Christina Ahles

Residential Faculty - Psychology

Psychological Science

Office: BP 43A - Room: 18

480-461-7037

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM9:00 AM - 10:15 AM10:30 AM - 11:15 AM9:00 AM - 10:15 AM 
    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

Spring 2024

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
27453
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
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
27507
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

Notes: Honors Program Only

27901
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

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.

Course Notes: 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
27477
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Concurrent enrollment required in PSY230 27477 and PSY231 28338 with the same instructor

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
28338

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 28338 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Concurrent enrollment required in PSY230 27477 and PSY231 28338 with the same instructor.

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
27506

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 27506 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

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.

Course Notes: 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
27512
Dobson Campus

Online Course

Independent Study
Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 27512 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

27515
Dobson Campus

Online Course

Independent Study
Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

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 27515 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Summer 2024

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.

Course Notes: Honors students enrolled in PSY101 must enroll in PSY102.

General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14869

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Open

2 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 14869 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

14870

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 06/27/2024

Open

2 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 14870 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
14875

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

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 14875 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

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
14152
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 14152 This course is reserved for students in the FYEP First Year Experience Program.

14156

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

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.

Class 14156 Students may contact instructor at christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

14160

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

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 14160 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

14193

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

24 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 14193 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
14173
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

10 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

14203
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

11 of 20
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.

Course Notes: 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
14177
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

3 of 12
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
14183

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

5 of 12
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 14183 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

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
14170

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

23 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 14170 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

16244

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

8 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 16244: Recommended for PSY101 students. Attend orientation during first two weeks of class.

Honors Program Only

Class 16244 Students may contact instructor at: christina.ahles@mesacc.edu

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