Preregistration Applications and Preference Selection

Preregistration and Preference Selection information will be updated for the Fall 2019 term in early August. 

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

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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

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

A list of the seminars to be offered in 2019-2020 will be available in Yale Course Search in mid-June.  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.

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Other Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

These courses will be updated in mid-July.

Economics Introductory Courses

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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

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For All Other Courses:

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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

These courses will be updated in mid-July.

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories on 

Preregistration closes for General Chemistry, Comprehensive Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry on

Preregistration closes for Organic Chemistry First-Year, Inorganic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry  on 

  • 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 

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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

Economics

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Mechanical Engineering

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

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  • MENG 363L,  Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics Laboratory

Physics

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