Fall 2023 Special Enrollment Procedures
The following is a list of the fall 2023 Barnard English courses that have special enrollment procedures. (A list of fall 2023 Barnard Film Studies courses that have special enrollment procedures can be found on the Film Studies website.) The need for special enrollment as well as how to do so is also stated in each course's course description in the Online Catalogue.
Any questions about English course enrollment that are not answered by this page may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courses with Enrollment Restrictions
|COURSE||ENROLLMENT CAP||ENROLLMENT RESTRICTIONS|
|ENGL BC1901 Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels||30 students||Interested students must join the waitlist.|
|ENGL BC3103 The Art of the Essay (all sections)||12 students||Enrolled and interested students MUST attend the first day of class.|
|ENGL BC3147 Introduction to Narrative Medicine||15 students||Priority to juniors and seniors.|
|ENGL BC3159 The English Colloquium (all sections)||12 students||Open only to junior and senior Barnard English majors. New junior Barnard transfer students who are not yet able to declare an English major will be able to register during their first registration week.|
|ENGL BC3193 Critical Writing (all sections)||10 students||Open only to Barnard students, priority to English majors.|
|ENGL BC3294 Exophonic Women||30 students||Priority to Barnard English and Comparative Literature majors. Join the waitlist to be let into the course.|
|ENGL BC3992 Senior Project in Creative Writing||12 students||Open only to senior Barnard English majors with a creative writing concentration. Writing sample required.|
|ENGL BC3997.01 Senior Seminar: The Making and Unmaking of the Poetic Canon||10 students||Open only to senior Barnard English majors.|
|ENGL BC3997.02 Senior Seminar: John Donne, the Metaphysicals, and His Legacy||10 students||Open only to senior Barnard English majors.|
|ENGL BC3997.03 Senior Seminar: "a d—d mob of scribbling women": Nineteenth-century American Women Writers||10 students||Open only to senior Barnard English majors.|
|ENGL BC3997.04 Senior Seminar: Charles Dickens||10 students||Open only to senior Barnard English majors.|
Courses that Require Instructor Permission
|ENGL BC3121 Public Speaking||Enrollment limited to 14 students. Attend the first day of class to receive instructor permission. Permission will NOT be granted in advance. Students are unable to self-register for this course. Interested students may put the course on their online schedule, which will automatically place them on the waitlist. If they are accepted, the professor will take them off the waitlist, but until that time no one is officially registered for the class.|
|ENGL BC3252 Contemporary Media Theory||Limited enrollment. Attend the first day of class to receive instructor permission. Permission will NOT be granted in advance.|
Courses that Require a Writing Sample as an Application to Apply
A writing sample is required as an application to apply to all Barnard creative writing courses. As space is limited in creative writing courses, not all students who apply are guaranteed admittance.
Students are unable to self-register for Barnard creative writing courses. Interested students who have submitted writing samples may put the course on their online schedule, which will automatically place them on the wait list. If they are accepted, the professor will take them off the wait list, but until that time no one is officially registered for the class.
Directions on what to include in your writing sample and how to apply to creative writing courses are listed on the Applying to Creative Writing Courses page.
The fall 2023 submission deadline specifically for ENGL BC3223 New York in Ten Objects is 11:59 pm ET on Tuesday, August 1, 2023. New York in Ten Objects has a unique application link.
The fall 2023 submission deadline for all creative writing courses, except ENGL BC3223 New York in Ten Objects, is 11:59 pm ET on Monday, August 14, 2023. Please follow the writing sample directions here to apply.
Admission lists will be posted on the Admission Lists page as the department receives them from instructors. If an admission list is not posted for a class before its first meeting, attend it.
Please note: if you are accepted into a creative writing course, attendance at the first meeting of the course is mandatory. If you do not show up for the first class, your spot may be given to someone else.
If you have any further questions about writing samples or how to apply to creative writing courses, email Sarah Hilligoss.
|ENGL BC3105 Fiction and Personal Narrative (both sections)|
|ENGL BC3107 Introduction to Fiction Writing|
|ENGL BC3110 Introduction to Poetry Writing (both sections|
|ENGL BC3113 Playwriting I|
|ENGL BC3115 Story Writing I|
|ENGL BC3117 Fiction Writing (both sections)|
|ENGL BC3118 Advanced Poetry Writing I|
|ENGL BC3134 Creative Non-Fiction|
|ENGL BC3208 What's Your Story Anyway?—Trauma Resistance through Creative Writing|
|ENGL BC3223 New York in Ten Objects||ENGL BC3223 has a unique application link, apply by August 1.|
Courses Requiring Their Own Application Process
|ENGL BC3101 The Writer's Process: A Seminar in the Teaching of Writing (both sections)||Open only to Barnard students. Application required.|
|ENGL BC3102 Academic Writing Intensive||Open only to Barnard students in their second or third year who would benefit from extra writing support. To be considered for the course, please send a recent writing sample to email@example.com, ideally from your First-Year Writing or First-Year Seminar course, or any other writing-intensive humanities or social sciences course at Barnard (no lab reports please).|
|ENGL BC3123 Rhetorical Choices: the Theory and Practice of Public Speaking||Open only to Barnard students. Application required.|