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

Summer 2020

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
17320
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 06/25/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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.

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

17561
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 07/16/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 17561 Students may contact instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

Fall 2020

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
34944
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 34944 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
34997
Red Mountain Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

1 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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.

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

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
34957
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 34957 Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device with internet access and webcam with microphone. Students may contact instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

35383
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 35383 Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device with internet access and webcam with microphone. Students may contact instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

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
34958
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 34958 Students are required to have access to a webcam and microphone unless otherwise specified. Students may contact instructor at puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu for more information.

Fall 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
35150
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020
Tu
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

16 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 35150 Students are required to have access to a webcam and microphone unless otherwise specified. Students may contact the instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu for more information.

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