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, August 15 at 8:30 a.m.
Application closes on Friday, August 26 at 8:30 a.m.
Decisions will be available by Monday, August 29 by 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the Residential College Seminar Program, see the program’s Web site. Please note that CSJE 350, CSMC 350, and CSSM 350 all require a writing sample sent to college.seminar@yale.edu at time of application.

  • CSBK 350, Innovation and Sustainability
  • CSBR 350, Hip Hop Music and Culture
  • CSCC 350, Progressive Art Education
  • CSDC 350, The Role of Real Estate in Economy and Society
  • CSES 350, The Press, Business, and the Economy
  • CSJE 350,  Classical Storytelling and Modern Screenwriting
  • CSMC 350, Composing and Performing the One-Person Play
  • CSPC 350, The Mystery of Sleep
  • CSSM 350, The Screenwriter’s Craft
  • CSSY 350, House of Lost Worlds at the Peabody Museum
  • CSTC 350, Postcolonizing Images
  • CSTD 350, Heroes and Villains in Film and Literature
  • CSYC 350, Radio Journalism

Freshman Seminars

Application opens on Friday, August 26 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Monday, August 29 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Monday, August 29 by 10 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.


Senior Economics Seminars

Open to seniors in Economics and EP&E departments.

Application opens on Monday, August 15 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Wednesday, August 24 after 5 p.m.


Global Affairs Seminar

Open to Global Affairs majors.

Application opens on Wednesday, August 31 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Friday, September 2 at 12 p.m.

  • GLBL 275, Approaches to International Security

Other Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

Preregistration opens on Wednesday, August 24 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes on Monday, August 29 at 5 p.m.
Assignments will be available on Tuesday, August 30 by 5 p.m.

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

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 110, Elementary and Intermediate French I
  • FREN 121, 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

Portuguese

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

  • PORT, Portuguese Language Courses

Spanish

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


Discussion Sections and Laboratories

Biology

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, August 24 at 11 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Thursday, September 1 at 11 a.m.

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

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories on Monday, August 22 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes for Chemistry of Food and Cooking, Organic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry discussion sections on Thursday, September 1 at 9 a.m. and for General and Comprehensive Chemistry on Friday, September 2 at 12 p.m.

  • CHEM 104, Chemistry of Food and Cooking
  • CHEM 161, General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 163, Comprehensive University Chemistry I
  • CHEM 167, Comprehensive University Chemistry II
  • 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

Preregistration closes for General and Organic Chemistry laboratories on Tuesday, September 6 at 9 a.m and for Physical Chemistry laboratories on Thursday, September 1 at 9 a.m.

  • CHEM 134L, General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CHEM 136L, General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CHEM 222L, Laboratory for Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 223L, Laboratory for Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 330L, Laboratory for Physical Chemistry I

Economics

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, August 31 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Tuesday, September 6 at 9 a.m.
Assignments will be available on Wednesday, September 7 at 9 a.m.

Physics

Preregistration opens for all laboratories on Friday, August 26 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all laboratories on Tuesday, August 30 at 12:00 p.m.