Puvana Ganesan, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Communication

Communication, Theatre & Film Arts

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: 250

480-654-7792

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday

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Online

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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

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 www.mesacc.edu/elearning/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 Started

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 www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information.
Class 17561 Students may contact instructor at: puvana.ganesan@mesacc.edu

Fall 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
34997
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

21 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
34957
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

34968
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
Mo
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

35383
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

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
34958
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Open

22 of 24
Seats Available

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
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020
Tu
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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

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