Heidi Van Tassell

Residential Faculty - Physics

Physical Science

Office: RDM-PV Palo Verde - Room: 246

480-461-7008

480-654-7817 (alt)

Notices

  

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM11:00 AM - 12:30 PM11:00 AM - 12:30 PM11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 
    By appointment

Office hours are currently being held Monday through Thursday morning on Red Mounatain campus in my classroom PV105.  

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

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
27850
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 27850 must also register for .

27921
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 27921 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
27445
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Class Started

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 27445 must also register for .

27425
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Started

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 27425 must also register for .

Summer 2024

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
14954

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

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.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 14954 Students may contact instructor at: heidi.van.tassell@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 14954 must also register for .

15369

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

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 15369 Students registering for this section will need to have access to a computer with a webcam and microphone. A mobile device will not be sufficient to complete the activities in this section.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 15369 Students may contact instructor at: heidi.van.tassell@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15369 must also register for .

14955

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

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 14955 Students may contact instructor at heidi.van.tassell@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 14955 must also register for .

15370

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

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 15370 Students may contact instructor at: heidi.van.tassell@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15370 must also register for .

Fall 2024

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.

General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33406
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

20 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 33406 must also register for .

33407
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

20 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 33407 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
14572
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

21 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 14572 must also register for .

14573
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

21 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 14573 must also register for .

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