Preregistration Applications and Preference Selection

The courses listed below require applications and/or have enrollment procedures which open prior to the start of term.

Some courses that require discussion sections or laboratory sections use the Preference Selection tool for ranking preferred days and times. See below. 


Residential College Seminars

Application opens on December 7 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on January 7 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available after January 11 at 5 p.m.

For more information about the Residential College Seminar Program, see the program’s website.  Click on the links below to apply.

  • CSBF 400, The Material Culture of Music: Stuff at Yale
  • CSBK 400, War Films and Warrior Culture
  • CSSY 400, Innovation & Leadership in America
  • CSBR 400, Trials of the Century
  • CSDC 400, Legal and Business Histories of the American Performing Arts
  • CSES 400, Holy Hipsters: Spiritual Heterodoxy in Postwar America
  • CSJE 400, Understanding the Soldier Diplomat
  • CSMC 400, Heroes and Villains in Film and Literature
  • CSMY 400, Debating Law, Feminism and Social Power
  • CSPC 400, The Surprising History of the Alphabet
  • CSSM 400, Future Cities
  • CSTC 400, Drink History: the Ethics and Business of Cocktails
  • CSTD 400, The Mindful Moment: Examining the History, Psychology and Neuroscience of Mindfulness
  • CSGH 400, Power and Organizing in the City
  • CSYC 401, Art of the Printed Word
  • CSYC 402, Mastering the Art of Watercolor: Classic Techniques from Turner to Hopper
  • CSYC 403, Approaches to Sustainable Food and Agriculture

First-Year Seminars

Application opens on Friday, December 7 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Wednesday, January 9 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Friday, January 11 at 5 p.m.

For more information about the First-Year Seminar Program, see the program’s website.

A list of the seminars to be offered in 2018-2019 is available in Yale Course Search.  Click “First Year Seminar ” under Yale College Attributes for a list of all first-year seminars.

Apply to a First-Year Seminar


Economics Senior Seminars

Open to seniors in the Economics and EP&E departments.

Application opens on Friday, November 30 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Sunday, December 16 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Monday, December 17 at 5 p.m.


Other Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

Economics Introductory Courses

Application opens on Friday, December 7 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Wednesday, January 9 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Friday, January 11  at 5:00 p.m.

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

  • ECON 108, Quantitative Foundations of Microeconomics
  • ECON 110, An Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 111, An Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis

Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies

Application opens on Friday, December 7 at 9 a.m.
Application closes on Monday, December 17 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Monday, January 7 at 5:00 p.m.

 

For All Other Courses:

Preregistration opens on Friday, December 7 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes closes on Wednesday, January 9 at 5 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Friday, January 11 at 5 p.m.

Chinese

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

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

English

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

French

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

  • 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 website.

Italian

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

  • ITAL 120, 140, Elementary Italian II and Intermediate Italian II

Japanese

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

Mathematics

For more information about the courses below, see the Mathematics department website.

  • MATH 111, Introduction to Functions and Calculus II
  • 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

Sociology

For more information about the courses below, see the Sociology department website.

Spanish

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


Preference Selection for Discussion Sections and Laboratories

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories on Monday, December 17 at 9 a.m.

Preregistration closes for General Chemistry, Comprehensive Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry on Thursday, January 17 at 9 a.m.

Preregistration closes for Organic Chemistry First-Year, Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry  on Monday, January 14 at 12 p.m.

  • CHEM 175, Organic Chemistry for First-Year Students
  • CHEM 252, Introductory Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 333, Physical Chemistry with Applications in the Physical Sciences II

Preregistration closes for General and Organic Chemistry laboratories on Tuesday, January 15 at 9 a.m.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Preregistration opens for this laboratory on Friday, December 7 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes for this laboratory on Wednesday, January 9 at 5 p.m.

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

Economics

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, January 9 at 12 p.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Thursday, January 17 at 9 a.m.

Mechanical Engineering

For more information about the course below, see the Mechanical Engineering department website.

Preregistration opens for this laboratory on Friday, December 7 at 9 a.m.
Preregistration closes for this laboratory on Wednesday, January 9 at 5 p.m.

  • MENG 363L,  Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics Laboratory

Physics

Preregistration opens for these laboratories on Wednesday, December 21 at 5 p.m.
Preregistration closes for these laboratories on Wednesday, January 13 at 6 p.m.

Preregistration opens for all laboratories on Wednesday, January 03 at 12 p.m.
Preregistration closes for all laboratories on Tuesday, January 15 at 12 p.m.