Ly Tran-Nguyen, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Psychological Science

Psychological Science

Office: BP 43A - Room: BP016

480-461-7925

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM10:30 AM - 11:30 AM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM10:30 AM - 11:30 AM10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Office hours are also available by appointment.

Classes Taught

Spring 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
28742
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

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
28762
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 28762 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@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 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
29310
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/19/2022 - 05/13/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

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
29737
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 29737 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

29740
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 29740 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

PSY275 Biopsychology 4 Credits
Biological foundations of sensation, perception, motivation, emotion, cognition and psychopathology. Designed for students in the life sciences.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101 or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28800
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
Tu
12:00 PM - 2:20 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28800 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

Spring 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.
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
28810
Dobson Campus
Online Course
Independent Study
Lab
01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 28810 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@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
29427
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/21/2022 - 05/13/2022

Class Ended

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 29427 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

Summer 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.
Honors students enrolled in PSY101 must enroll in PSY102.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15889
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

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 15889 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran.nguyen@mesacc.edu

15892
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

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 15892 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu@mesacc.edu

15893
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

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 15893 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu@mesacc.edu

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 during first week of class. Orientation schedule will be posted by room AD 2 prior to beginning of classes.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15960
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

Open

13 of 15
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 15960 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@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
15898
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/31/2022 - 07/21/2022

Open

5 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 15898 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

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
29436
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

23 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 29436 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

29437
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 29437 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@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
29453
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

16 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.

Students may contact instructor at ly.tran.nguyen@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 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
29454
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

13 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
29459
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

3 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 29459 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

29460
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

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 29460 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

PSY275 Biopsychology 4 Credits
Biological foundations of sensation, perception, motivation, emotion, cognition and psychopathology. Designed for students in the life sciences.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PSY101 or permission of Instructor.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31002
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
10:00 AM - 12:20 PM

Open

12 of 14
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 31002 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@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
29448
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: 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.

Class 29448 Students may contact instructor at: ly.tran-nguyen@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

B.S. in Psychology

M.A. and Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience

 

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