Fall 2017 Barnard English Courses that Require Special Sign-up

The following is a list of fall 2017 Barnard English courses that require special sign-up. (A list of fall 2017 Barnard Film Studies courses that require special sign-up can be found on the Film Studies website.)  The need for special sign-up as well as how to do so is also stated in the prerequisites section of each course's course description in the Online Catalogue.

L Courses

The following courses will be L courses for Barnard students and signing up for them is handled by the Registrar directly.  (Please note that the L course sign-up process does not apply to Columbia students.)

ENGL BC3093: The English Conference
ENGL BC3103: The Art of the Essay
- registered and interested students MUST attend the first day of class.
ENGL BC3129: Explorations of Black Literature: Early African-American Literature 1760-1890
ENGL BC3141: Major English Texts I
ENGL BC3159: The English Colloquium
- priority to Barnard English majors.
ENGL BC3164: Shakespeare II
ENGL BC3178: Victorian Poetry & Criticism
ENGL BC3183: American Literature since 1945
ENGL BC3192: Exile and Estrangement in Global Literature
ENGL BC3193: Critical Writing
- open only to Barnard students.
ENGL BC3901: Sr. Sem: The Field of the Emotions in Romantic Literature and the Arts, Psychoanalysis, Affective Neuroscience, and Philosophy - open only to Barnard senior English majors.
ENGL BC3903: Sr. Sem: Poets in Correspondence - open only to Barnard senior English majors.
ENGL BC3904: Sr. Sem: Dickens - open only to Barnard senior English majors.
ENGL BC3911: Sr. Sem: Write to Vote - open only to Barnard senior English majors.
ENGL BC3914: Sr. Sem: Exploring the 18th Century - open only to Barnard senior English majors.
ENGL BC3915: Sr. Sem: Late Shakespeare: Visions and Revisions - open only to Barnard senior English majors.

 

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Courses that Require Instructor Permission

ENGL BC3121: Public Speaking - limited enrollment; attend the first day of class to receive instructor permission. Permission will NOT be granted in advance.
ENGL BC3252: Contemporary Media Theory - limited enrollment; attend the first day of class to receive instructor permission. Permission will NOT be granted in advance.

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Courses that Require a Writing Sample to Apply

A writing sample is required to apply to creative writing courses. As space is limited in creative writing courses, not all students who apply are guaranteed admittance.  If students simply add the course to myBarnard or SSOL without submitting a writing sample, it will NOT ensure their enrollment.  Creative writing courses are capped at zero on myBarnard and SSOL.  If students put the class on their online schedules, they will automatically be placed on the wait list.  Once students are accepted, the professor will take them off the wait list; until that time, however, no one is officially registered for the class.

Directions on how to apply to creative writing courses are available on the Forms section of this website.  For the fall 2017 semester, we are only accepting online submissions via Google Form.  Click here to be taken to the online application for Barnard students.  (If you are a Columbia student, please fill out this Google Form instead.)  The submission deadline for the Fall 2017 semester is 11:59pm, August 21, 2017.  Admit lists will be posted on the Admit Lists section of this website as the department receives them from the professors.  If an admit list is not posted for a class before its first meeting, attend it.

ENGL BC3105: Fiction & Personal Narrative
ENGL BC3107: Introduction to Fiction Writing
ENGL BC3110: Introduction to Poetry Writing
ENGL BC3113: Playwriting I
ENGL BC3115: Story Writing I
ENGL BC3117: Fiction Writing

ENGL BC3118: Advanced Poetry Writing I
ENGL BC3120: Creative Non-Fiction: Making Facts Sing

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Courses Requiring their own Application Process

The following courses are only open to Barnard students.

ENGL BC3102: Academic Writing Intensive - requires nomination and instructor permission.
ENGL BC3101: The Writer's Process - requires application and instructor permission.
ENGL BC3123: Rhetorical Choices: Public Speaking - requires application and interview.

 

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Students may also find it helpful to know that a list of fall 2017 Barnard Film Studies courses that have special sign-up procedures can be found on the Film Studies websiteAny questions about English or Film Studies sign-ups that are not answered above may be directed to english@barnard.edu.

 

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page last updated 4/19/2017