provider Refresher to meet the BLS component requirement for re-certification. Must have a current AHA BLS certification to enroll. Course Fee: $180.00.
      Required student materials: latest edition of the AHA Provider Manual available at the bookstore or online at AHA.
      * Continuing Education credits CE will be given.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25038 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 129 - Classroom
In Person 04/15/2018- 04/15/2018 Sat 8:00AM- 10:30AM
  • Staff
Open
24 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Refresher is an advanced American Heart Association certified instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented. Must have a current AHA ACLS certification to enroll.
      * Students will also receive BLS for Healthcare Provider Refresher to meet the BLS component requirement for re-certification. Must have a current AHA BLS certification to enroll. Course Fee: $180.00.
      Required student materials: latest edition of the AHA Provider Manual available at the bookstore or online at AHA.
      * Continuing Education credits CE will be given.

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (FSC108) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25371 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • B. Scholl
  • S. Petrie
Open
11 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an 8 week course. In conjunction, students are encouraged to take FSC106-Intro to Fire Protection (online), offered during the first 8 weeks of the semester.
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 25371 costs include Fire Science Technology Fee: $10

Wildland Firefighter (FSC110) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
24379 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
K 116 - Classroom
In Person 04/07/2018- 04/15/2018 Sat,Su 8:00AM- 5:00PM
  • K. Shaver
  • S. Jackson
Open
17 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class meets on Saturday & Sunday, 4/7-15
      Flex Start Class
      Class 24379 costs include Fire Science Technology Fee: $30
    • Additional Class Notes: Class Meets for Two (2) Weeks
      Successful completion will award NWCG Wildland FF 2 certification including S-130 & 190, L-180 & I-100 certifications.
      Includes Field Operations requiring physical exertion. Involves hands-on training in Wildland fire fighting concepts utilizing a variety of tools & equipment .

Emergency Vehicle Driver Operator (FSC111) 2 Credits

Emergency vehicle operators training including the problems facing operators; the personal qualities of emergency vehicle operator candidates; legal responsibilities of operators; and physical forces involved in driving an emergency vehicle. Includes hands-on training in an emergency response vehicle. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25372 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 03/03/2018- 03/25/2018 Sat,Su 9:00AM- 4:45PM
  • T. Allred
  • J. Hartman
  • C. Raper
Open
9 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: *NOTE: Class Dates changed.
      Meets on Saturday & Sunday for 2 weekends: 3/3-4 & 3/24-25
      Class 25372 costs include Fire Science Technology Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: Class is conducted in the Driver's Training classroom at the Phoenix Fire Dept Driver's Training Facility, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. Hands-on portion is conducted on the Driver's Training track.

Ladder Operations (FSC159) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25376 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 04/21/2018- 04/22/2018 Sat,Su 8:30AM- 5:00PM
  • J. Segebarth
Open
15 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 25376 meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad on Saturday Apr 21, 2018 from 8:30AM - 5:00PM
      Class 25376 also meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad on Sunday Apr 22, 2018 from 8:30AM - 1:00PM
      Class meets at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. This course involves hands-on skills & physical exertion while wearing FF protective equipment.
      *PREREQUISITE WAIVED
      Evidence of successful completion of FSC102 or equivalent, or accredited FF I & II cert, or professional FF in state of AZ will be required to be submitted to the instructor the first day of class.
      Please contact the FSC office @ 602-787-6782 for information.
      Course fee is for turnout equip and specialized equipment use.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25376 costs include Fire Science Technology Fee: $75

Fireground Survival (FSC175) 0.5 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25146 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 03/11/2018- 03/11/2018 Su 8:30AM- 4:30PM
  • C. Pardi
Open
27 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class meets at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. This course involves hands-on skills & physical exertion while wearing FF protective equipment.
      *PREREQUISITE WAIVED
      Evidence of successful completion of FSC102 or equivalent, or accredited FF I & II cert, or professional FF in state of AZ will be required to be submitted to the instructor the first day of class.
      Please contact the FSC office @ 602-787-6782 for information.
      Course fee is for turnout equip and specialized equipment use.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25146 costs include Fire Science Technology Fee: $50

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
24328 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Introduction to Business (GBS151) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23783 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
J 140 - Classroom
In Person 03/20/2018- 05/03/2018 Tu,Th 1:30PM- 4:20PM
  • T. Adriance
Open
22 of 32 Seats Available

Landform Processes (GPH211) 4 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24839 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Douglass
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 24839 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 24840 held Online (J. Douglass)

CPR for Health Care Provider (HCC109) 0.5 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
24479 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
K 116 - Classroom
In Person 03/25/2018- 03/25/2018 Su 8:00AM- 4:00PM
  • C. Markoff
  • D. Sanchez
Open
25 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 24479 costs include EMT Class Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: One day BLS for Healthcare Provider/CPR course. Permitting successful completion of course, you will receive your certification card at the end of the class. You must purchase book from the bookstore.

