Yale College Courses that Use Preference Selection

Note: several departments run a selection process for limited-enrollment courses outside of Preference Selection. If you are interested in a limited-enrollment course that does not appear below, check the course’s “Class Notes” field in YCS, the course’s expanded description in Canvas, or the relevant department website for more information. If you cannot find the information you seek, email the instructor.

November Preference Selection 

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Preference Selection opens on Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 a.m.
Preference Selection closes on Friday, November 3 at 5:00 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Friday, November 10 by 5:00 p.m.


Refer to the Chemistry website.

Directed Studies

DRST 002, Literature

DRST 004, Philosophy

DRST 006, Historical and Political Thought

First-Year Seminars

First-Year Seminar Program


FREN 120, Elementary and Intermediate French II

FREN 130, Intermediate and Advanced French I

FREN 140, Intermediate and Advanced French II

FREN 145, Intensive Intermediate and Advanced French

FREN 150, Advanced Language Practice



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