Matched 129 Courses / 155 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
25332 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 11/15/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Adriance
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Criminal Justice (AJS101) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# AJS1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38099 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Rego
Open
20 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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Daukas
Open
20 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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
12 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Smith
Open
7 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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
9 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • V. Goddard
Open
12 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Smith
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available

Academic Literacy Through Integrated Reading and Writing (ALT100) 4 Credits

Develops academic language skills and critical reading skills for organizing, analyzing, and retaining material through complementary reading and writing assignments. Prepares students for college level reading and writing intensive courses as well as career-related reading and writing tasks. Prerequisites: An appropriate District placement.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
41994 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/20/2020 - 12/10/2020 Tu,Th 2:00PM - 4:40PM
  • D. Ruiz
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: 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.
      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
24690 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Ordway
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available

Drawing and Composition II (ART122) 3 Credits

Emphasis on composition and exploration of drawing media. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART111.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24712 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Pecora
Open
13 of 18 Seats Available

Ceramics I (ART161) 3 Credits

Introduction to ceramic materials and techniques of hand construction, decorating, glazing and throwing on potters' wheel. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25513 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
2 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 25513 costs include ART Course Fee: $40
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25190 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
1 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 25190 costs include ART Course Fee: $40
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39999 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 6:00PM - 9:00PM
  • C. Hanrahan
Open
3 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 39999 costs include ART Course Fee: $40
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24470 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020 Tu,Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
6 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 24470 costs include ART Course Fee: $40

Ceramics II (ART162) 3 Credits

Major emphasis on wheel throwing, glaze making and decorating techniques. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART161.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25514 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
2 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 25514 costs include ART Course Fee: $40
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24708 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
1 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 24708 costs include ART Course Fee: $40
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40000 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 6:00PM - 9:00PM
  • C. Hanrahan
Open
3 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 40000 costs include ART Course Fee: $40
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24472 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020 Tu,Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
6 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 24472 costs include ART Course Fee: $40

Studio Art: Ceramics (ART290GC) 3 Credits

Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in a subject field. Note: ART290GC may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ART162 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25509 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
2 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 25509 costs include ART Course Fee: $45
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25504 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
1 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 25504 costs include ART Course Fee: $45
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40001 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 M,W 6:00PM - 9:00PM
  • C. Hanrahan
Open
3 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 40001 costs include ART Course Fee: $45
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25505 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
D CERAMICS STUDIO INTERIOR
Hybrid 10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020 Tu,Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • D. Bradley
Open
6 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hybrid Format:
      Blends face-to-face (in person) instruction in a classroom with online learning; convenient for you and your schedule because you spend approximately half the time in a regularly scheduled class with your instructor and the rest of the time online; designed for highly motivated, self-disciplined, technology-literate students; requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      Class 25505 costs include ART Course Fee: $45

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Corbet
Open
15 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Hammoud
Open
19 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • I. Kremer
Open
13 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Hayashi
Open
16 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
15 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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
14 of 23 Seats Available

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 23 Seats Available

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
25205 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 M 6:00PM - 7:30PM
  • G. Binder
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late start.
      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.

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Carter
Open
14 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Hall
Open
18 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator (CIS120DB) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25388 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
  • J. Storslee
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late start.
      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.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Additional Class Notes: Offered Fall Semester only.

Linux System Administration (CIS238DL) 3 Credits

Managing Linux Operating Systems including sophisticated manipulation of file structures, backup systems, printing processes, troubleshooting, user account management, hard disk maintenance and configuration, process monitoring and prioritizing, kernel customization, and system resource control. Preparation for industry certifications such as the CompTIA Linux+, the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA), the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and the Linux Professional Institute (LPIC-1). Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS126DL or CIS126RH or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25973 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/20/2020 - 12/13/2020 Tu,Th 6:30PM - 8:45PM
  • R. Martinusen
Open
15 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This course is offered only once a year, and only in the Fall semester.
      Flex Start Class
      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.

