Puvana Ganesan, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Communication

Communication, Theatre & Film Arts

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: 250

480-654-7792

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

Online

 

Online

Online

 
By appointment    

Office hours are available online by appointment

Classes Taught

Spring 2023

COM100 Introduction to Human Communication 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: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29619
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 03/10/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29619 Students are required to have access to a webcam and microphone unless otherwise specified. Students may contact instructor at puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

COM207 Introduction to Communication Inquiry 3 Credits
Overview of theory and methodological practice in communication with particular attention to scholarly writing skills. Emphasis on development of critical thinking skills through active participation in the research process.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107 or equivalent, and COM100 or equivalent, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29434
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29434 Students are required to have access to a webcam and microphone unless otherwise specified. Students may contact instructor at puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

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
29453
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2023

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
34512
Dobson Campus
TBA
In Person
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Open

1 of 8
Seats Available

29477
Red Mountain Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
03/20/2023 - 05/12/2023
We
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Closed

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29477 Students may contact the instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Class 29477 Enrollment by department permission/consent.

29848
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29848 Students may contact instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

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