Christina Ahles

Residential Faculty - Psychology

Program Director :

Psychological Science

Office: BP 43A - Room: 19

480-461-7037

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
By appointment  By appointment 

Classes Taught

Spring 2020

PSY132 Psychology and Culture 3 Credits
Presents current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture using examples from a variety of contexts within western and global societies. Highlights topics in cross-cultural psychology, such as intergroup relations, diverse cognitive styles, ethnocentrism, gender, personality, emotion, language, communication, work and health. The role of enculturation throughout the lifespan will be explored to increase awareness of how behavioral and cognitive principles affect interactions in a multicultural world. 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
26607
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Class Started

Notes: Class 26607 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. 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: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

PSY230 Introduction to Statistics 3 Credits
An introduction to basic concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics, with emphasis upon application to psychology. Consideration given to the methods of data collection, sampling techniques, graphing of data, and the statistical evaluation of data collected through experimentation. Required of psychology majors.
Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in PSY101 and MAT092 or higher MAT course) or (a grade of "C" or better in PSY101 and eligibility for MAT112 or higher as indicated by appropriate mathematics placement test score) or permission of Instructor.
Students must take PSY231 (statistics lab) from the same instructor.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26557
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

Additional Notes: Students must take PSY231 (statistics lab) from the same instructor.

PSY231 Laboratory for Statistics 1 Credits
Applications of inferential and descriptive statistics to computers in the field of psychology. Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: PSY230.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26563
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Closed

26565
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM

Class Started

PSY250 Social Psychology 3 Credits
The scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by other people and situations. Includes how we think about ourselves and others, persuasion and influence, sexual and romantic attraction, friendship and helping others, aggression and prejudice.
Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26604
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Fall 2020

PSY132 Psychology and Culture 3 Credits
Presents current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture using examples from a variety of contexts within western and global societies. Highlights topics in cross-cultural psychology, such as intergroup relations, diverse cognitive styles, ethnocentrism, gender, personality, emotion, language, communication, work and health. The role of enculturation throughout the lifespan will be explored to increase awareness of how behavioral and cognitive principles affect interactions in a multicultural world. 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
34824
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

23 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 34824 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. 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: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

PSY230 Introduction to Statistics 3 Credits
An introduction to basic concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics, with emphasis upon application to psychology. Consideration given to the methods of data collection, sampling techniques, graphing of data, and the statistical evaluation of data collected through experimentation. Required of psychology majors.
Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in PSY101 and MAT092 or higher MAT course) or (a grade of "C" or better in PSY101 and eligibility for MAT112 or higher as indicated by appropriate mathematics placement test score) or permission of Instructor.
Students must take PSY231 (statistics lab) from the same instructor.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34783
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

21 of 24
Seats Available

Additional Notes: Students must take PSY231 (statistics lab) from the same instructor.

PSY231 Laboratory for Statistics 1 Credits
Applications of inferential and descriptive statistics to computers in the field of psychology. Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: PSY230.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34791
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Open

9 of 12
Seats Available

34793
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
10:20 AM - 11:10 AM

Open

12 of 12
Seats Available

PSY250 Social Psychology 3 Credits
The scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by other people and situations. Includes how we think about ourselves and others, persuasion and influence, sexual and romantic attraction, friendship and helping others, aggression and prejudice.
Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of "C" or better, or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34832
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

22 of 25
Seats Available

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