C# Level II (CIS262AD) 3 Credits

Advanced C# programming with emphasis on data structures, dynamic memory allocation, object-oriented programming, user interfaces, and database processing. Overview of web applications, network programming, and reporting tools. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS162AD, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26103 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Caglio
Open
16 of 23 Seats Available

Java Programming: Level II (CIS263AA) 3 Credits

Intermediate Java programming. Includes features needed to construct object-oriented programming, multithreading, multimedia, files, streams and data structure. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS163AA or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26102 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • F. Caglio
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).
      Flex Start Class
      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: This course is offered only once a year, only in the Fall semester, and only in the online format.

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
42214 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/28/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Shadburne
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24373 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/26/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Forgy
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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • F. Switzer
Open
18 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Pierceall
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available

Career Exploration (CPD102AB) 2 Credits

Designed to assist students make informed career decisions. Focuses on current occupational trends and outlook. Explores career-related interests, values, needs, preferences, skills, and strengths with the use of various assessments. Aids in the development of individualized educational/career goals and action plan. Prerequisites: None. Note: CPD102AB may be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26169 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/06/2020 - 11/19/2020 Tu,Th 12:00PM - 1:55PM
  • M. Auten
Open
10 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Designed to assist students make informed career decisions. Focuses on current occupational trends and outlook. Explores career-related interests, values, needs, preferences, skills, and strengths with the use of various assessments. Aids in the development of individualized educational/career goals and action plan. Prerequisites: None. Note: CPD102AB may be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours.
      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.
      There is a $10 course fee for this section

Women In Transition (CPD103BA) 2 Credits

Designed to assist and support women who are experiencing life transitions. Emphasis on assessing self-potential, increasing self-confidence, managing life change, and exploring education/career/life options in terms of the realities of roles for women today. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26142 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Distance Learn PV: LiveOnline
Live Online 09/29/2020 - 12/08/2020 Tu 6:00PM - 8:00PM
  • N. Sana
Open
11 of 16 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: 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.

Career and Personal Development (CPD104) 3 Credits

An overview of the holistic process of career/life planning through self-awareness and understanding of the world of work. Exploration and application of behavioral, social, and cultural factors leading to college, career, and personal success with emphasis on assessment, applied behavior management, motivation, self-care, and career development. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38042 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/04/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Mendoza
Open
14 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
36807 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/20/2020 - 12/10/2020 Tu,Th 2:00PM - 4:40PM
  • M. Daniel
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      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.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36808 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Beeler
Open
12 of 23 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36813 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Jeffer
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36815 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Roma-Deeley
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.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class

Introduction to Computer Science (Java) (CSC110AB) 4 Credits

Concepts of problem-solving, structured and object-oriented programming in Java, fundamental algorithms and techniques and computer system concepts. Social and ethical responsibilities. Intended for Computer Science and Computer Systems Engineering Majors. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT120 or MAT121 or MAT122.

General Education Designations: CS

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38057 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Lauffer
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available

Digital Design Fundamentals (CSC120) 4 Credits

Number systems, conversion methods, binary and complement arithmetic, Boolean switching algebra and circuit minimization techniques. Analysis and design of combinational logic, flip-flops, simple counters, registers, ROMs, PLDs, synchronous and asynchronous sequential circuits, and state reduction techniques. Building physical circuits. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CSC100 or CSC110 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

General Education Designations: CS

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38189 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 09/23/2020 - 12/13/2020 W 8:15AM - 9:30AM
  • R. Lauffer
Open
2 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This course requires access to Windows Operating System to complete the labs.
      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: This course is offered only once a year, and only in the Fall semester.

