Paradise Valley University College Ethiopia


Paradise Valley University College Ethiopia

Paradise Valley University College Ethiopia

About Us

Paradise Valley University College in Ethiopia (PVCC) is one of ten colleges, two skill centers, a corporate college and multiple satellite centers of the Maricopa County Community College District, an organization dedicated to educational excellence and to meeting the needs of businesses and the community of citizens in Maricopa County, Arizona. PVCC serves a predominately residential area in northeast Phoenix and northern Maricopa County. The college offers traditional programs in general education and transfer degrees as well as certificates and degrees in a number of occupational fields.

About our College

PVCC was established in 1985 as the Northeast Valley Education Center, a division of Scottsdale Community College. In 1987, classes were offered at the current location under the name Paradise Valley Community College Center.  The college has grown from a per-semester enrollment in 1987 of 3,700 to 9,477 (Fall 2013). The college’s unduplicated headcount per year is over 14,000 (Fall 2013).  PVCC had seen enrollment growth between 2-7% each semester; however, beginning in 2011-2012 there has been a steady decline. Coincident with past enrollment growth has been an increase in the number of faculty: from 27 full-time residential faculty in 1987 to 117 in 2013 along with 450 adjunct faculty. The total number of employees has grown from 62 in 1987 to over 695 today (including adjunct faculty).

Demographics

In the Fall of 2013, PVCC undergraduate student population was 9,477.  Of these, 28% were full-time and 72% were part-time.  43% are Male and 56% are Female, 2% were American Indian, 3% were Asian-Pacific Islander, 4% were African American, 15% were Hispanic, 64% were Caucasian, and 12% were other or more than one race.

Our Mission: Paradise Valley College   Ethiopia

The Mission of Paradise Valley University College in Ethiopia is to educate the whole person and to serve our students and our communities by providing learning opportunities that are designed to help them achieve their goals.

PVCC provides diverse learning opportunities including:

  • University transfer education
  • General education
  • Developmental education
  • Continuing Education
  • Community Education
  • Workforce development
  • Student development
  • Honors education
  • Global engagement
  • Civic responsibility

PVCC provides access to these opportunities in a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment.  As a college committed to learning and continuous quality improvement, PVCC annually assesses and publishes reports concerning the effectiveness of our programs and services.

Our Vision: Paradise Valley College   Ethiopia

Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) aspires to be the higher learning organization of choice by creating engaging lifelong educational relationships that inspire and support all learners to increase their capacity for personal growth and positive social change.

Our Core Value: Paradise Valley College  Ethiopia

Learning is the core value of Paradise Valley Community College. PVCC encourages and supports learning at three levels — student, employee and organizational — and the integrative relationship between the three levels. Learning at Paradise Valley Community College means increasing the capacity of our students, our employees and the college itself, to achieve their goals. PVCC acknowledges organizational learning as a means to continuously improve our college.

Our Supporting Values: Paradise Valley College   Ethiopia

Integrity
We uphold ethical behavior in all that we do; we value accountability, transparency, fairness and honesty.
Diversity
We honor all individuals and their different viewpoints to promote an inclusive campus environment.
Innovation
We value and support innovation.  We encourage informed risk-taking that holds the promise of enhancing student, employee and organizational learning.  We view a good faith unsuccessful attempt not as failure, but rather as a rich opportunity to learn.
Partnerships
We are committed to building and sustaining internal and external relationships that enhance learning.
Excellence
We expect greatness in all that we do to advance student, employee and organizational success.
Sustainability
We practice organizational, social, economic and environmental responsibility.

Degree and Certificate Programs: Paradise Valley College  Ethiopia

Explore your future at Paradise Valley Community College. Your journey begins here with the educational choices offered at Paradise Valley that can help you achieve your dreams and transform your life. Some programs and career pathways may require transferring to a university for program completion, and possibly an advanced degree. Other college offerings will allow you to work toward an associate degree or certificate to help you enter the job market sooner. No matter your interests, at Paradise Valley your success is our success.

