Kevin Healy, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Astronomy

Physical Science

Office: PS 15 - Room: 223

480-461-7027

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM1:00 PM - 3:00 PM10:30 AM - 11:30 AM10:30 AM - 11:30 AM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  4:30 PM - 5:30 PM4:30 PM - 5:30 PM 

Online

Online

Online

Online

Online

All office hours are available online through Webex:
https://maricopa.webex.com/meet/khealy36

Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning and afternoon are also in person in PS 105.

Meetings can be scheduled at other times by appointment.

Classes Taught

Fall 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
23055
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/26/2021 - 12/17/2021
Th
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 23055 Students will need access to their own computer, webcam, and microphone for this class.

Class 23055 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 23055 must also register for .
23060
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/26/2021 - 12/17/2021
Th
5:45 PM - 8:15 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 23060 Students will need access to their own computer, webcam, and microphone for this class.

Class 23060 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 23060 must also register for .
24129
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 24129 Students will need access to their own computer, webcam, and microphone for this class.

Class 24129 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24129 must also register for .
24128
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lab
08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021

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 24128 Students will need access to their own computer, webcam, and microphone for this class.

Class 24128 Students may contact instructor at: kevin.healy@mesacc.edu

Honors Program Only

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24128 must also register for .

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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