Patricia A. Avila

Adjunct Faculty



915-238-3139 (mobile)

Office Hours

 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM 
 11:25 AM - 11:55 AM 11:25 AM - 11:55 AM 
 By appointment By appointment 

Office hours will be held in classroom 30 minutes before start of class.  

Classes Taught

Fall 2023

ESL201 English as a Second Language III 6 Credits

High-intermediate language instruction for English language learners to build proficiency in academic and professional listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Focuses on integrated reading and writing skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESL102, or (ESL102AA and ESL102AB), or appropriate ESL placement score, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability

Live Online

Live Online
08/21/2023 - 12/15/2023
5:45 PM - 8:25 PM

Class Started

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 for additional information.

Class 34635 Students may contact instructor at:

RDG100 Successful College Reading 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.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ALT100, or RDG081, or ESL202, or appropriate reading placement, or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: Any 100-level course in another content area, or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Students who test into RDG091 are now able to satisfy the RDG091 requirement with RDG100. This class is designed to help students read the necessary college level material used in a companion course in another discipline. Students must be co-enrolled in any introductory course in another content area to take RDG100.

It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Reading/Writing Boot Camps that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit for more information and to register.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
Dobson Campus
In Person
08/21/2023 - 10/13/2023
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

Notes: This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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