Owen Michael Dix, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Physics

Physical Science

Office: PS 15 - Room: 215

480-461-7016

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:50 AM - 10:50 AM11:45 AM - 12:45 PM9:50 AM - 10:50 AM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM9:50 AM - 10:50 AM

9:50am-10:50am Mon, Wed, Fri Office Hrs located in PS108

11:45am-12:45pm Tue Office Hr located in PS107

12pm-1pm Thu Office Hr located in PS100 (Physical Science Tutoring Center).

Other office hours are available by appointment.

Classes Taught

Fall 2022

PHY111 General Physics I 4 Credits
Includes motion, energy, and properties of matter.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT182 or MAT187 or MAT220 or MAT221 or eligibility for MAT220 as indicated by appropriate placement or one year high school Trigonometry with a grade of C or better or permission of Department or Division.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Physics and Astronomy Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29387
Dobson Campus
PS107 - Astronomy/Physics Lab
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29387 must also register for .
29388
Dobson Campus
PS107 - Astronomy/Physics Lab
In Person
Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Closed

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29388 must also register for .
PHY131 University Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism 4 Credits
Electric charge and current, electric and magnetic fields in vacuum and in materials, and induction. AC circuits, displacement current, and electromagnetic waves.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT230 or MAT231 or permission of Department or Division and PHY121. Corequisites: MAT241 or permission of Department or Division.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29401
Dobson Campus
PS108 - Physical Science/Engin
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWeFr
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29401 must also register for .
29403
Dobson Campus
PS108 - Physical Science/Engin
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29403 must also register for .
29402
Dobson Campus
PS108 - Physical Science/Engin
In Person
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29402 must also register for .
29404
Dobson Campus
PS108 - Physical Science/Engin
In Person
Lab
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29404 must also register for .

Spring 2023

PHY111 General Physics I 4 Credits
Includes motion, energy, and properties of matter.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT182 or MAT187 or MAT220 or MAT221 or eligibility for MAT220 as indicated by appropriate placement or one year high school Trigonometry with a grade of C or better or permission of Department or Division.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the FREE MCC Physics and Astronomy Boot Camp that occurs prior to the beginning of the semester. Participants will review key skills necessary for success; participants will be better prepared for their course. Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/students/foundations-student-success/boot-camps for more information and to register.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29227
Dobson Campus
PS107 - Astronomy/Physics Lab
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

19 of 24
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29227 must also register for .
29228
Dobson Campus
PS107 - Astronomy/Physics Lab
In Person
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

19 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29228 must also register for .
PHY121 University Physics I: Mechanics 4 Credits
Kinematics, Newton's laws, work, energy, momentum, conservation laws, dynamics of particles, solids, fluids, mechanical waves, and sound.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT220 or MAT221 or permission of Department or Division. One year of High School physics or PHY111 and PHY112 suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29235
Dobson Campus
PS106 - Physics Laboratory
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWeFr
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

Open

11 of 24
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29235 must also register for .
29241
Dobson Campus
PS106 - Physics Laboratory
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Open

13 of 24
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 29241 must also register for .
29236
Dobson Campus
PS106 - Physics Laboratory
In Person
Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Open

11 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29236 must also register for .
29682
Dobson Campus
PS106 - Physics Laboratory
In Person
Lab
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Open

13 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 29682 must also register for .

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