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If your student wants to explore a particular major or meet a major requirement, you can search 2019 courses by major below.  The lists include courses outside the major that may be of interest as well.

FAQ: American Studies

Session A (May 27-June 28)
AFAM S160 - The Rise and Fall of Atlantic Slavery 
AMST S313 - American History in National Museums
AMST S317 - Race and Comedy in the United States
AMST S435 - Inequality in America
AFAM S334 - Television and Crime 

Session B (July 1-August 2)
AMST S251 - Race and Gender in Asian American Popular Culture
AMST S252 - Race, Sports, and Social Change
AMST S311 - Race, Gender, Migration, and the American Film Musical
AMST S483 - Film, Video, and American History
AFAM S305 - African American Autobiography
ENGL S127 - Readings in American Literature
PLSC S113 - Introduction to American Politics

FAQ: Anthropology

Session A (May 27-June 28)
ANTH S132 - The Science of Sex, Reproduction and Love
ANTH S242 - Human Evolutionary Biology and Life History
ANTH S366 - Inequality in America
WGSS S120 - Women, Food and Culture

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ANTH S110 - An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH S324 - Race, Inequality, and Urban Education and Housing Policy
ANTH S462 - Ethnographic Perspectives on Global Health
ANTH S464 - Human Osteology
EVST S121 - Energy, Technology and Society
 

FAQ: Art and Art History

Session A (May 27-June 28)
AMST S313 - American History in National Museums
HSAR S220 - Rome in the Modern Imagination

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ART S111 - Visual Thinking
ART S130 - Painting Basics
ART S131 - Introduction to Graphic Design
ART S138 - Introduction to Digital Photography
ART S167 - Introduction to Interactive Design: WWW
HSAR S114 - Introduction to the History of Art: Prehistory to the Renaissance
HSAR S458 - Ten Works of Western Art
HSAR S469 - Psychological Disciplines and the Arts

FAQ: Astronomy

Session A (May 27-June 28)
ASTR S120 - Galaxies and the Universe
ASTR S135E - Archeoastronomy (Online)
PHYS S165 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S180 - University Physics
ENAS S194 - Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations with Applications

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ASTR S110 - Planets and Stars
MATH S112E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable (Online)
MATH S115E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable II (Online)
MATH S118 - Introduction to Functions of Several Variables
MATH S120 - Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
PHYS S166 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S181 - University Physics
ENAS S151 - Multivariable Calculus for Engineers
 

FAQ: Biology

Session A (May 27-June 28)
BIOL S105 - Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Cell Biology
CHEM S134 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM S161 - General Chemistry I
CHEM S220 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S222 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
MCDB S205 - Cell Biology
MCDB S320 - Neurobiology

Session B (July 1-August 2)
BIOL S106 - Genes, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology
CHEM S136 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM S165 - General Chemistry II
CHEM S221 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S223 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
MATH S112E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable (Online)
MATH S115E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable II (Online)
MATH S118 - Introduction to Functions of Several Variables
MATH S120 - Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
MCDB S121 - Laboratory for Principles of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

FAQ: Chemistry

Session A (May 27-June 28)
CENG S150 - Engineering Improv: An Introduction to Engineering Analysis
CHEM S134 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM S161 - General Chemistry I
CHEM S220 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S222 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
PHYS S165 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S180 - University Physics

Session B (July 1-August 2)
CENG S300 - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
CHEM S101 - Chemistry in Context
CHEM S136 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM S165 - General Chemistry II
CHEM S221 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S223 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
MATH S112E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable (Online)
MATH S115E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable II (Online)
MATH S118 - Introduction to Functions of Several Variables
MATH S120 - Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
PHYS S166 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S181 - University Physics

FAQ: Computer Science

Course Dates: May 27-August 2
CPSC S115 - Introduction to Full-Stack Web Development

Session B (July 1-August 2)
CPSC S100 - Introduction to Computing and Programming

FAQ: Classics

Session A (May 27-June 28)
CLCV S115 - Classical Mythologies
LATN S110 - Beginning Latin: The Elements of Grammar

Session B (July 1-August 2)
CLCV S115 - Classical Mythologies
CLCV S319 - They Olympic Games: Ancient to Modern
LATN S120 - Beginning Latin: Review of Grammar and Selected Readings

