Mia Palmer

Residential Faculty - Psychology

Psychological Science

Office: BP 43A - Room: BP A

480-461-7308

480-993-8111 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

If the alloted office hours do not work, I can make an appointment for another 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
27468
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

27452
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 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
27473
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

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
27499
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

Notes: Concurrent enrollment required in PSY230 27499 and PSY231 27482 or PSY231 28578 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
27482

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 27482 Students may contact instructor at: mia.palmer@mesacc.edu

Concurrent enrollment required in PSY230 27499 and PSY231 27482 or PSY231 28578 with the same instructor.

28578

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 28578 Students may contact instructor at: mia.palmer@mesacc.edu

Concurrent enrollment required in PSY230 27499 and PSY231 27482 or PSY231 28578 with the same instructor.

Spring Flex Start 2024

PSY240 Developmental Psychology 3 Credits

Human development from conception through death. Includes biological, physical, cognitive, emotional, and sociocultural development across various ages.

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
27501

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 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 27501 Students may contact instructor at: mia.palmer@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

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
15298
MC OFFSITE

Japan

Study Abroad
Lecture
05/13/2024 - 06/25/2024

Class Started

Notes: This course is part of the Japan study abroad program which takes place in Japan. There are additional program fees. For information, please contact the Study Abroad Office at: https://www.mesacc.edu/study-abroad.

Class 15298 This class is in person for two weeks in Japan (6/2-6/17) and the rest of the time is online. Students may contact instructor at: mia.palmer@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
14202
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

12 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
14209
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

3 of 20
Seats Available

14210

Online Course

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

Open

18 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 14210 Students may contact instructor at mia.palmer@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.

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
14198
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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
14200

Online Course

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

Open

6 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 14200 Students may contact instructor at mia.palmer@mesacc.edu

14515

Online Course

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

Open

9 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 14515:@ Students may contact instructor at mia.palmer@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 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
14159

Online Course

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

Open

21 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 14159 Students may contact instructor at: mia.palmer@mesacc.edu.

14839

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 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 14839 Students may contact instructor at: mia.palmer@mesacc.edu

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