CAC’s new campus in the city of Maricopa opens Jan. 2 with array of classes

MARICOPA, Ariz. - After roughly 12 months of construction, Central Arizona College's new campus in the city of Maricopa will open for business on Wednesday, Jan. 2, with array of classes.

CAC will offer a variety of courses at both the new campus and the existing Maricopa Center when the spring semester begins on Friday, Jan. 18, after 4:30 p.m.

Students can register online at or visit the Maricopa Center located at 20800 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite 104.

The new campus is located at 17945 N. Regent Drive adjacent to the Legacy Traditional School.

Included in the unique course offerings in Maricopa are:

ACC 121 - Income Tax Fundamentals - Tuesdays - 6-8:45 p.m.
Theory, rules and procedures used in preparing Federal Income Tax Returns for individuals, corporations and partnerships both manually and with the use of computer software.

AJS 230 - The Police Function - Thursdays, 6-8 p.m.
Theories of procedures and methods of operation of public police emphasizing discretionary powers, with a survey of career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement.

ART 107 - Painting I - Thursdays - 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
An introduction to painting, techniques and subject matter with emphasis on skill building.

BUS 122 - Small Business Management - Thursdays, 3-4:15 p.m.
Factors in planning, owning and managing a small business with use of case materials to develop entrepreneurship and managerial/marketing skills.

CIS 123 - Introduction to Programming - Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45 p.m.
Introduction to structured programming techniques and various logic tools including flowcharting, pseudocode, and other tools that represent algorithms. Problem analysis is based on the input/process/output cycle using appropriate case studies.

CUL 110 - Asian Cuisine - Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Discover the unique flavors, ingredients and culinary traditions of Asian cuisine through this hands-on class. Appreciate the differences between Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese cooking ingredients and techniques. Learn to make your favorite Asian appetizers, soups, entrees and desserts.

ENG 200 - Intro to Creative Writing - Mondays & Wednesdays, 3-4:15 p.m.
An introduction to the craft of various literary forms (creative non-fiction, poetry and fiction) emphasizing readings, composing practice, and revising various creative pieces for an audience.

SPA 102 - Elementary Spanish II - Wednesdays 6-9:30 p.m.
Refinement of basic communication skills in Spanish, emphasizing reading, writing, speaking and listening exercises. Survey of cultural norms, beliefs and traditions from areas where Spanish is spoken.

To register for these or any of the other courses offered in Maricopa, speak with an academic advisor, contact the Maricopa Center at 520-494-6400, or visit

Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814