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MESA STEM Learning Community


MESA STEM is a learning community designed for engineering and physical science majors and is a component of the comprehensive MESA program which focuses on graduating first generation college students in those fields. Students in this community take classes together and receive supplemental instruction in their math courses. Additionally, as MESA members, students will have opportunity to develop professionally while engaging with alumni/industry through various STEM competitions, conferences, and seminars.


Students must apply and be accepted into the SDSU MESA program in order to be in the MESA STEM Learning Community.  Once accepted into the SDSU MESA program, incoming freshman are automatically enrolled in all or a portion of the MESA STEM Learning Community.

Learning Community Components for Freshman, Fall 2017


  1. Engineering 96 (ENGR 96) Freshman orientation course (1 unit) in Fall semester:
  2. Math course (3-4 units), determined by your SDSU math test scores:
    • Math 141 Pre-Calculus, 
    • Math 150 Calculus I, 
    • Math 151 Calculus II,
  3. Academic Excellence Workshop (SCI 296) (1 unit supplemental instruction for aforementioned math course)

Learning Community Details for Freshman, Fall 2017

Engr 96 Freshman orientation course (1 unit, Cr/Nc, in Fall semester):  


 Section # 1 Section # 2
 Days:  W Days:  W
 Time:  1500-1550 (3:00-3:50 pm) Time:  1400-1450 (2:00-2:50 pm)
 Room:  LSS 246 Room:  LSS 246

Math 141 Pre-Calculus


 Section # 7 Section # 9
 Days:  T Th Days: T Th
 Time:  11:00-11:50 am, 11:55-12:20 pm Time:  11:00-11:50 am, 11:55-12:20 pm
 Room:  Check class schedule Room:  Check class schedule
 Days:  W Days:  M
 Time:  1300-1350 (1:00-1:50 pm) Time:  12:00-12:50 pm
 Room:  Check class schedule Room:  Check class schedule
 SCI 296 Section # 8 SCI 296 Section # 9
 Days:  T Th Days:  T Th
 Time:  1400-1550 (2:00-3:50 pm) Time:  1400-1550 (2:00-3:50 pm)
 Room:  AH 2134 Room:  ASU 220

Math 150 Calculus I


 Section # 15
 Days:  M W
 Time:  8:00 - 8:50 am
 Room:  Check class schedule
 Days:  T Th
 Time:  9:30 - 10:45 am
 Room:  Check class schedule
 SCI 296 Section # 11
 Days:  T Th
 Time:  1400-1550 (2:00-3:50 pm)
 Room:  E 221C


Math 151 Calculus II


 Section # 12
 Days:  M W F
 Time:  11:00-11:50 am
 Room:  Check class schedule
 Days:  M W
 Time:  1550-1550 (3:00-3:50 pm)
 Room:  Check class schedule
 SCI 296 Section # 12
 Days:  T Th
 Time:  1400-1550 (2:00-3:50 pm)
 Room:  LSS 246

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