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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Weaver
Open
12 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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/24/2020 - 11/06/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Ceklic
Open
7 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/10/2020 - 10/23/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Stigsson
Open
9 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/10/2020 - 10/23/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Wibe
Open
5 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/26/2020 - 10/09/2020 N/A N/A
  • G. Romero
Open
4 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 11/07/2020 - 11/20/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Ceklic
Open
11 of 20 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
40002 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/18/2020 - 11/19/2020 M,Th,Su 9:00AM - 5:00PM
  • R. Dotterer
Open
1 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 40002 meets at Online format w/Live Session on Sunday Oct 18, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 40002 also meets at Online format w/Live Session on Monday Oct 19, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 40002 also meets at Online format w/Live Session on Sunday Nov 15, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 40002 also meets at Online format w/Live Session on Monday Nov 16, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 40002 also meets at Online format w/Live Session on Thursday Nov 19, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Students required to attend one (1) of either dates offered in Block 1 AND Block 2. All students required to attend on Thursday, November 19, 2020, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
      Block One:
      Sunday, October 18, 2020, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
      Monday, October 19, 2020, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
      Block Two:
      Sunday, November 15, 2020, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
      Monday, November 16, 2020, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
      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. .

Digital Design Fundamentals (EEE120) 4 Credits

Number systems, conversion methods, binary and complement arithmetic, Boolean switching algebra and circuit minimization techniques. Analysis and design of combinational logic, flip-flops, simple counters, registers, ROMs, PLDs, synchronous and asynchronous sequential circuits, and state reduction techniques. Building physical circuits. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CSC100 or CSC110 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

General Education Designations: CS

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38190 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 09/23/2020 - 12/13/2020 W 8:15AM - 9:30AM
  • R. Lauffer
Open
2 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This course requires access to Windows Operating System to complete the labs.
      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: This course is offered only once a year, and only in the Fall semester.

Applied Practical Studies for Emergency Medical Technology (EMT104AB) 0.5 Credits

Simulation of actual emergency responses, with practical application of techniques and skills covered in EMT curricula. Scenario based learning applied to the techniques of emergency medical care in accordance with national and state curriculum. Practical application of anatomy, physiology, patient assessment, and treatment of medically or traumatically compromised patients, special hazards and medical operations. Also includes patient-assisted medication administration, semi-automatic external defibrillator and blood glucose monitoring. Students function in outside, scenario based environment. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: EMT/FSC104, or EMT200, or (EMT272AA, EMT272AB, and EMT272LL), or EMT273, or certified EMT Basic, IEMT, or Paramedic in the State of Arizona, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39122 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Q 519 EMT Classroom
In Person 11/06/2020 - 11/06/2020 F 2:00PM - 10:00PM
  • D. Starr
Open
2 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Student must be concurrently enrolled in EMT104-39100. Questions contact the EMT/FSC office at (602) 787-6782.
      Class 39122 costs include EMT Course Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: EMT104AB course fee: $50.00
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39124 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Q 519 EMT Classroom
In Person 11/13/2020 - 11/13/2020 F 2:00PM - 10:00PM
  • D. Starr
Open
2 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Student must be concurrently enrolled in EMT104-39101. Questions contact the EMT/FSC office at (602) 787-6782.
      Class 39124 costs include EMT Course Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: EMT104AB course fee: $50.00
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39127 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Q 519 EMT Classroom
In Person 11/21/2020 - 11/21/2020 Sat 2:00PM - 10:00PM
  • D. Starr
Open
2 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Student must be concurrently enrolled in EMT104-39103. Questions contact the EMT/FSC office at (602) 787-6782.
      Class 39127 costs include EMT Course Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: EMT104AB course fee: $50.00
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39123 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Q 519 EMT Classroom
In Person 11/07/2020 - 11/07/2020 Sat 2:00PM - 10:00PM
  • D. Starr
Open
5 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Student must be concurrently enrolled in EMT104-39104. Questions contact the EMT/FSC office at (602) 787-6782.
      Class 39123 costs include EMT Course Fee: $50
    • Additional Class Notes: EMT104AB course fee: $50.00

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
24771 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Q 120A - Classroom
In Person 11/07/2020 - 11/15/2020 Sat,Su 9:00AM - 5:00PM
  • C. Willson
  • T. Caskey
Open
9 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 24771 meets at Q 120A - Classroom Saturdays/Sundays from Nov 07 to Nov 15, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 24771 also meets at Q 120B - Classroom Saturdays/Sundays from Nov 07 to Nov 15, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Class 24771 costs include EMT Course Fee: $25
    • Additional Class Notes: Course Fee: $25
      This course meets for two consecutive weekends on Saturday and Sunday, and is designed to meet National and Arizona Department of Health Services (A-DHS) recertification for EMTs. Enhances the knowledge base of the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and reinforces basic skills competencies.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (EMT242) 1 Credit