Academic Certificate (AC)

Title Award type Checksheet Program
Communication Competence in the Workplace AC Business Programs
Creative Writing AC Creative Writing
Global Studies AC International Business and Studies
Language and Literary Culture of the USA AC Language and Literary Culture
Sustainability AC Sustainability
Women’s Studies AC Women Studies

Certificate of Completion (CCL)

Title Award type Checksheet Program
Accounting Specialized Para-Professional CCL Accounting
Administrative Professional CCL Computer Technology
Adobe Foundations CCL Computer Technology
Audio Production Technologies CCL Music: Audio Production and Business
Child Development Associate (CDA) Preparation CCL Early Childhood Education
Computer Information Systems CCL Computer Technology
Computer Information Technology CCL Computer Technology
Computer Networking Technology CCL Computer Technology
Computer Systems Maintenance CCL Computer Technology
Driver Operator CCL Fire Science Technology
Early Childhood Education CCL Early Childhood Education
Emergency Management CCL Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Technology CCL Emergency Management
Entrepreneurial Studies Level I CCL Business Programs
Entrepreneurial Studies Level II CCL Business Programs
Fire Investigation CCL Fire Science Technology
Fire Officer Leadership CCL Fire Science Technology
Fire Science CCL Fire Science Technology
Fire Service Professional CCL Fire Science Technology
Firefighter Operations CCL Fire Science Technology
General Business CCL Business Programs
Healthcare Technology Systems (HLC/DOE FA Hold) CCL Healthcare Technology Systems
International Business CCL International Business and Studies
Journalism and New Media Studies CCL Journalism
Linux Professional CCL Computer Technology
Management CCL Business Programs
Marketing CCL Business Programs
Microcomputer Accounting CCL Business Programs
Microsoft Desktop Support Technology CCL Computer Technology
Microsoft Office Specialist CCL Computer Technology
Microsoft Technical Specialist CCL Computer Technology
Middle Management CCL Business Programs
Music Business CCL Music: Audio Production and Business
Nurse Assisting CCL Nursing
Organizational Leadership CCL Business Programs
Paramedicine CCL Emergency Management
Personal Training Specialist CCL Wellness
Practical Nursing CCL Nursing
Programming and System Analysis CCL Computer Technology
Small Business Start-Up CCL Business Programs
Sports Management (HLC/DOE FA Hold) CCL
Teaching Healing Meditation for Stress Management CCL Wellness
Web Design CCL Computer Technology
Web Developer CCL Computer Technology

Associates in Applied Science (AAS)

Title Award type Checksheet Program
Accounting – Specialized Para-Professional AAS Accounting
Administration of Justice AAS Administration of Justice
Administrative Professional AAS Computer Technology
Advanced Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedic) AAS Emergency Management
Audio Production Technologies AAS Music: Audio Production and Business
Computer Information Systems AAS Computer Technology
Computer Information Technology AAS Computer Technology
Dietetic Technology AAS Dietetic Technology
Early Childhood Education AAS Early Childhood Education
Emergency Response and Operations AAS Emergency Management
Exercise Science and Personal Training AAS Wellness
Fire Service Professional AAS Fire Science Technology
General Business Specialized AAS Business Programs
Healthcare Technology Systems AAS Healthcare Technology Systems
Management AAS Business Programs
Marketing AAS Business Programs
Microsoft Networking Technology AAS Computer Technology
Music Business AAS Music: Audio Production and Business
Nursing AAS Nursing
Programming and System Analysis AAS Computer Technology

General Education Degrees

Title Award type Checksheet Program
Associate in Arts AA Checksheet
Associate in Arts, Elementary Education (AAEE) AAEE Checksheet
Associate in Arts, Fine Arts – Art (AA-Art) AAFA-Art Checksheet
Associate in Arts, Fine Arts – Dance (AA-Dance) AAFA-Dance Checksheet
Associate in Arts, Fine Arts – Theatre (AA-Theatre) AAFA-Theatre Checksheet
Associate in Business General Requirements ABUS-GR Checksheet
Associate in Business Special Requirements ABUS-SR Checksheet
Arizona General Education Curriculum – A AGEC-A Checksheet
Arizona General Education Curriculum – B AGEC-B Checksheet
Arizona General Education Curriculum – S AGEC-S Checksheet
Associate in General Studies AGS Checksheet
Associate in Science AS Checksheet
Contact us: Paradise Valley College  Ethiopia
FIND US
18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, Arizona
@PVCCAZ
Call +1 602-787-6500