Matched 59 Courses / 69 Classes

Introduction to Criminal Justice (AJS101) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# AJS1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38099 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Rego
Open
21 of 23 Seats Available

Ethics and the Administration of Justice (AJS123) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: HU

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

Current Issues In Criminal Justice (AJS200) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

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

Criminalistics: Biological Evidence (AJS216) 3 Credits

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

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

Criminology (AJS225) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

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

The Police Function (AJS230) 3 Credits

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

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

Victimology and Crisis Management (AJS258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

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

Procedural Criminal Law (AJS260) 3 Credits

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

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

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
8 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
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Ordway
Open
2 of 23 Seats Available

Introduction to Digital Arts (ART100) 1 Credit

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

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

Microcomputer Set Up And Maintenance (BPC125) 1 Credit

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

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

Safety In Early Childhood Settings (CFS125) 1 Credit

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

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

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.

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

Introduction to Writing Poetry (CRW160) 3 Credits

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

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

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

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

General Education Designations: C, HU, L

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

Observing Young Children (ECH270) 1 Credit

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

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

Math for the Young Child (ECH273) 1 Credit

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

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

Literacy Development and the Young Child (ECH275) 1 Credit

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

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

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

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

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

Discipline/Guidance Of Child Groups (ECH282) 1 Credit

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

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

Professional Development in Early Childhood Education (ECH287) 1 Credit

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

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

Victimology and Crisis Management (EMT258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

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

First-Year Composition (ENG101) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: FYC

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

First-Year Composition (ENG102) 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.

General Education Designations: FYC

SUN# ENG1102
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24438 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Peevey
Open
5 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Flex Start Class
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24451 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Southerly
Open
8 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24403 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Greenfield
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36828 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Peevey
Open
7 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class
      Online Format:
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.
      Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020.

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
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Kessler
Open
8 of 15 Seats Available

Introduction to Exercise Science (EXS101) 3 Credits

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

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

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
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. This class meets half of the time as a live online class and the other half as an online 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.

      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
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. This class meets half of the time as a live online class and the other half as an online 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.

      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
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/16/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Heuser
Open
18 of 23 Seats Available

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

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

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

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

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24760 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/28/2020 - 10/26/2020 M N/A
  • M. Rabasca
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Requires reliable internet access. An online briefing must be completed prior to beginning this course. Please go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-courses to begin your briefing. Access Canvas by the first day of class and click on "Getting Started" for instructions to begin your course. Contact the Center for Distance Learning for more information: 602.787.6754.
      In-person ServSafe Exam Required, proctored by instructor last class period.

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

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
8 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".

Introduction To Fire Protection (FSC106) 3 Credits

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

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

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention (FSC108) 3 Credits

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

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

Emergency Preparedness (FSC147) 3 Credits

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

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

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
  • D. Sanchez
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

Landform Processes (GPH211) 4 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SQ

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

Healthful Living (HES100) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

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

History of Eastern Civilizations to 1850 (HIS113) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, H, HU, SB

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

Information Without Borders: Research in a Global Society (IFS210) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
25741 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Mickelsen
  • L. Espinoza
Open
22 of 23 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: -A textbook is NOT required for this class
      Online Format:
      - Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754.  
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Flex Start Class

American Jazz and Popular Music (MHL145) 3 Credits

The study of cultural and social contributions to the evolution of American jazz and popular music from the mid-1800's to present. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: C, HU

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

Rock Music and Culture (MHL153) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: H, HU

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

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

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
ONLINE
Online 10/12/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
47 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      1.0 Pass/No Credit Late Start class. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

      This is an ONLINE course that includes the option of LIVE ONLINE WORKOUTS or PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WORKOUTS in addition to online learning activities through Canvas. This course requires reliable Web and e-mail access for communication and assignments outside of the classroom. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6754
    • Additional Class Notes: Flex Start Class
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25687 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/22/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
98 of 100 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      1.0 Pass/No Credit Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

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

Fitness (PED114) 1.5 Credits

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

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

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

Lifetime Fitness (PED115) 2 Credits

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

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24927 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/12/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Voeller
Open
46 of 50 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Due to COVID19 impact; this course was transitioned from In person to fully Online for Fall 2020.
      2 credit, letter grade late start Fitness Center option. All new Fitness Center members must complete the online orientation module in Canvas.
      Course Description: Fitness activity and wellness study to help develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress management, and proper nutrition. Workout includes warm-up/stretch, aerobic exercise, selected strength exercises, and cool down/stretch. May be repeated for credit. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 602-787-7270.

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

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

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

Cardiovascular Fitness (PED116) 2 Credits

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

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

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

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

Weight Training For Wellness (PED117) 2 Credits

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

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

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

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

Psychology and Culture (PSY132) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, G, SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
25582 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/13/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Blair
Open
4 of 23 Seats Available

Developmental Psychology (PSY240) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

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

Abnormal Psychology (PSY266) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: SB

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

Successful College Reading (RDG100) 3 Credits

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

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

Introduction to Sociology (SOC101) 3 Credits

The systematic study of social behavior and human groups, particularly the influence of culture, socialization, social structure, stratification, social institutions, differentiation by region, race, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, class, and socio/cultural change upon people's attitudes and behaviors. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

SUN# SOC1101
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
24170 Fall 2020 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020 N/A N/A
  • P. Crowley
Open
6 of 23 Seats Available

Victimology and Crisis Management (SWU258) 3 Credits

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

General Education Designations: C, SB

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

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
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.