Designed for the allied healthcare provider who initiates, directs, or participates in the management of an infant or child in respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiopulmonary arrest according to current CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) guidelines. Requires prior knowledge of basic electrocardiograph rhythm interpretation, pharmacologic agents, and other interventions used in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Note: EMT242 is required for American Heart Association Provider approval and validation. Prerequisites: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) healthcare provider/professional rescuer card and a grade of C or better in (EMT235 and EMT236, or permission of Instructor).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39702 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
L 102 - Health Occupations
In Person 09/25/2020 - 10/03/2020 F,Sat 8:30AM - 6:00PM
  • K. Taussig
Open
1 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for students accepted into the Paramedic Educational Program. If you have questions, please call 602.787.6782.
      Class 39702 costs include EMT Course Fee: $25

Trauma Management II (EMT246) 4 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
39703 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
L 102 - Health Occupations
In Person 12/04/2020 - 12/12/2020 F,Sat 8:30AM - 6:00PM
  • R. Dotterer
  • K. Taussig
Open
1 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for students accepted into the Paramedic Educational Program. If you have questions, please call 602.787.6782.
      Class 39703 costs include EMT Course Fee: $25

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
9 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Greenfield
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).
      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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Peevey
Open
6 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Southerly
Open
9 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
24403 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Greenfield
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
36828 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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.

J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: Battling Modernism (ENH245) 3 Credits

Focuses on the writings, language, themes, influences and vision of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis in contrast to the ideas and literature of the Modernist movement. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: HU

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37966 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. McClelland
Open
6 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
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.

Special Projects (ENH298AA) 1 Credit

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development. Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26035 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/09/2020 - 10/23/2020 F 12:00PM - 3:00PM
  • M. Noschka
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Honors Program Only
      Reserved for Honors Students only - contact the Honors Office at PVCC for more information 602.787.7888.
      This Special Topics in Shakespeare course is designed to give students an opportunity to explore the relationship between literary texts, and criticism. This semester's play is "Hamlet".

      Class Meets:
      Friday, October 9, 16, 23, 2020 - 12:00-3:00 p.m.
      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.
      Flex Start Class

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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/15/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Heuser
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available

Assessment and Program Design: Flexibility and Balance (EXS211) 2 Credits

Principles of flexibility and balance including evaluation of movement patterns, selection and interpretation of assessment techniques and evidence-based program design for healthy and special populations. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in EXS125.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38290 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Distance Learn PV: LiveOnline
Hybrid Virtual 10/20/2020 - 12/15/2020 Tu 9:00AM - 11:30AM
  • J. Valenzuela
Open
20 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned to a Virtual Hybrid class for Fall 2020. It is essentially a live online course that doesn't meet as frequently as a live online course.

      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.

      This class 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.
    • Additional Class Notes: To receive instructor permission, please contact dale.heuser@paradisevalley.edu

Assessment and Program Design: Weight Management and Motivation (EXS213) 2 Credits

Principles of weight management including evidence-based program design and interpretation of assessments for various populations as well as explanation of theories of motivation and behavior modification. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in EXS125.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38291 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Distance Learn PV: LiveOnline
Hybrid Virtual 10/22/2020 - 12/17/2020 Th 9:00AM - 11:30AM
  • J. Valenzuela
Open
21 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned to a Virtual Hybrid class for Fall 2020. It is essentially a live online course that doesn't meet as frequently as a live online course.

      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.

