Kevin Healy, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - Astronomy

Physical Science

Office: PS 15 - Room: 223

480-461-7027

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 11:00 AM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 11:00 AM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM  

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

  
     By appointmentBy appointment

Dr. Healy will be present in the Canvas Conference room during office hours.

Appointments can also be scheduled at other times outside MWF 3-4pm and TR 10-11am. Contact can also be made through Canvas and email.

Classes Taught

Spring 2021

AST112 Introduction to Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology 4 Credits
Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. Structure and evolution of stars; supernovae, black holes, and quasars; nebulae; star clusters; galaxies; cosmology, including the birth and death of the universe.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory district placement.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32939
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

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 32939 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 32939 must also register for .
32938
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021
MoWe
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Closed

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 32938 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 32938 must also register for .
34076
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 34076 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34076 must also register for .
34077
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Class Started

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 34077 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 34077 must also register for .
AST294AB Special Topics in Astronomy 1 Credits
Conceptual, experimental, and computational aspects of a special topic in astronomy.
Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38856
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/19/2021 - 05/14/2021

Class Started

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 38856 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

B.S. Physics with Astrophysics option, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 1993
M.S. Physics with Astrophysics option, Arizona State University, 1998
Ph.D. Physics with Astrophysics option, Arizona State University, 2004

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