Matched 78 Courses / 88 Classes

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
38099 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Rego
Open
21 of 23 Seats Available

Ethics and the Administration of Justice (AJS123) 3 Credits

Introduces and explores ethical issues and the justice system. Focuses on ethics and the law, the police, courts and corrections. Reviews ethical theory, concepts and practices as they relate to administration of justice. Explores issues of how media/social media shape ethics. Encourages critical thinking and value decision making in criminal justice system situations. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38112 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Williams
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42010 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Daukas
Open
18 of 23 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
38171 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Smith
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available

Criminalistics: Biological Evidence (AJS216) 3 Credits

The scientific analysis and examination of biological evidence with emphasis on collection and preservation of evidence. Topics discussed include blood, drugs, blood alcohol, hairs and fibers, and topics of special interest in criminalistics. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25811 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available

Criminology (AJS225) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38121 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Smith
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available

The Police Function (AJS230) 3 Credits

Theories of procedures and methods of operations of public police with emphasis on discretionary powers available to the working police officer. Career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement presented. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38122 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Rogoff
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available

Victimology and Crisis Management (AJS258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26230 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available

Procedural Criminal Law (AJS260) 3 Credits

Concerned with the understanding of procedural criminal law. Examines the rationale underlying major court holdings, the procedural requirements that stem from these holdings, and their effect on the daily operations of the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38125 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • V. Goddard
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available

Criminal Investigation I (AJS275) 3 Credits

Introduction to the theory of criminal investigation. Examines crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing, and basic investigative techniques. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25808 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Smith
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available

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
24690 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Ordway
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Digital Arts (ART100) 1 Credit

Foundation course in digital arts and design, with emphasis in the production of art using the computer.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39153 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Noble
Open
1 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.

Biology Concepts (BIO100) 4 Credits

Introductory course covering basic principles and concepts of biology. Methods of scientific inquiry and behavior of matter and energy in biological systems are explored. Prerequisites: None. Note: Field trips may be required at students' expense.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42338 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Corbet
Open
12 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class Notes: Class 42338 costs include BIO Course Fee: $40is being offered
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course is being offered as fully Online for Fall 2020.
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 42338 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 42339 held Online (J. Corbet)

Introductory Biology for Allied Health (BIO156) 4 Credits

An introductory biology course for allied health majors with an emphasis on humans. Topics include fundamental concepts of cell biology, histology, microbiology, and genetics. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one-semester of college level chemistry is strongly recommended.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42342 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Hammoud
Open
17 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 42342 costs include BIO Course Fee, Data Processing Class Fee: $40
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course is being offered as fully Online for Fall 2020.
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 42342 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 42340 held Online (M. Hammoud)

General Biology (Majors) I (BIO181) 4 Credits

The study and principles of structure and function of organisms at the molecular and cellular levels. A detailed exploration of the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# BIO1181
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42343 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • I. Kremer
Open
6 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 42343 costs include BIO Course Fee: $40
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course is being offered as fully Online for Fall 2020.
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 42343 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 42344 held Online (I. Kremer)

Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO201) 4 Credits

Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (BIO156, or BIO156XT, or BIO181, or BIO181XT, or one year of high school biology) and (RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101). CHM130 or higher or one year of high school chemistry suggested but not required.

General Education Designations: SG

SUN# BIO2201
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42345 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Hayashi
Open
2 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class Notes: Class 42345 costs include BIO Course Fee: $40
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course is being offered as fully Online for Fall 2020.
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 42345 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 42346 held Online (J. Hayashi)
    • Additional Class Notes: Students that meet the prerequisites, but have not taken BIO156 or BIO181 or biology prerequisites are more than 5 years old, must take the self-assessment test in the PVCC Testing Center prior to registration to evaluate their preparation for this rigorous 200-level course.

Computer Usage and Applications (BPC110) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: CS

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24272 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
14 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
    • Additional Class Notes: Software: MS Office 2016 or later including 365, Windows Operating System.
      Do not purchase Textbook or Materials until after first class meeting.
      BPC110 fulfills the AGB161, Computer/Statistics (CS) requirement at ASU; at NAU, CIS120 and satisfies Science & Applied Science [SAS] requirement.

Microcomputer Set Up And Maintenance (BPC125) 1 Credit

How to install and maintain a microcomputer (personal computer). Steps used to set up a new or add options to a previously installed microcomputer. Installation of internal options (memory, graphics, modems, etc.), as well as external options and devices (printers, monitors, communications, etc.). Troubleshoot (identify and repair or have repaired) microcomputer problems. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25314 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 11/22/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available

Safety In Early Childhood Settings (CFS125) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25138 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 11/07/2020 - 11/20/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Fenderson Gonzales
Open
1 of 20 Seats Available

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24246 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
15 of 23 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
42659 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Specker
Open
18 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
    • Additional Class Notes: Software: MS Office 2019; Students using OSX (Mac) will require access to a Windows PC to complete the MS Access portion of the class.
      Do not purchase textbook or materials until after first class meeting.
      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.

