Robert Leighty, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - Geology

Physical Science

Office: PS 15 - Room: 218

480-461-7021

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM9:15 AM - 10:15 AM10:00 AM - 11:00 AM9:15 AM - 10:15 AM10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

MWF office hours are online

Classes Taught

Fall 2020

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
36093
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

1 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 36093 Students may contact instructor at: robert.leighty@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36093 must also register for .
38199
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

15 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 insructor at robert.leighty@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 38199 must also register for .
36094
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

1 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 36094 Students may contact instructor at: robert.leighty@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 36094 must also register for .
38200
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

15 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 rovert.leighty@mesacc.edu

Due to COVID19 impact; this class was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 38200 must also register for .
GLG102IN Introduction to Geology II - Historical 4 Credits
The origin and history of the Earth, its dynamic geographic and climatic changes. Evolution and sequence of life recorded in the fossil record; tectonic evolution of major continents through time. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36085
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 36085 Students may contact instructor at: robert.leighty@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36085 must also register for .
36086
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 36086 Students may contact instructor at: robert.leighty@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 36086 must also register for .
GLG105 Introduction to Planetary Science 4 Credits
A survey of solar system objects and their geologic evolution, surfaces, interiors, and atmospheres, and the methods used to study them; weekly laboratory for data analysis and experiments; possible weekend field trip. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34688
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

7 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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: robert.leighty@mesacc.edu

Due to COVID19 impact; this class was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Fall 2020

Degrees & Awards

Ph.D. (Geology) - Arizona State University (1997)

M.S. (Geology) - Northern Arizona University (1990)

B.S. (Geology) - The College of William and Mary (1988)

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