History of Eastern Civilizations to 1850 (HIS113) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24844 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • V. Ghosh
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

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

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

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24845 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • V. Ghosh
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Healthcare IT Systems Capstone (HTM270) 3 Credits

Culminating application of the skills, knowledge, communication and critical thinking skills from the Healthcare Technology Systems program to address industry-specific challenges. Includes investigation and application of current and emerging healthcare technologies. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in HTM250.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25281 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Rusu
Open
21 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Cultural Dimension for International Trade (IBS109) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23731 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Loucy
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

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

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

General Education Designations: L, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
24921 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • S. Afnan-Manns
  • K. Mickelsen
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
    • Additional Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Research in a Global Society (IFS210) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25401 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • L. Espinoza
  • J. Wright
Open
22 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
    • Additional Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Writing for Online Media (JRN203) 3 Credits

Writing using the modes and resources available on the internet. Use of information and resources available on the internet in writing, as well as writing for the internet itself. Prerequisites: Placement into ENG101 on a District-approved writing placement test.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23988 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • W. Templar Jr
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: JRN203 is transferable as an elective to the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at ASU and to the journalism school at U of A. It also fulfills the journalism elective hours required for the MCCCD Occupational Journalism Certificate.
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

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: Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT090, MAT091, MAT092, or MAT093. MAT102, completed with a grade of "C" or better prior to Fall 2015, meets course prerequisite Prerequisites: An appropriate mathematics placement score, OR a grade of "C" or better for MAT081, or MAT082, OR (an appropriate diagnostic score, or a grade of "C" or better in each of the following courses: MAT051, MAT052, MAT053, and MAT054).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24580 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • T. Craig
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An online briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      This course may require a proctored midterm and final exam. Proctoring may occur either at PVCC, a testing center or remotely. Proctoring at an external testing center or remotely may require a fee. Additionally, remote proctoring requires a computer with a webcam and microphone. Students will be expected to pay the external testing center or remote proctoring service directly for the exam sessions. Approval of an external testing center or remote proctoring services other than PVCC must be obtained from the instructor in advance.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: To see this Instructor’s photo and bio, click the link below.
      https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/mathematics/math-faculty-directory
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Intermediate Algebra (MAT122) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24598 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Wolfe
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An online briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      This course may require a proctored midterm and final exam. Proctoring may occur either at PVCC, a testing center or remotely. Proctoring at an external testing center or remotely may require a fee. Additionally, remote proctoring requires a computer with a webcam and microphone. Students will be expected to pay the external testing center or remote proctoring service directly for the exam sessions. Approval of an external testing center or remote proctoring services other than PVCC must be obtained from the instructor in advance.
      Webassign: Instructor requires students to purchase/use Webassign/Ebook
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: MAT122 format is an accelerated version of MAT121 with less time on each topic than MAT121 or MAT120.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting.
      Graphing calculator may be required; check with Instructor on the first day of class.
      To see this Instructor’s photo and bio, click the link below.
      https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/mathematics/math-faculty-directory

Investigating Geometry, Probability and Statistics (MAT257) 4 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25072 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Q 301 - Classroom
In Person 03/20/2018- 05/11/2018 Tu,Th 5:00PM- 8:15PM
  • D. Stryk
Open
25 of 32 Seats Available

Customer Service Skills and Strategies (MGT126) 3 Credits

Explores strategies to help improve job performance and develop a service-oriented philosophy. Uses practical training concepts and techniques to demonstrate how superior customer service can lead to competitive advantage and profitability in business. Focuses on both internal and external customers, interactions among people, processes, and systems within the organization and how to integrate these areas into a total quality delivery program. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34316 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • O. Duarte
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ??Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Personnel/Human Resources Management (MGT276) 3 Credits

Human resource planning, staffing, training, compensating, and appraising employees in labor management relationships. Prerequisites: None. MGT101, or MGT175, or MGT229 suggested but not required.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23769 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • D. Preston-Ortiz
Open
16 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: This course offered Spring semester only.

