Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. The discipline emphasizes the use of critical thinking and the scientific method to ask questions, acquire and evaluate information, and solve problems. Thus, psychology represents a method of inquiry that can be a useful tool for students with a variety of interests and career goals.


The Psychology Department at Madera Community College Center offers a diverse curriculum covering a range of topics including introduction to research methods, statistics for the behavioral sciences, abnormal psychology, social psychology, human sexuality, lifespan and human development

Faculty

Antoniette Aizon, PhD (Full-time)*
Lacy Barnes, PhD (Full-time)*
Gurpreet Brar-Mackie
Krista Hall*
Mark Hernandez, PhD
Susan Lowe 
Adam Smith, PhD
*Teaches at Oakhurst (Distance Learning or On-Ground)

Courses

PSY-2 General Psychology**
PSY-16 Abnormal Psychology**
PSY-25 Human Sexuality
PSY-38 Lifespan and Human Development
PSY-42 Statistics in Social Sciences
PSY-45 Research Methods in Psychology**
PSY-46 Introduction to Psychosocial Rehabilitation***
PSY-47 The Helping Relationship***
PSY-48 Community Inclusion***
PSY-49 Rehabilitation and Recovery***
**Online and On-Ground Offering
***Online only
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