Evening college classes available for Maricopa residents

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Central Arizona College is offering Pinal County residents an educational opportunity geared to working adults, weekend learning.

“This presents an excellent opportunity for busy residents to expand their education,” said CAC Director of Media & Community Events Tom Di Camillo.

The weekend classes, which begin Oct. 15, will be hosted in the Casa Grande Corporate Center, 540 N. Camino Mercado.

The six classes worth three to four credits each are being offered on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Here is the listing of classes and the times and days they are being offered:

Two courses worth three credit hours each will be presented on Friday evenings from 6-8:45 p.m.

ENG102 English Composition IV- CRN#10593 is a hybrid class beginning Oct. 15, and ending Dec. 10. This course takes place in Room 120 and will contain an emphasis on critical thinking, close reading, analysis and advanced research skills through the development, writing and revision of complex arguments (Prerequisite: ENG101).

MAT086 Pre-Algebra – CRN#10598 is a hybrid class also beginning Oct. 15 and ending Dec. 10. This course will be held in Room 135 and reviews the fundamental aspects of algebra, providing a strong base for success in future algebra studies (Prerequisite: MAT082.  Recommended: RDG091).  The instructor, Tom Gamble, can be reached at 520-494-5218, or by email at thomas.gamble@centralaz.edu.

Two courses worth three credit hours each will be presented on Saturday mornings from 8-10:45 a.m.

COM100 Fundamentals of Human Communications – CRN#10590 is a hybrid course beginning Oct. 16 and running through Dec. 11. This course takes place in Room 106 and will cover basic theories, dimensions, concepts of human communicative interaction, behavior in small groups, interpersonal communication and public speaking (Prerequisite: RDG094).  The instructor, Haro S. Nordhues, can be reached at haro.nordhues@centralaz.edu.

ENG100 English Composition II – CRN#10591 is hybrid class beginning Oct. 16 that runs through Dec. 11. This course will be held in Room 120 and is an introduction to academic writing. Emphasis is placed on generating ideas, expressing those ideas in essay form and using one’s writings to identify punctuation, grammar and spelling errors to create effective strategies for correction. The instructor, Robert Kelley, can be reached by email at robert.kelley@centralaz.edu.

One course worth 4 credit hours will be presented on Saturday mornings from 8-11 a.m.

MAT121 Intermediate Algebra, Standard – CRN#10605 is a hybrid, face-to-face and online class beginning Oct. 16 that will end Dec .11. This course takes place in Room 135 and will cover operations/properties of real numbers, exponents and complex numbers; factoring, solution/application of linear and quadratic equations; operations on rational and radical expressions. The instructor, Tom Gamble, can be reached at 520-494-5218, or by email at thomas.gamble@centralaz.edu.

One course worth one credit hour will be presented off campus on Saturday afternoons from 4-4:50 p.m. PAC113 Total Body Conditioning – CRN#11530 will meet at Snap Fitness in Casa Grande beginning Oct. 16 through Dec. 9. The facility is located at 973 E. Cottonwood Lane. Through aerobic exercise, this course covers upper body conditioning, abdominal conditioning, stretching techniques, safety, diet and nutrition. The satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading option is available and the class may be taken four times for credit.

For more information on Weekend College, please call 520-494-6600, or stop by the Corporate Center at 540 N. Camino Mercado in Casa Grande.