      This class 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.
    • Additional Class Notes: To receive instructor permission, please contact dale.heuser@paradisevalley.edu

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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: 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

Practical Applications of Personal Training Skills and Techniques Internship (EXS239AA) 1 Credit

Work experience in a fitness or health related facility. Eighty (80) hours of designated work per credit. Note: CPR certification must be current through the duration of the internship. EXS239AA may be repeated for a maximum of six (6) credits. Prerequisites: Completion of nine (9) credits of EXS courses required for the (AAS in Exercise Science and Personal Training, or CCL in Personal Training Specialist, or CCL in Personal Trainer), current CPR card, and permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42414 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
N/A
Independent Study 09/22/2020 - 12/16/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Heuser
Open
1 of 1 Seats Available

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice (EXS290) 3 Credits

Introduction to best practices in the acquisition, analysis, synthesis, and potential application of research in the discipline of exercise science. Specific emphasis on the application of research-based evidence for applied problem solving in exercise science. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(RDG100, or RDG100LL, or RDG111, or RDG112, or RDG113 or satisfactory District reading placement) and (MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, or satisfactory District math placement) and (ENG101 or ENG107)] or permission of Instructor. EXS101 recommended.

General Education Designations: L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25821 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • G. Wasson
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available

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
PV Learning Options: 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

Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations (FSC105) 3 Credits

Basic methods of recognition and identification based upon the chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials; basic safety procedures when utilizing specific types of protective clothing and equipment; basic tactical information relating to scene management. Satisfies minimum standards for certification testing set forth by the current ProBoard and/or Arizona State Training and Certifying Authority.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24790 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 11/13/2020 - 11/22/2020 F,Sat,Su 6:00PM - 10:00PM
  • C. Johnson
Open
9 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 24790 meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad Fridays from Nov 13 to Nov 20, 2020 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
      Class 24790 also meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad Saturdays/Sundays from Nov 14 to Nov 22, 2020 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
      Course Fee: $40. Dates: 11/8-11/17. Meets 2 weeks on Fri, Sat & Sun at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy classroom 2, located at 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. Class times; Friday 6:00-10:00PM, Sat & Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM. Includes 16 hrs of hands-on skills training including the use of B level encapsulated entry suits & Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).
      Partnered with Texas A & M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). Course meets NFPA 472, 2013 ed.
      Successful candidates will receive Dept Homeland Security(DHS)/FEMA certification in Haz Mat-WMD/Terrorism 1st Responder Awareness & Operations through TEEX. * ProBoard accredited certification testing will be conducted during the course (info will be provided by the instructor). *Additional ProBoard testing fee may be required.
      Class Meets for Two (2) Weeks
      Flex Start Class
    • Additional Class Notes: All participants will need to acquire a FEMA student ID # and must complete the AWR 160, WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders, prior to the start of class. Please refer to the PVCC FSC website for instructions on completing these requirements; http://www.paradisevalley.edu/fire, click on "Fire Science", then "Hazmat".

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (FSC108) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
24752 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/26/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Scholl
  • S. Petrie
Open
20 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

Introduction To Urban Technical Rescue (FSC131) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24791 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV TBA - meeting details tba
In Person 09/30/2020 - 12/16/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
7 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for Credit by Exam or override. Enrollment requires permission of instructor or Fire Science Dept. Please call 602-787-6782 for assistance.
      Class 24791 costs include FSC Course Fee: $50

Emergency Preparedness (FSC147) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25876 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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

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
25579 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 11/07/2020 - 11/08/2020 Sat,Su 8:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
18 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 25579 meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad on Saturday Nov 07, 2020 from 8:30AM - 5:00PM
      Class 25579 also meets at Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad on Sunday Nov 08, 2020 from 8:30AM - 1:00PM
      Class meets at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. This course will involve hands-on skills & physical exertion while wearing FF protective equipment.
      *PREREQUISITE WAIVED
      Evidence of successful completion of FSC102 or equivalent, or accredited FF I & II cert, or professional FF in state of AZ will be required to be submitted to the instructor the first day of class.
      Please contact the FSC office @ 602-787-6782 for information.
      Course fee is for turnout equip and specialized equipment use.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25579 costs include FSC Course Fee: $75

