Preference Selection, Preregistration, and Applications

The courses listed below require applications and/or enrollment procedures which will open prior to the start of the fall term. Please watch for updated information.


Residential College Seminars

Application opens Monday, August 17, at 8:30 a.m.
Application closes Friday, August 28, at 8:30 a.m.  
Decisions will be available
by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1

For more information about the Residential College Seminar Program, see the program’s Web site.

  • CSBK 330, The Screenwriter’s Craft
  • CSBR 330, Heroes and Villains in Film and Literature
  • CSCC 330, Aesthetics and Cognitive Science
  • CSDC 330, Business and Sustainability
  • CSES 330, Hip Hop Music and Culture
  • CSJE 330, Memoir and the War on Terror
  • CSMC 330,The Press, Business, and the Economy
  • CSPC 330, Radio Journalism
  • CSSM 330, Journalistic Writing Workshop
  • CSSY 330, Reading and Writing the Unreal
  • CSTC 330, Innovation and Leadership in America
  • CSTD 330, Classical Storytelling and Modern Screenwriting

Freshman Seminars

Application opens at 9 a.m. on Monday August 31
Application closes at 7:30 p.m. on Monday August 31
Decisions will be available by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1

For more information about the Freshman Seminar Program, see the program’s Web page.
For a list of freshman seminars offered in 2015–2016, see Yale College Programs of Study.


Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

Preregistration open and close dates are as follows unless otherwise noted.

Preregistration opens on Monday, August 31
Preregistration closes on Monday, August 31
Assignments will be available on Tuesday, September 1

Chinese

For more information about the courses below, see the East Asian Languages and Literatures department Web site.

  • CHNS 110, Elementary Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 130, Intermediate Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 132, Elementary Modern Chinese for Advanced Learners I
  • CHNS 150, Advanced Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 154, Advanced Modern Chinese III

Economics

For more information about the courses below, see the Economics department Web site.

  • ECON 110, An Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis (open only to freshmen)
  • Senior Economics Seminars (Preregistration is open and closes at 6 pm on Monday, August 24)

English

For more information about the courses below, see the English department Web site.

French

For more information about the courses below, see the French department Web site.

  • FREN 110, Elementary and Intermediate French I
  • FREN 130, Intermediate and Advanced French I
  • FREN 140, Intermediate and Advanced French II
  • FREN 150, Advanced Language Practice

German

For more information about the courses below, see the German department Web site.

Italian

For more information about the courses below, see the Italian department Web site.

Japanese

For more information about the courses below, see the East Asian Languages and Literatures department Web site.

Mathematics

For more information about the courses below, see the Mathematics department Web site. Section selection is done between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 2015.

  • MATH 112, Calculus of Functions of One Variable I
  • MATH 115, Calculus of Functions of One Variable II
  • MATH 120, Calculus of Functions of Several Variables

Portuguese

For more information about the courses below, see the Spanish and Portuguese department Web site.

Spanish

For more information about the courses below, see the Spanish and Portuguese department Web site.


Discussion Sections and Laboratories

Biology

Preregistration opens at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26
Preregistration closes at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 3
Assignments will be available by 9 a.m. on Friday, September 4

Choose a discussion section for

  • BIOL 101, Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • BIOL 102, Principles of Cell Biology and Membrane Physiology

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories at 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 27

Preregistration closes at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 3 for the following:

  • CHEM 174, Freshman Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 220, Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 221, The Organic Chemistry of Life Processes
  • CHEM 328, Physical Chemistry with Applications in the Biological Sciences
  • CHEM 332, Physical Chemistry with Applications in the Physical Sciences I
  • CHEM 330L, Laboratory for Physical Chemistry I

Preregistration closes at 12 p.m. on Friday, September 4 for the following:

  • CHEM 161, General Chemistry
  • CHEM 163, Comprehensive University Chemistry I
  • CHEM 167, Comprehensive University Chemistry II

Preregistration closes at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8 for the following:

Economics

Preregistration opens at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 3
Preregistration closes at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8
Assignments will be available by 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9

Choose a discussion section for

  • ECON 115, Introductory Microeconomics
  • ECON 116, Introductory Macroeconomics
  • ECON 121, Intermediate Microeconomics                       
  • ECON 122, Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 131, Econometrics and Data Analysis I

Global Health Studies

Preregistration opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1
Preregistration closes at 12 p.m. on Friday, September 4
Assignments will be available on Tuesday, September 8

Choose a discussion section for

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Preregistration opens at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 31
Preregistration closes at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8
Assignments will be available on Wednesday, September 9

Choose a discussion section for

Physics

Unless otherwise noted:

Preregistration opens at 9 a.m. on Friday, August 28
Preregistration closes at 12 p.m. on Thursday, September 3
Assignments will be available by 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 3

Choose a laboratory section for