Overview

Certain MATH and COMP courses are very popular and so that they fill rapidly. These courses may require a signature to enroll or may have an electronic waitlist in order to manage demand. If a course is listed below, then it has an electronic form for requesting a signature or getting on the waitlist or both.

COMP Courses    Math Courses

COMP Courses for Fall 2018

ACTC Students: All of these courses are closed to ACTC students until after Macalester students finish registering. At that point, if any seats remain open, ACTC students may email the contact person listed below to see if those seats might be available for ACTC students. In most cases, these courses will fill with Macalester students and no seats will be available.

COMP/MATH 112, Introduction to Data Science
No signature required for this course.  If and when all sections of 112 close during registration, the waitlist will open.  At that time, please check back and fill out the Math/Comp 112 Waitlist Form.

COMP 123, Core Concepts in Computer Science, all sections
No signature required for this course. If and when sections begin to fill, a waitlist form will be posted here. Questions? Contact: Getiria Onsongo (gonsongo@macalester.edu)

COMP 124, Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures, all sections
No signature required for this course. If and when sections begin to fill, a waitlist form will be posted here. Questions? Contact: Paul Cantrell (pcantrel@macalester.edu)

COMP 221, Algorithm Design and Analysis
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP 200-level waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Lian Duan (lduan@macalester.edu) Questions about the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

COMP 225, Software Design and Development, all sections
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP 200-level waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Bret Jackson (bjackson@macalester.edu) Questions about the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

COMP 240, Computer Systems Organization, all sections
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP 200-level waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Libby Shoop (shoop@macalester.edu)  Questions about the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

COMP 261/MATH 361, Theory of Computation
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP 200-level waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Daniel Kluver (dkluver@macalester.edu)  Questions about the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

COMP 302, Introduction to Database Management Systems
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP elective waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Libby Shoop (shoop@macalester.edu) Questions about the form? Contact Shilad Sen (ssen@macalester.edu)

COMP 320, Computational Biology
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP elective waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Getiria Onsongo (gonsongo@macalester.edu) Questions about the form? Contact Shilad Sen (ssen@macalester.edu)

COMP 346, Internet Computing
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP elective waitlist form to request permission. Questions Contact Shilad Sen (ssen@macalester.edu)

COMP 465, Interactive Computer Graphics
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP elective waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Bret Jackson (bjackson@macalester.edu) Questions about the form? Contact Shilad Sen (ssen@macalester.edu)

COMP 484, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP elective waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu) Questions about the form? Contact Shilad Sen (ssen@macalester.edu)

COMP 494, Software in Production
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared COMP elective waitlist form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Paul Cantrell (pcantrel@macalester.edu) Questions about the form? Contact Shilad Sen (ssen@macalester.edu)

 

MATH Courses for Fall 2018

MATH 112, All Sections, Introduction to Data Science
See information under Computer Science Courses above

MATH 135, All Sections, Applied Multivariable Calculus I all sections
Once any one section of 135 closes during registration, waitlists for each instructor will be posted here. Contact any of the instructors with questions: Math 135-01: Dave Ehren (ehren@macalester.edu). Math 135-02 and 03: Kristin Heysse (kheysse@macalester.edu).

MATH 137, All Sections, Applied Multivariable Calculus II
If the section you prefer is closed, you can fill out the waitlist form here: link. Contact either instructor with questions: Math 137-01: Joseph Benson (jbenson4@macalester.edu); Math 137-03 and 03: William Mitchell (wmitchel@macalester.edu).

MATH 155, Intro to Statistical Modeling, all sections
Once all sections of 155 close during registration, the waitlist will open.  At that time, please check back and fill out the Math 155 Waitlist Form.

MATH 236, Linear Algebra, all sections
No signature required for this course. Math 236 Waitlist Form. Questions? Contact Tom Halverson (halverson@macalester.edu)

MATH 237, Applied Multivariable Calculus III, all sections
Once all sections of MATH 237 close during registration, the waitlist will open.  At that time, please check back and fill out the Math 237 Waitlist Form. Questions? Contact Joseph Benson (jbenson4@macalester.edu) or Ian Whitehead (iwhitehe@macalester.edu).

MATH 253, Statistical Computing and Machine Learning, all sections Once all sections of 253 close during registration, the waitlist will open.  At that time, please check back and fill out the Math 253 Waitlist Form.

MATH 279, Discrete Math, all sections
No signature required for this course. If and when sections begin to fill, a waitlist form will be posted here. Questions? Contact: Andrew Beveridge (abeverid@macalester.edu)

MATH 312, Differential Equations
If you can’t register for the course, please fill out the form here and then attend the first day of class.  Contact Will Mitchell (wmitchel@macalester.edu) with any further questions.

MATH 354, Probability
Once all sections of 354 close during registration, the waitlist will open.  At that time, please check back and fill out the Math 354 Waitlist Form.

MATH/COMP 361, Theory of Computation
See information under Computer Science Courses above

MATH 377, Real Analysis
There will be no waitlist maintained for this class. If you are interested in the course, you must attend on the first day of the semester. Questions? Contact Ian Whitehead (iwhitehe@macalester.edu)

MATH 379, Combinatorics
No waitlist for Combinatorics, unless the course fills during registration. Questions about this course? Contact: Andrew Beveridge (abeverid@macalester.edu)

MATH 437, Topics in Applied Math: Signal Processing
No signature required for this course. If and when the course fills, a waitlist form will be posted here. Questions? Contact David Shuman (dshuman1@macalester.edu)

MATH 453, Survival Analysis
There will be no wait list maintained for this class. If you are interested in the course, please attend on the first day of the semester. Questions? Contact Vittorio Addona (addona@macalester.edu)