Fireground Survival (FSC175) 0.5 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25580 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 11/01/2020 - 11/01/2020 Su 8:30AM - 4:30PM
  • Staff
Open
18 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class meets at the Phoenix Fire Department Training Academy, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd, Phoenix. This course will involve hands-on skills & physical exertion while wearing FF protective equipment.
      Prerequisite: Successful completion of FSC102, or accredited FF I & II cert, or career FF, or Dept permission.
      *Please contact the FSC office @ 602-787-6782 for approval
      Course fee is for turnout equip and specialized equipment use
      Permission of Department Required
      Flex Start Class
      Class 25580 costs include FSC Course Fee: $50

Battalion Chief Academy (FSC231) 3 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25744 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Paradise Vly Offsite - Other
In Person 10/15/2020 - 10/30/2020 W,Th,F 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: This is a closed course for the 2019 AFCA Battalion Chief Academy under the AZSFTC ESA.
      Class location is at the Avondale Fire Administration, 1825 N. 107th Ave, Avondale 85323
      Class Dates: TBA (must attend all class sessions)
      Permission of Department Required

Victimology and Crisis Management (FSC258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26232 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available

Cooperative Education (FSC296WC) 3 Credits

Work-college experiences that involve the combined efforts of educators and employers to accomplish an outcome related to the career objectives of the students. Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point average and be able to obtain a position related to student's academic or career goals (student's present job may qualify) or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Must be concurrent in at least one class which is related to student's major or career interest or with permission of the Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26224 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Phx Fire Dept. Training Acad
In Person 10/31/2020 - 11/28/2020 Sat 7:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Staff
Open
20 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ***CLOSED delivery for current PFD Members only. Please call (602) 787-6782 for enrollment approval.
      Class meets at the Phoenix Fire Department TA, 2425 W. Lower Buckeye Rd., Phoenix.
      Start date of Class is scheduled for 10/12/2019 (Sat), First day of class will be moved to 10/13/2019 (Sun)
      due to availability of Equipment Resources will mandate the change. Students will be contacted if it is required.
      Class 26224 costs include FSC Course Fee: $80
    • Additional Class Notes: "Fire Service Internship, CE or Special Project": For enrollment approval, contact the Fire Science Program Director at david.sanchez@paradisevalley.edu, or contact the Fire Science office @ (602) 787-6782.
      Orientation Required

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Quarles
Open
14 of 23 Seats Available

Business Communication (GBS233) 3 Credits

Internal and external business communications, including verbal and nonverbal techniques. Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107 with grade of "C" or better, or permission of Department or Division.

General Education Designations: L

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24304 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 09/22/2020 - 12/13/2020 Tu 12:30PM - 1:30PM
  • J. Murphy
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Late start.
      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.

Introduction to Human Geography (GCU102) 3 Credits

Systematic study of human use of the earth. Spatial organization of economic, social, political, and perceptual environments. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38201 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Sommerfeld
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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Robinson
Open
19 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

Introduction to Physical Geography (GPH113) 4 Credits

Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25848 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Hill
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.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 25848 must also enroll in the following lab:
      Class 25849 held Online (K. Hill)

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Douglass
Open
9 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Fehr
Open
23 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • V. Ghosh
Open
5 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
PV Learning Options: 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/28/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Rhuart
Open
15 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Mickelsen
  • L. Espinoza
Open
23 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

The Leader in You (LDR100) 3 Credits

Introductory exploration and application of leadership theories, concepts and practices for college students that want to make a difference in a changing world. Provides the concept of the relational leadership model and how it differs from traditional leadership theories. Focus on self-development of leadership potential through completion of personal and leadership assessments, values exploration and leadership skill applications. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40561 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/16/2020 - 12/11/2020 F 11:00AM - 2:00PM
  • J. Rubin
Open
22 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Live Online Format: 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.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to LiveOnline for Fall 2020.

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Craig
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).
      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.

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: Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT120, OR MAT121, OR MAT122 OR MAT126. Prerequisites: A grade of B or better in each of the following courses: (MAT055, MAT056, and MAT057), OR a grade of B or better in MAT09+, OR an appropriate district placement.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42323 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Anderson
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.

