The following is a list of fall 2022 Barnard English courses that have special enrollment procedures. (A list of fall 2022 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 email@example.com.
Courses with Enrollment Restrictions
ENGL BC3103 The Art of the Essay (all sections)
Enrolled and interested students MUST attend the first day of class.
ENGL BC3159 The English Colloquium (all sections)
Open only to junior and senior Barnard English majors. New junior Barnard transfer students who are not yet able to declare an English major should contact the English department for permission.
ENGL BC3193 Critical Writing (all sections)
Open only to Barnard students, priority to English majors.
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 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.
ENGL BC3252 Contemporary Media Theory
Enrollment limited to 18 students. 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.
The fall 2022 submission deadline specifically for ENGL BC3223 New York in Ten Objects is 11:59 pm ET on Sunday, August 1, 2022. This course has a unique application link: https://forms.gle/Gtb5YWgeq59Mnfhy5
The fall 2022 submission deadline for all creative writing courses, except ENGL BC3223 New York in Ten Objects, is 11:59 pm ET on Monday, August 15, 2022. Please follow the 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
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
ENGL BC3118 Advanced Poetry Writing I
ENGL BC3134 Creative Non-Fiction: Telling Your Story
ENGL BC3208 What's Your Story Anyway?—Trauma Resistance through Creative Writing
Open only to Barnard students. To be considered for the course, please send a recent writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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