Who Gets Priority for an IntroSem
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Preferences by Class Year
Frosh have priority for Introductory Seminars (IntroSems) for First-Year Students, and second priority for Sophomore-preference seminars when space is available.
Sophomores and New Transfers
Sophomore and first-year transfer students have priority for Sophomore-preference IntroSems, and second priority for First-Year-preference seminars when space is available.
What is the difference between "N" and "Q" in the course catalog number?
N = Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students (e.g., BIO 33N)
Q = Sophomore Introductory Seminar or Sophomore Introductory Dialogue (e.g., ESS 61Q). A Dialogue is basically a seminar with half the enrollment, typically about 6 students. There is one Dialogue being offered in 2022-23, SURG 70Q; check it out in the catalog.