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
24312 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Kelly
Open
1 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Rock Music and Culture (MHL153) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: H, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25338 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • A. Oakley
Open
2 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Survey of American Music (MHL155) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, H, HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24316 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 233 - Classroom
In Person 03/20/2018- 05/04/2018 Tu,Th 2:00PM- 4:40PM
  • Staff
Open
10 of 15 Seats Available

Principles of Salesmanship (MKT267) 3 Credits

Analyzes and applies the steps and techniques used in personal selling. Highlights the role of the professional sales representative and his/her functions as they relate to the company's mission and customer expectations. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37942 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: This course offered Spring semester only.

Principles of Marketing (MKT271) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25431 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Boddy
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Fitness For Life (PED101FL) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25407 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Fehr
  • L. Cvach
  • T. Voeller
Open
91 of 100 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late Start class. Must complete an orientation if you are a new Fitness Center Member. An orientation is required before your first workout. Orientations can be taken through Canvas (online) or by scheduling an in-person orientation by calling the Fitness Center Front Desk, 602-787-7270.
      Class 25407 costs include PED Course Fee: $15
    • Additional Class Notes: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Recommended for community members wanting to use the PVCC Fitness Center for a regular weekly exercise program or PVCC students who have successfully completed PED115. Additional User Fee: $15
      Flex Start Class

Lifetime Fitness (PED115) 2 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
24541 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Fitness Center
In Person 03/19/2018- 05/11/2018 N/A N/A
  • K. Fehr
  • L. Cvach
  • T. Voeller
Open
45 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late Start Letter Grade Fitness Center - Additional Course Fee: $20.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      PED115 includes group exercise classes (space permitting). See front desk staff for details regarding the procedures for attending. These include the following classes:
      PED101GF 5:30p MW Floor, Core, and More
      PED101BS 6:30p TR Cardio Sculpting
      PED101ZU 6:30p MW Zumba

Introduction to Philosophy (PHI101) 3 Credits

General consideration of human nature and the nature of the universe. Knowledge, perception, freedom and determinism, and the existence of God. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

SUN# PHI1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25212 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Joshi
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

U.S. Constitution (POS222) 2 Credits

Examination of the United States Constitution. Equivalent to the first part of POS220. May not enroll in POS220 and POS222 concurrently. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35334 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • R. Hahn
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

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
24947 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
M 105 - Classroom
Hybrid 03/21/2018- 05/11/2018 W 12:00PM- 2:40PM
  • K. Walker
Open
13 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25467 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Lazzara
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
      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
37880 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
22 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 37880 costs include OER Course Materials Fee: $20

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
25095 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Sada
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Introduction to Sport Psychology (PSY215) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37243 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • D. Berry
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ??Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Laboratory for Statistics (PSY231) 1 Credit

Applications of inferential and descriptive statistics to computers in the field of psychology. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: PSY230.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25096 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
E 148: Computer Commons
In Person 02/22/2018- 05/11/2018 Th 1:30PM- 2:50PM
  • T. Schmidt
Open
15 of 30 Seats Available

Abnormal Psychology (PSY266) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23694 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • C. Sada
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Canyoneering (REC155AA) 1 Credit

Basic canyoneering skills. Includes hydrology, navigation, safety systems, climbing and hiking skills, wading/swimming techniques and flood/weather identification. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24429 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Paradise Vly Offsite - Other
In Person 05/02/2018- 05/06/2018 Su N/A
  • J. Parafinik
Open
3 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: First orientation class is Wednesday, May 2, 7-8pm, at SCC in PE137. This is a onetime orientation meeting. Date of the trip is May 5-6. Introduction to Canyoneering is the exploration of a beautiful slot canyon complete with waterfalls and swimming holes. Students will have the opportunity to experience several top-roped rappels. Participants will learn basic canyoneering skills and spend one night camping at a campground. Canyoneering equipment (harness and helmet) transportation and dinner/breakfast are provided. Class is graded on attendance, not physical performance. This course is for both beginners and intermediate canyoneers. Basic level of fitness and ability to swim is required. Travel/activity cost $45. Travel/activity cost is due at registration, no travel/activity cost refunds after 5/2. Enrollment limit – 18. Email the instructor for more information at j7win@yahoo.com.
      Flex Start Class

