Kelli Wakefield

Residential Faculty - Geology

Physical Science

Office: PS 15 - Room: 212

480-461-7054

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

 

Online

 

Online

I will be available for Student Time / Office Hours using Webex Meetings space and in my office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Contact me to set up a meeting time that is not listed here and I will try very hard to accomodate you

Classes Taught

Spring 2022

AST106 Life in the Universe 4 Credits
Introduction to the search for life in the universe for the non-science major. Earth's location in space and time, nature of life, light and the spectrum, origin and history of the universe, origin of life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or completion of higher level mathematics course, or satisfactory placement.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30135
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 30135 Students may contact instructor at: kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30135 must also register for .
GLG101IN Introduction to Geology I - Physical 4 Credits
Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29840
Dobson Campus
PS109 - Geology Lecture Room
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29840 must also register for .
GLG106 Life in the Universe 4 Credits
Introduction to the search for life in the universe for the non-science major. Earth's location in space and time, nature of life, light and the spectrum, origin and history of the universe, origin of life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or completion of higher level mathematics course, or satisfactory placement.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30534
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 30534 Students may contact instructor at: kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30534 must also register for .
GLG110IN Geological Disasters and the Environment 4 Credits
Acquaints students with the use and importance of geological studies as they apply to the interactions between people and the Earth. Includes geological processes and hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, floods and landslides. Examines environmental impact and use of mineral and energy resources. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34468
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Class Ended

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 34468 must also register for .
29863
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022

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 29863 Students may contact instructor at: kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29863 must also register for .
34469
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34469 must also register for .
29864
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/18/2022 - 03/11/2022

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 29864 Students may contact instructor at: kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29864 must also register for .

Spring Flex Start 2022

AST106 Life in the Universe 4 Credits
Introduction to the search for life in the universe for the non-science major. Earth's location in space and time, nature of life, light and the spectrum, origin and history of the universe, origin of life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or completion of higher level mathematics course, or satisfactory placement.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30134
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/24/2022 - 05/13/2022
Mo
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 30134 Students may contact instructor at: kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 30134 Instructor will provide digital course material information on the 1st day of class

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30134 must also register for .
GLG106 Life in the Universe 4 Credits
Introduction to the search for life in the universe for the non-science major. Earth's location in space and time, nature of life, light and the spectrum, origin and history of the universe, origin of life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT090 or MAT091 or MAT092 or completion of higher level mathematics course, or satisfactory placement.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30533
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/24/2022 - 05/13/2022
Mo
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 30533 Students may contact instructor at: kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30533 must also register for .

Summer 2022

GLG101IN Introduction to Geology I - Physical 4 Credits
Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16266
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.

Students may contact instructor at kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 16266 must also register for .
16267
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
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.

Students may contact instructor at kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 16267 must also register for .

Fall 2022

GLG101IN Introduction to Geology I - Physical 4 Credits
Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30349
Dobson Campus
PS109 - Geology Lecture Room
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

14 of 18
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30349 must also register for .
30351
Dobson Campus
PS109 - Geology Lecture Room
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

17 of 18
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30351 must also register for .
GLG110IN Geological Disasters and the Environment 4 Credits
Acquaints students with the use and importance of geological studies as they apply to the interactions between people and the Earth. Includes geological processes and hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, floods and landslides. Examines environmental impact and use of mineral and energy resources. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30361
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

Open

20 of 24
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 kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30361 must also register for .
30367
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

14 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30367 must also register for .
30362
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/22/2022 - 10/14/2022

Open

20 of 24
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 kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30362 must also register for .
30368
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Open

14 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Honors Program Only

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30368 must also register for .

Fall Flex Start 2022

GLG101IN Introduction to Geology I - Physical 4 Credits
Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30660
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

20 of 24
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 kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 30660 must also register for .
30661
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

20 of 24
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 kelli.wakefield@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 30661 must also register for .
GLG230AA Field Geology of the Southwest 1 Credits
Field trips to selected areas in the Southwest, such as Arizona, Utah, California, and Sonora to observe and interpret various geological features and phenomena. Prerequisites: None. GLG103 suggested but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35934
MC OFFSITE
Trona California
Field Based
Lab
10/07/2022 - 10/09/2022

Open

14 of 18
Seats Available

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