Microsoft Word: Word Processing (CIS113DE) 3 Credits

Using word processing software to create, name and manage files, edit text, format, apply themes and styles, create and modify tables, apply desktop publishing features, and print a variety of types of documents. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24298 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 23 Seats Available

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
24285 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Carter
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available

Desktop Presentation: PowerPoint (CIS118DB) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24286 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Hall
Open
19 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Human Communication (COM100) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# COM1100
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24397 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available

Public Speaking (COM225) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26046 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • F. Switzer
Open
16 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from in- person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.

Elements of Intercultural Communication (COM263) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25176 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available

College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (CRE101) 3 Credits

Develop and apply critical thinking skills through critically reading varied and challenging materials. Includes analysis, evaluation, interpretation, and synthesis through at least two substantial writing and/or speaking tasks. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (ENG101 or ENG107) and (RDG095, or RDG100, or RDG100LL, or RDG111, or RDG112, or RDG113, or an appropriate district placement, or permission of Instructor).

General Education Designations: L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36808 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Beeler
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36815 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Diefert
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available

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
25174 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Roma-Deeley
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class

Hip Hop: Arts, Aesthetic and Culture (DAH255) 3 Credits

Selective survey and historico-cultural analysis of hip hop arts, aesthetics and culture organized around the founding elements of DJing, MCing, B-boy and B-girling, graffiti arts and knowledge. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107.

General Education Designations: C, HU, L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26024 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Valle
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available

Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (ECE212) 3 Credits

Kinematics and kinetics of particles, translating and rotating coordinate systems, rigid body kinematics, dynamics of systems of particles and rigid bodies, and energy and momentum principles. A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: [ECE211 and (PHY115 or PHY121)] or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MAT240 or MAT241 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37828 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Weaver
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      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.
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 37828 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 37829 held Online (D. Weaver)
    • Additional Class Notes: Description: Kinematics and kinetics of particles, translating and rotating coordinate systems, rigid body kinematics, dynamics of systems of particles and rigid bodies, and energy and momentum principles.

      Requisites: A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: [ECE211 and (PHY115 or PHY121)] or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MAT240 or MAT241 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Observing Young Children (ECH270) 1 Credit

Introduction to techniques of observing young children. Recording methods, interpretation and use of collected information including legal and ethical implications. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25134 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/24/2020 - 11/06/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Colunga
  • J. Hicks
Open
5 of 20 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
25136 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/24/2020 - 11/06/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Ceklic
Open
6 of 20 Seats Available

Literacy Development and the Young Child (ECH275) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25165 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/10/2020 - 10/23/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Stigsson
Open
8 of 20 Seats Available

Movement/Music for the Young Child (ECH281) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25137 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/10/2020 - 10/23/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Wibe
Open
4 of 20 Seats Available

Discipline/Guidance Of Child Groups (ECH282) 1 Credit

Exploration of techniques for guiding children in groups with focus on individual child and adult needs for a disciplined environment. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25147 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/26/2020 - 10/09/2020 N/A N/A
  • G. Romero
Open
3 of 20 Seats Available

Professional Development in Early Childhood Education (ECH287) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25139 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 11/07/2020 - 11/20/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Ceklic
Open
10 of 20 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
26233 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available

First-Year Composition (ENG101) 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total. Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG091 or ESL097 or WAC101, or a grade of B or better in ALT100, or (a grade of C in ALT100 AND Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL OR WAC101 OR ENG100A+).

General Education Designations: FYC

SUN# ENG1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24419 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Greenfield
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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
24438 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Peevey
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24451 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Southerly
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36828 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Peevey
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24403 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Greenfield
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.

New Venture Creation (EPS160) 2 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25602 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Kessler
Open
8 of 15 Seats Available

Introduction to Exercise Science (EXS101) 3 Credits

Introductory course that will provide the student with a general overview of the key theories and concepts, professions, and research areas associated with the field of Exercise Science. Educational pathways and career options will also be examined.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
41500 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/15/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Heuser
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available

Instructional Competency: Muscular Strength and Conditioning (EXS216) 2 Credits

Fundamental methods of instructing and leading fitness activities including strength and conditioning activities. Core competencies identified by professional certification agencies. A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: RDG100, or RDG100LL, or RDG111, or RDG112, or RDG113 or satisfactory District reading placement and MAT120 or satisfactory District math placement and (EXS125 and HES100) or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24883 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/16/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Heuser
Open
18 of 23 Seats Available