FAQ: Economics

Session A (May 29-June 28)
ECON S115E - Introduction to Microeconomics (Online)
ECON S116E - Introduction to Macroeconomics (Online)
ECON S117 - Introduction to Data Analysis and Econometrics
ECON S255 - Introduction to Corporate Finance
ECON S281E Causes & Consequences of Corruption (Online)

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ECON S115E - Introduction to Microeconomics (Online)
ECON S116E - Introduction to Macroeconomics (Online)
ECON S117 - Introduction to Data Analysis and Econometrics
ECON S131E - Econometrics and Data Analysis I (Online)
ECON S159 - Game Theory
ECON S328 - Topics in International Economics
MATH S112E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable (Online)
MATH S115E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable II (Online)
MATH S118 - Introduction to Functions of Several Variables
MATH S120 - Calculus of Functions of Several Variables

FAQ: Engineering

Session A (May 27-June 28)
BIOL S105 - Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Cell Biology
CENG S150 - Engineering Improv: An Introduction to Engineering Analysis
CHEM S134 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM S161 - General Chemistry I
CHEM S220 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S222 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
EENG S101 - The Digital Information Age
ENAS S194 - Ordinary & Partial Differential Equations with Applications
MENG S361 - Mechanical Engineering II: Fluid Mechanics
MENG S383 - Mechanical Engineering III: Dynamics
PHYS S100 - Science of Modern Technology and Public Policy
PHYS S101E - Movie Physics (Online)
PHYS S165 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S180 - University Physics

Session B (July 1-August 2)
APHY S120 - Energy, Technology, and Society
BIOL S106 - Genes, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology
CENG S300 - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
CHEM S101 - Chemistry in Context
CHEM S136 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM S165 - General Chemistry II
CHEM S221 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S223 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
ENAS S151 - Multivariable Calculus for Engineers
MATH S112E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable (Online)
MATH S115E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable II (Online)
MATH S118 - Introduction to Functions of Several Variables
MATH S120 - Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
PHYS S166 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S181 - University Physics

FAQ: English and Literature

Session A (May 27-June 28)
ENGL S120E - Reading and Writing the Modern Essay (Online)
ENGL S134 - Reading Fiction for Craft
ENGL S220E - Milton (Online)
ENGL S315 - Modernism
ENGL S456 - Investigative Journalism
FILM S350 - Screenwriting
LITR S164 - Classical Mythologies

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ENGL S114 - Writing Seminars I
ENGL S127 - Readings in American Literature
ENGL S200 - Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances
ENGL S256 - Writing About Family
ENGL S305 - African American Autobiography
LITR S164 - Classical Mythologies
LITR S303 - Psychological Disciplines and the Arts
LITR S311 - The Logic of Dreams

FAQ: Environmental Studies

Session A (May 27-June 28)
BIOL S105 - Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Cell Biology
CHEM S134 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM S161 - General Chemistry I
CHEM S220 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S222 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
EVST S314 - The Future of Food: Global Food Challenges
PHYS S180 - University Physics

Session B (July 1-August 2)
BIOL S106 - Genes, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology
CHEM S101 - Chemistry in Context
CHEM S136 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM S165 - General Chemistry II
CHEM S221 - Organic Chemistry
CHEM S223 - Lab for Organic Chemistry
EVST S121 - Energy, Technology and Society
PHYS S181 - University Physics

FAQ: Film and Media Studies

Session A (May 27-June 28)
FILM S188 - Sports and Media
FILM S208E - Money and Media: the Business of Hollywood (Online)
FILM S350 - Screenwriting
FILM S435 - Television and Crime
EALL S260 - Japanese Anime & Manga: Magic and Machines

Session B (July 1-August 2)
FILM S208 - Money and Media: the Business of Hollywood
FILM S247 - Film, Video, and American History
FILM S311 - The American Film Musical: Race, Gender and Migration
WGSS S275 - Race and Gender in Asian American Popular Culture

FAQ: Global Affairs

Session A (May 27-June 28)
ECON S115E - Introduction to Microeconomics (Online)
ECON S116E - Introduction to Macroeconomics (Online)
GLBL S287 - The Balance of Power: Theory and Practice
PLSC S220 - Gender Politics
PLSC S391 - War and Constitutions

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ECON S115E - Introduction to Microeconomics (Online)
ECON S116E - Introduction to Macroeconomics (Online)
ECON S328 - Topics in International Economics
GLBL S343E - Disinformation and Democracy (Online)
PLSC S167 - International Human Rights and Politics
PLSC S410 - Political Protests

