Psychology Department

Social and Behavioral Science Divison





I received my Ph.D. in Human Behavior from United States International University and my graduate work was completed in Criminology at California State University, Long Beach. I currently teach Psych 1 (Introduction to Psychology) , PE 90 (Coeducational Self Defense) , Psych 5 (Human Sexuality) , Psych 37 (Abnormal Behavior) , Television (Introduction to Psychology), and Internet (Introduction to Psychology).

We will be utilizing BLACKBOARD in all classes.
All of my classes are taught with multimedia using PowerPoint presentations. Actual cases in psychology and law are presented with each lecture.



I have taught Psychology and Criminal Justice Courses at California State University Los Angeles, Pepperdine University, Chapman University, and at the University of California Irvine.  I have been employed by the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration and I designed and directed training courses for law enforcement officers in the security of the President of the United States. I hold the rank of black belt in karate and I provide crime prevention and self defense classes/workshops for the Saddleback College Physical Education Department and for private industry.




Robert W. Ferguson Ph.D.

28000 Marguerite Parkway

Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Phone (949) 582-4900. EX 3434