Carnegie Mellon University

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EXCEL groups are offered for a select number of traditionally difficult courses. Each group is comprised of up to nine students and are formed on an as-needed basis, with multiple groups per course. Groups meet weekly throughout the term and are facilitated by trained student leaders who have already completed the course and earned an A. Sessions are interactive and geared specifically to the group members.

Spring 2019 EXCEL Supported Courses

Registration date to be announced.

Course #Course Name
03-121 Modern Biology
03-231 Honors Biochemistry
06-261 Fluid Mechanics
06-262 Math Methods of ChemE
09-218 Organic Chemistry II
18-100 Intro to ECE
18-240 Structure & Design of Digital Systems
18-290 Signals & Systems
21-127 Concepts of Math
21-241 Matrices & Linear Transformations
21-259 Calculus in 3D
21-260 Differential Equations
24-231 Fluid Mechanics
33-121 Physics I for Science Students
33-142 Physics II for Engineering & Physics Students
42-202 Physiology