Preference Selection, Preregistration, and Applications

This information will be updated soon.

The courses listed below have not yet been updated for the fall term. They require applications and/or have enrollment procedures which will open prior to the start of term.


Residential College Seminars

Application opens on Monday, December 12 at 9:00 a.m.
Application closes on Monday, January 9 at 5:00 p.m.
Decisions will be available by Friday, January 13 by 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the Residential College Seminar Program, see the program’s Web site. Please note that CSMC 360 requires a writing sample sent to college.seminar@yale.edu at time of application. Click on the link below to apply.

  • CSBK 360, Myth, Magic, Miracle: Creative Writing Seminar
  • CSBR 360, Reproductive Health, Gender and Power in the United States
  • CSCC 360, Fantasy in Literature and Film
  • CSDC 360, Mastering the Art of Watercolor
  • CSES 360, Innovation and Leadership in America
  • CSJE 360, Boombustology
  • CSMC 360, The Craft of Narrative Journalism
  • CSPC 360, The Psychology of Happiness and Human Flourishing at Work and in Communities
  • CSSM 360, Identity, Development, and Transition in Early Adulthood
  • CSSY 360, The Business and Science of Medicine
  • CSTC 360, Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • CSTD 360, Trials of the Century
  • CSYC 360, Power and Organizing in the City
  • CSYC 361, Approaches to Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Freshman Seminars

Application opens on Monday, December 12 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Thursday, January 12 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Friday, January 13 by 5 p.m.

For more information about the Freshman Seminar Program, see the program’s Web page.

For a list of freshman seminars offered in 2016–2017, see Yale College Programs of Study. Note that additional courses have been added to this site.


Political Science Seminars

Open to majors in the Political Science department.

Application opens on Monday, December 12 at 9:00 a.m.
Application closes on Thursday, January 5 at 9:00 a.m.
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, January 10 by 5:00 p.m.


Senior Economics Seminars

Open to seniors in Economics and EP&E departments.

Application opens on Monday, December 12 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Thursday, January 12 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Friday, January 13 after 5 p.m.


Other Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

Preregistration opens on Monday, December 12 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes on Thursday, January 12 at 5 p.m.
Assignments will be available on Friday, January 13 by 5 p.m.

Chinese

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

  • CHNS 120, Elementary Modern Chinese II
  • CHNS 130, Intermediate Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 140, Intermediate Modern Chinese II
  • CHNS 142, Elementary Modern Chinese for Advanced Learners II
  • CHNS 151, Advanced Modern Chinese II
  • CHNS 153, Intermediate Modern Chinese for Advanced Learners

Economics

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

  • ECON 110, An Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 111, An Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis

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 120, Elementary and Intermediate French II
  • 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.

  • ITAL, Elementary Italian I and Intermediate Italian I

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.

  • 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

Spanish

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


Discussion Sections and Laboratories

Anthropology

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Friday, January 6 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Thursday, January 19 at 9:00 a.m.

  • ANTH 242, Human Evolutionary Biology and Life History

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories on Monday, December 19 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes for Freshman Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry discussion sections on Wednesday, January 18 at 12:00 p.m. and for General, Organic and Comprehensive Chemistry on Friday, January 20 at 12:00 p.m.

  • CHEM 165, General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 167, Comprehensive University Chemistry II
  • CHEM 175, Freshman Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 220, Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 221, The Organic Chemistry of Life Processes
  • CHEM 252, Introductory Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 333, Physical Chemistry with Applications in the Physical Sciences II

Preregistration closes for Inorganic Chemistry laboratories on Wednesday, January 18 at 12:00 p.m. and for General and Organic Chemistry laboratories on Thursday, January 19 at 9:00 a.m.

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Preregistration opens for all lab sections on Tuesday, January 17 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all lab sections on Thursday, January 19 at 9:00 a.m.

  • E&EB 291L, Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates Laboratory

Economics

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Monday, January 9 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Friday, January 20 at 9:00 a.m.

Physics

Preregistration opens for all laboratories on Thursday, December 22 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all laboratories on Monday, January 16 at 12:00 p.m.