      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 TI84 calculator is required.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

College Algebra/Functions (MAT151) 4 Credits

Analysis and interpretation of the behavior and nature of functions including linear, quadratic, higher-order polynomials, rational, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, and piecewise-defined functions; systems of equations, using multiple methods including matrices, and modeling and solving real world problems. Note: MAT151 students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT150, OR MAT151, OR MAT152, OR MAT155, OR MAT156, OR MAT187. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT095, or MAT096, or MAT114, or MAT115, or MAT12+, OR an appropriate district placement for MAT15+, OR permission of Department/Division Chair.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT1151
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42201 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Childs
Open
2 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 84 calculator is required.
    • Additional Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Brief Calculus (MAT212) 3 Credits

Introduction to the theory, techniques and applications of the differential and integral calculus of functions with problems related to business, life, and the social sciences. Note: Students may receive credit for only one of the following: MAT212 or MAT213. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, or MAT187, or an appropriate District placement.

General Education Designations: MA

SUN# MAT2212
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42204 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Anderson
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.

      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.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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
PV Learning Options: 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.

Media and Society (MCO120) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25173 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • W. Templar Jr
Open
1 of 16 Seats Available

Owning and Operating a Small Business (MGT253) 3 Credits

Starting, organizing, and operating a small business, including location, finance management processes, advertisement and promotion, credit, inventory control and ethics. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24305 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Birkmann
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Oakley
Open
6 of 15 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

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
25261 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020 Tu,Th 2:00PM - 3:15PM
  • J. Lougheed
Open
10 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Flex Start Class
      Course fees cover online access to course materials including the textbook, quizzes, and exams.
      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.
      Class 25261 costs include MHL Course Fee: $41
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25474 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Anthony
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
      Course fees cover online access to course materials including the textbook, quizzes, and exams.
      Class 25474 costs include MHL Course Fee: $41

Advertising Principles (MKT263) 3 Credits

Introduces the advertising function within business, including media study, creative strategies, and advertising campaigns. Prerequisites: None. MKT271 suggested, but not required.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24235 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Preston-Ortiz
Open
3 of 23 Seats Available

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
PV Learning Options: 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

Audio Production Internship (MUC297AC) 3 Credits

Music Internship work experience in a business or industry eighty (80) hours of designated work per credit. Note: MUC297AC may be repeated for a total of twelve (12) credit hours. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26245 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Reed
Open
5 of 5 Seats Available

Industry Telemetry Nursing (NCE274) 4 Credits

Overview of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and the conduction system. Demonstration of a cardiac assessment, review of normal and abnormal lab values, arrhythmias, and cardiac abnormalities seen on an electrocardiogram (ECG). Introduction to medications specific to the cardiac patient. Overview of cardiac procedures, nursing interventions, and emergency treatment. Prerequisites: Current Arizona Registered Nurse (RN) license or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
41003 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Q 513 Nursing Classroom
Hybrid 10/26/2020 - 12/05/2020 F,Sat 8:00AM - 2:00PM
  • D. Petersen
  • K. Johnston-Messenger
  • D. Martin
Open
29 of 32 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Format: This is a Hybrid Class. HYBRID Format: Blends classroom instruction with required out-of-class online learning. Requires reliable internet access outside of classroom. See syllabus for specific class dates. Contact the Center for distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.

      Online Tuesdays 10/27, 11/3/ 11/10/ 11/17, 12/1 and/or Thursdays 10/29, 11/5/ 11/12, 11/19, 12/3

      Class/lab will meet in Q513 on Fridays 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4 or Saturdays 11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5


      Description: Overview of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and the conduction system. Demonstration of a cardiac assessment, review of normal and abnormal lab values, arrhythmias, and cardiac abnormalities seen on an electrocardiogram (ECG). Introduction to medications specific to the cardiac patient. Overview of cardiac procedures, nursing interventions, and emergency treatment.

      Requisites: Prerequisites: Current Arizona Registered Nurse (RN) license or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license or permission of Instructor.