FAQ: History

Session A (May 27-June 28)
AMST S313 - American History in National Museums
HIST S184 - The Rise and Fall of Atlantic Slavery

Session B (July 1-August 2)
HIST S187 - Film, Video, and American History
HIST S242 - The Olympic Games: Ancient to Modern
HIST S245 - From Crusade to Enlightenment: Medieval & Early Modern Europe
HIST S344 - Making of the Modern Middle East
 

FAQ: Mathematics

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ENAS S151 - Multivariable Calculus for Engineers 
MATH S112E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable (Online)
MATH S115E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable II (Online)
MATH S118 - Introduction to Functions of Several Variables
MATH S120 - Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
S&DS S107 - Introduction to Statistics

FAQ: Performing Arts

Session A (May 27-June 28)
MUSI S290E - Electronic Dance Music: Fundamentals (Online)
THST S232 - Chekhov in Performance

Session B (July 1-August 2)
DRMA S001 - Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors (2 Credits)
MUSI S212E - Brains of Genius: Mozart & Friends (Online)
MUSI S265E - Jazz, Race, & Gender (Online)

Course dates: July 18-27
DIR S997 - A Practical Approach to Directing 

FAQ: Philosophy

Session A (May 27-June 28)
PHIL S152E - Moralities of Everyday Life (Online)
PHIL S182 - Philosophy of Law

Session B (July 1-August 2)
PHIL S100 - Happiness
PHIL S152E - Moralities of Everyday Life (Online)
PHIL S165 - The Philosophy and Cognitive Science of Consciousness
PHIL S175 - Introduction to Ethics
PHIL S220 - Eastern Philosophy

FAQ: Physics

Session A (May 27-June 28)
APHY S194 - Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations with Applications
PHYS S100 - Science of Modern Technology and Public Policy
PHYS S101E - Movie Physics (Online)
PHYS S165 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S180 - University Physics

Session B (July 1-August 2)
ENAS S151 - Multivariable Calculus for Engineers
MATH S112E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable I
MATH S115E - Calculus of Functions of One Variable II (Online)
MATH S118 - Introduction to Functions of Several Variables
MATH S120 - Calculus of Functions of Several Variables
PHYS S120 - Energy, Technology and Society
PHYS S166 - General Physics Laboratory
PHYS S181 - University Physics

FAQ: Political Science

Session A (May 27-June 28)
PLSC S126 - The Balance of Power: Theory and Practice
PLSC S220 - Gender Politics
PLSC S348 - Social Science for a Globalized World

Session B (July 1-August 2)
PLSC S113 - Introduction to American Politics
PLSC S167 - International Human Rights and Politics
PLSC S252 - Crime and Punishment
PLSC S270E - Disinformation and Democracy (Online)
PLSC S258E - Reading the Constitution (Online)
PLSC S410 - Political Protests

FAQ: Psychology

Session A (May 27-June 28)
BIOL S105 - Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Cell Biology
MCDB S320 - Neurobiology
PSYC S110 E - Introduction to Psychology (Online)
PSYC S126 - Attraction and Relationships
PSYC S152E - Moralities of Everyday Life (Online)
PSYC S179E - Thinking (Online)
PSYC S180E - Abnormal Psychology (Online)
PSYC S350E - Autism and Related Disorders (Online)

Session B (July 1-August 2)
BIOL S106 - Genes, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology
PSYC S107 - Human Memory
PSYC S110E - Introduction to Psychology (Online)
PSYC S139E - Mental Lives of Babies and Animals (Online)
PSYC S141E - The Criminal Mind (Online)
PSYC S152E - Moralities of Everyday Life (Online)

FAQ: Religious Studies

Session A (May 27-June 28)
RLST S136 - Introduction to Islam

Session B (July 1-August 2)
RLST S284 - From Crusades to Enlightenment

FAQ: Sociology

Session A (May 27-June 28)
SOCY S209 - The Sociological Imagination

Session B (July 1-August 2)
SOCY S151 - Foundations of Modern Social Theory
SOCY S167 - Social Networks and Society
SOCY S216 - Social Movements

FAQ: Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Session A (May 27-June 28)
WGSS S120 - Women, Food and Culture

Session B (July 2-August 3)
ER&M S302 - Race, Sports, and Social Change
MUSI S265E - Jazz, Race, & Gender (Online)
WGSS S275 - Race and Gender in Asian American Popular Culture
WGSS S293 - The Olympic Games: Ancient to Modern