Christina Ahles

Residential Faculty - Psychology

Psychological Science

Office: BP 43A - Room: 18

480-461-7037

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
    By appointment

If the above office hours do not fit your schedule, please email me at christina.ahles@mesacc.edu to request an alternative meeting time.

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Credits
Overview of the study and methods of psychological science. Includes an introduction to subfields such as biopsychology, learning, memory, development, social, and psychological disorders. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29434
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29434 Students may contact instructor at christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

29438
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

29497
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29497 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

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
29452
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

Notes: Honors Program Only

29487
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

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 eligibility for MAT14+ or higher as indicated by appropriate district mathematics placement) 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
29456
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

PSY231 Laboratory for Statistics 1 Credits
Applications of inferential and descriptive statistics to statistical software in the field of psychology.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: PSY230.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29463
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29463 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

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: A grade of C or better in PSY101 or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29493
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29493 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2022

PSY102 Introduction to Psychology Lab 1 Credits
Optional laboratory designed to accompany PSY101. Application of psychological principles in areas such as learning, memory, emotion, motivation, cognition, language, development, personality, and intelligence.
Prerequisites or Corequisites: PSY101 or permission of instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29450
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

18 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 29450: Recommended for PSY101 students. Attend orientation during first two weeks of class.

This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Spring 2023

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3 Credits
Overview of the study and methods of psychological science. Includes an introduction to subfields such as biopsychology, learning, memory, development, social, and psychological disorders. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29268
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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
29322
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

16 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

29289
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

13 of 16
Seats Available

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 eligibility for MAT14+ or higher as indicated by appropriate district mathematics placement) 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
29292
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

PSY231 Laboratory for Statistics 1 Credits
Applications of inferential and descriptive statistics to statistical software in the field of psychology.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: PSY230.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29296
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

10 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29296 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

30206
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

10 of 10
Seats Available

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 https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 30206 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

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: A grade of C or better in PSY101 or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29321
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29321 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2023

PSY102 Introduction to Psychology Lab 1 Credits
Optional laboratory designed to accompany PSY101. Application of psychological principles in areas such as learning, memory, emotion, motivation, cognition, language, development, personality, and intelligence.
Prerequisites or Corequisites: PSY101 or permission of instructor.
Recommended for PSY101 students. Attend orientation first two weeks of class. Orientation schedule will be posted beside room AD 2 prior to beginning of classes.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29327
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29327 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

29329
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29329 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

29330
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
03/06/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29330 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

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