Caving (REC155AB) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35046 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Paradise Vly Offsite - Other
In Person 03/28/2018- 04/01/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Parafinik
Open
7 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      First orientation class is Wednesday, March 28, 7-8pm, at SCC in PE137. This is a onetime orientation meeting. Date of the trip is Mar. 31-Apr. 1. Introduction to caving will be conducted in real active caves. Students will have ample time to explore a large cave. Students will learn cave exploration, Leave No trace principles, equipment use, cave ecology, lighting systems and cave conservation. Students will spend one night camping at a campground. Caving equipment (helmet), transportation and dinner/breakfast are provided. Class is graded on attendance, not physical performance. This course is for beginners. Basic level of fitness required. Travel/activity cost is $45. due at registration, no travel/activity cost refunds after 3/28. Enrollment limit – 18. Email the instructor for more information at j7win@yahoo.com.

Outdoor Rock Climbing (REC155AC) 1 Credit

Basic outdoor rock climbing skills. Includes belaying, climbing techniques, rope systems and anchor systems. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25456 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Paradise Vly Offsite - Other
In Person 03/21/2018- 03/25/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Parafinik
Open
10 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: First orientation class is Wednesday, March 21, 7-8pm at SCC in PE137. This is a onetime orientation meeting. Date of the trip is Mar. 24-25. This class will include instruction on safety, belaying, and climbing techniques. The course will be conducted outside - on real rock - and students will have ample time to practice their skills. Students will spend one night camping at a campground. All rock climbing equipment (harness, helmet, climbing shoes), transportation and dinner/breakfast are provided. Class is graded on attendance, not physical performance. This course is for both beginners and intermediate climbers. Basic level of fitness required. Travel/activity cost is $45. due at registration, no travel/activity cost refunds after 3/21. Enrollment limit – 18. Email the instructor for more information at j7win@yahoo.com.
      Flex Start Class

Hiring and Managing Employees (SBS213) 1 Credit

Methods and techniques for managing employees in a small business. Includes supervisor's role, leadership styles, interpersonal communications, staff planning, employee work styles, techniques for handling problem employees, and employee motivation. Focuses on real life situations to enable the business owner to gain high performance from their employee team. Includes segment on hiring, new employee orientation, training, benefits, and developing future staffing needs assessment. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23757 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • O. Duarte
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: This course offered Spring semester only.

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
37877 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
23 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

The Sociology of Health and Illness (SOC270) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23702 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Marion
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class

Victimology and Crisis Management (SWU258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25271 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
Choices@PV: Online
Internet 03/19/2018- 05/06/2018 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Class
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.

Theatre Production I (THP201AA) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24151 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
TBA - replaced by PV TBA
In Person 03/05/2018- 04/22/2018 N/A N/A
  • J. Flowers
Open
24 of 32 Seats Available

Visual Meditation (WED259) 2 Credits

Focuses on the use of physical objects and mental images as the focal point for meditation. Focuses on the standing and sitting meditation of the Egyptian and West African traditions and the pantheon of images used to represent life's day-to-day processes. Includes discussion of Egyptian and Yoruba philosophy and the use of natural and artistic items, special words or symbols, religious allegories, and graphic images as focal points for meditation. Prerequisites or Corequisites: WED257 and WED258, or permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
34820 Spring 2018 Paradise Valley
F 133 - PE/Dance Activities
Hybrid 03/10/2018- 05/05/2018 Sat 1:00PM- 3:00PM
  • A. Barkworth
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 34820 meets at F 133 - PE/Dance Activities on Saturday Mar 10, 2018 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM
      Class 34820 also meets at F 133 - PE/Dance Activities on Saturday Mar 24, 2018 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM
      Class 34820 also meets at F 133 - PE/Dance Activities on Saturday Apr 07, 2018 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM
      Class 34820 also meets at F 133 - PE/Dance Activities on Saturday Apr 21, 2018 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM
      Class 34820 also meets at F 133 - PE/Dance Activities on Saturday May 05, 2018 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM
      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.
      Flex Start Class