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 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
24796 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/12/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
48 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
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25687 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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

Physical Conditioning (PED101PC) 1 Credit

Exercise program with access to free weights, strength machines and cardio equipment. Prerequisites: None. Note: PED101PC may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24828 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
N/A
Hybrid 10/05/2020 - 12/10/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
34 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Softball Conditioning class for advanced athletes.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 24828 costs include PED Course Fee: $15
    • Additional Class Notes: This is a HYBRID class blending face-to-face (in person in the PVCC Fitness Center) and required out of class online learning 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. All of the Physical Conditioning classes include the use of the Fitness Center in F110. Covers the body mechanics and performance techniques as related to strength and conditioning for advanced athletes.

Physical Conditioning - Intermediate (PED102PC) 1 Credit

Intermediate level exercise program with access to free weights, strength machines and cardio equipment. Not recommended for the beginner. Prerequisites: None. Prior experience recommended. Note: PED102PC may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24910 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
N/A
Hybrid 10/05/2020 - 12/10/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
34 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Softball conditioning class for advanced athletes.
      Flex Start Class
      Class 24910 costs include PED Course Fee: $15
    • Additional Class Notes: This is a HYBRID class blending face-to-face (in person in the PVCC Fitness Center) and required out of class online learning 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.
      All of the Physical Conditioning classes include the use of the Fitness Center in F110.

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
PV Learning Options: 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
24755 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
44 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
PV Learning Options: 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
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24927 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/12/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
48 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

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
24902 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24896 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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

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
24897 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24903 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: 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

Physical Conditioning - Advanced (PED201PC) 1 Credit

Advanced level training program with access to free weights, strength machines and cardio equipment. Prerequisites: None. Prior experience at competitive level recommended. Note: PED201PC may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24905 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
N/A
Hybrid 10/05/2020 - 12/10/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
34 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Softball conditioning For Advanced Athletes.
      Class 24905 costs include PED Course Fee: $15
    • Additional Class Notes: This is a HYBRID class blending face-to-face (in person in the PVCC Fitness Center) and required out of class online learning 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.
      All of the Physical Conditioning classes include the use of the Fitness Center in F110.
      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
PV Learning Options: 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.

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
26218 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Berry
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).

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Blair
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available

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
25368 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Schmidt
Open
6 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 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.

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Wiggins
Open
16 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Sada
Open
8 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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Diefert
Open
14 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      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).

Hiking (REC155AG) 1 Credit

Development of safe and enjoyable hiking skills. Essentials and requirements for safe hiking. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26023 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Paradise Vly Offsite - Other
In Person 11/03/2020 - 11/22/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Parafinik
Open
7 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Hiking 3 Summits Phoenix - Experience three (3) beautiful hikes around the Valley of the Sun (Phoenix area). This class will be three (3) sessions which each day hiking at different local mountain. Hiking to the summit is not mandatory. Basic level of fitness required. Must have reliable transportation to meet at offsite locations and good hiking shoes. All details explained during first class orientation. First orientation class is Tuesday, Nov. 3rd, 6:00pm at Scottsdale Community College in PE137. This is a onetime orientation meeting. Date of the classes are; Friday, Nov. 6, Saturday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov 22nd. Enrollment limit – 15. Email the instructor for more information at j7win@yahoo.com.
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class

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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • P. Crowley
Open
11 of 23 Seats Available

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
25335 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Marion
Open
2 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.
      Flex Start Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Sustainable World (SUS110) 3 Credits

Introduction to the field of sustainability and exploration of the interaction between human and natural global systems. Framework for analyzing and investigating the global challenges such as land use change, competition for water and other natural resources, and renewable energy concerns and crises. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25685 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 09/21/2020 - 11/30/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Fehr
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
PV Learning Options: Online
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Callahan
Open
9 of 23 Seats Available

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
24601 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
Distance Learn PV: LiveOnline
Live Online 10/19/2020 - 11/22/2020 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
16 of 16 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Reserved for cast and crew members
      Flex Start Class
      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.