Instructional Competency: Cardiorespiratory Exercises and Activities (EXS218) 2 Credits

Fundamental methods of instructing and leading fitness activities including cardiorespiratory exercises and activities. Core competencies identified by professional certification agencies. A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: RDG100, or RDG100LL, or RDG111, or RDG112, or RDG113 or satisfactory District reading placement and MAT120 or satisfactory District math placement and (EXS125 and HES100) or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25664 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/16/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Valenzuela
Open
19 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned to Online for Fall 2020.
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      To receive instructor permission, please contact dale.heuser@paradisevalley.edu

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24760 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/28/2020 - 10/26/2020 M N/A
  • M. Rabasca
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 https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-courses 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.
      In-person ServSafe Exam Required, proctored by instructor last class period.

      Note: Students who successfully complete the course and final exam will earn the National Restaurant Association's ServSafe Certification. Textbook required at first meeting.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

Introduction To Fire Protection (FSC106) 3 Credits

History and evaluation of fire department organization. Role of the fire service in the community. Responsibilities of the fire administrator including organization, departmental functions, interdepartmental relationships, management of buildings and equipment; techniques of fire-fighting. Also includes emergency medical services and fire prevention. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25737 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/05/2020 - 11/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Scholl
  • S. Petrie
Open
22 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an 8 week course. Students are encouraged to also take FSC108-Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (online), offered during the second 8 weeks of the semester.
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25737 costs include FSC Course Fee: $10

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
24752 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/26/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Scholl
  • S. Petrie
Open
19 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is an 8 week course. In conjunction, students are encouraged to also take FSC106-Intro to Fire Protection (online), offered during the first 8 weeks of the semester.
      Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 24752 costs include FSC Course Fee: $10

Emergency Preparedness (FSC147) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25876 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/26/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Bonnell
Open
23 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Requires reliable internet access. An Online Briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/online/ to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25876 costs include FSC Course Fee: $10

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
26232 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25530 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Quarles
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lecture (GLG101) 3 Credits

Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# GLG1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25090 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Robinson
Open
20 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Additional Class Notes: Enrollment in both a GLG101 Lecture class and a GLG103 Laboratory class is required for Natural Sciences designation.
      Requires reliable internet access. Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.

Introduction to Geology I - Physical Lab (GLG103) 1 Credit

Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None. Note: May accompany GLG101

General Education Designations: SQ

SUN# GLG1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25045 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Robinson
Open
20 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.
      Additional Class Notes: Enrollment in both a GLG101 Lecture class and a GLG103 Laboratory class is required for Natural Sciences designation

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
25159 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Douglass
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Class Note: To access and complete the required labs, you will need to create your own online account with the online Gradeify service, and pay an $50 access fee directly to Gradeify. Check syllabus or contact instructor for information on how to create and pay for a Gradeify account.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 25159 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 25160 held Online (J. Douglass)

Healthful Living (HES100) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39577 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Fehr
Open
19 of 23 Seats Available

History of Eastern Civilizations to 1850 (HIS113) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25171 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • V. Ghosh
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Healthcare IT and Systems (HTM150) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25408 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Rusu
Open
15 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Cinema (HUM205) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42221 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/28/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Rhuart
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available

Information Without Borders: 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
25741 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Mickelsen
  • L. Espinoza
Open
22 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: -A textbook is NOT required for this class
      Online Format:
      - Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.  
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class

College Mathematics Prep (MAT103) 3 Credits

Foundational knowledge of topics necessary for success in College Mathematics. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include number sense, proportional reasoning, numerical and algebraic expressions, linear equations, and representations of data. Prerequisites: None. Note: MAT103 students may receive credit for only one of the following: (MAT052 and MAT053 and MAT055) or MAT103. This course is designed for students that do not qualify for MAT141 or MAT142, but intend to complete MAT14+ College Mathematics for their degree path. This course covers topics from basic arithmetic and introductory algebra.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42262 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Craig
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.

College Mathematics (MAT142) 3 Credits

Working knowledge of college-level mathematics and its applications to real-life problems. Emphasis on understanding mathematical concepts and their applications. Topics include proportional reasoning, modeling, finance, probability, and statistics. Note: MAT142 students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT140, MAT141, MAT142, MAT145, or MAT146. Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement, or a grade of C or better in (MAT052, MAT053, and MAT055), or (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), or MAT085, or MAT09+, or MAT103 or MAT114 or MAT115.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT1142
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38075 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Craig
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device. A TI 83/84 calculator is required.

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. Note: MAT257 is designed to meet the requirements for prospective elementary education teachers. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT256 or permission of Department/Division Chair.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25372 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Stryk
Open
15 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.

