Puvana Ganesan

Residential Faculty - Communication

Communication, Theatre & Film Arts

Cultural Science

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: 250

480-654-7792

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM1:15 PM - 2:30 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM1:15 PM - 2:30 PM12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Office hours are also available by appointment

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

COM225 Public Speaking 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: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26158
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Ended

COM230 Small Group Communication 3 Credits
Principles and processes of small groups and development of skills for participation and leadership in small group settings. Practice in problem solving, decision making, and information sharing. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26117
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Class Ended

26128
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
Mo
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Ended

26615
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Honors Program Only

COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 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: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Global Awareness [G], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26118
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Class Ended

Fall Flex Start 2019

COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 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: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Global Awareness [G], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26353
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
10/15/2019 - 12/13/2019
Tu
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Ended

Notes: CLS# Hybrid classes combine reduced, regularly scheduled classroom meetings with required learning activities conducted via the Internet. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started. Students may contact instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

GLO298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
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 are made 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26413
Red Mountain Campus
INST OFF
Lab
09/09/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

GLO298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmoshpere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment are made 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
42936
Red Mountain Campus
INST OFF
Lab
10/18/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

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

Spring 2020

COM225 Public Speaking 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: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26772
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

4 of 24
Seats Available

COM230 Small Group Communication 3 Credits
Principles and processes of small groups and development of skills for participation and leadership in small group settings. Practice in problem solving, decision making, and information sharing. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26737
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

10 of 24
Seats Available

26736
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

6 of 24
Seats Available

COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 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: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Global Awareness [G], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27195
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
Tu
1:25 PM - 4:25 PM

Open

11 of 22
Seats Available

Notes: Class 27195 is intended for CCIP students

27385
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Open

8 of 24
Seats Available

GLO298AA Special Projects 1 Credits
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 are made 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27630
Red Mountain Campus
Instructor's Office
Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

5 of 5
Seats Available

GLO298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmoshpere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment are made 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.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
37576
Red Mountain Campus
INST OFF
Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

4 of 5
Seats Available

Spring Flex Start 2020

COM263 Elements of Intercultural Communication 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: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Global Awareness [G], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26805
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
03/19/2020 - 05/08/2020
Th
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

9 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

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