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
25448 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Oakley
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Course fees cover online access to course materials including the textbook, quizzes, and exams.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      Class 25448 costs include MHL Course Fee: $41

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
24706 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Anthony
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Course fees cover online access to course materials including the textbook, quizzes, and exams.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      Class 24706 costs include MHL Course Fee: $41

Introduction to Music Theory (MTC101) 3 Credits

Designed to develop written and aural skills necessary for advanced study of music theory and skills. Recommended for music majors. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
41597 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Oakley
Open
12 of 15 Seats Available

Music Theory I (MTC105) 3 Credits

The chronological study of music theory including: harmony, melody, texture, structure and timbre through analysis, original compositions and basic exercises to demonstrate musical concepts. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MTC100, or MTC101, or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: MTC106.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25954 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Phoenix Conservatory of Music
Online 10/10/2020 - 05/08/2021 N/A N/A
  • J. Bennett
Open
15 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM)
      (602) 353-9900
      Regina Nixon, director
      Live Online:
      This class has been changed from in-person to a "live online" class which meets with the instructor via the internet at the regularly scheduled dates and times set in the schedule. Students will be required to use online virtual meeting software (Google Hangouts or WebEx, both of which require a camera). This "live online" experience approximates the regular in-person class experience. Attendance at online sessions will be expected according to the instructor's attendance policy, which will be stated in the syllabus.

      Requires reliable internet access. An online briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-courses 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.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
    • Additional Class Notes: Prerequisites: waived by division - student must register in person or over the phone

Aural Perception I (MTC106) 1 Credit

The development of listening and performing skills through dictation, sight-singing and keyboard harmony. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: MTC105.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25955 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Phoenix Conservatory of Music
Online 10/10/2020 - 05/08/2021 N/A N/A
  • J. Bennett
Open
15 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM)
      (602) 353-9900
      Regina Nixon, director
      Live Online:
      This class has been changed from in-person to a "live online" class which meets with the instructor via the internet at the regularly scheduled dates and times set in the schedule. Students will be required to use online virtual meeting software (Google Hangouts or WebEx, both of which require a camera). This "live online" experience approximates the regular in-person class experience. Attendance at online sessions will be expected according to the instructor's attendance policy, which will be stated in the syllabus.

      Requires reliable internet access. An online briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-courses 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.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
    • Additional Class Notes: Prerequisites: waived by division - student must register in person or over the phone

Professional Telephone Techniques (OAS107) 1 Credit

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25248 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
21 of 23 Seats Available

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 Instructor Availability
25687 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
98 of 100 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      1.0 Pass/No Credit Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24796 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/12/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
47 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      1.0 Pass/No Credit Late Start class. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

Fitness (PED114) 1.5 Credits

Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED114 may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24907 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
38 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      1.5 Pass/No Credit Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: 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 Instructor Availability
24927 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/12/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
46 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, letter grade late start Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24755 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
43 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, letter grade Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24756 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
50 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, pass/no credit Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

Cardiovascular Fitness (PED116) 2 Credits

Blends an effective warm-up, challenging cardiovascular and strength/endurance training strategies and a relaxing cool-down. Tailored by certified fitness professionals to personal goals. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED116 may be repeated for a total of eight (8) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24896 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
19 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, letter grade Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24902 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
19 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, Pass/No Credit Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

Weight Training For Wellness (PED117) 2 Credits

Strength training and muscular fitness activity to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise and muscular strength maintenance. Development of full-body strength and stability of the body's core musculature, translating to increased power, balance, and functional movement ability including assessment of current strength and goal-specific program design to increase strength and muscular fitness. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED117 may be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24903 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, Pass/No Credit Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24897 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
17 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, letter grade Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

Introduction to Logic (PHI103) 3 Credits

Informal logic, logical fallacies, elementary symbolic logic, analysis of argument forms, and construction of proofs for validity. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.

General Education Designations: HU, L

SUN# PHI1103
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24352 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Burton
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from in- person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.

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
25582 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Blair
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available

Developmental Psychology (PSY240) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
41539 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Wiggins
Open
14 of 23 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
24154 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Sada
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available

Successful College Reading (RDG100) 3 Credits

Emphasis on reading study strategies for any introductory class in any subject area. Introduction to Learning Management System (LMS), how to successfully read course textbooks and assessments, how to navigate information technology and development of academic vocabulary. Note: RDG100 may be repeated for a total of twelve (12) credit hours. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ALT100, or RDG081, or appropriate reading placement or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any 100-level course in another content area or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26171 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Diefert
Open
13 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      DO NOT PURCHASE TEXTBOOK UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST CLASS MEETING.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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
24170 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • P. Crowley
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available

Victimology and Crisis Management (SWU258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26231 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available