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    STAT Courses

COMP Courses for Fall 2020

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 112, Introduction to Data Science, all sections
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 Comp/Stat 112 Waitlist Form.

COMP 123, Core Concepts in Computer Science, all sections
No signature required for this course. If and when a section begins to fill, please fill out the COMP 123 Waitlist Form. Questions? Contact: Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu

COMP 127, Object-Oriented Programming and Abstraction, all sections
No signature required for this course. If and when sections begin to fill, please fill out the Comp 127 Waitlist Form. Questions? Contact: Abigail Marsh (amarsh1@macalester.edu)

COMP 128, 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: Esra Kadioglu (ekadiogl@macalester.edu

COMP 194, Intro to Data Storytelling
Four seats in this course will be held for each year (SR, JR, SO, FR), contact Aisling Quigley (aquigley@macalester.edu) for more information.

COMP 221, Algorithm Design and Analysis
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared Comp Core Waitlist Form to request permission. Questions? 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 Core Waitlist Form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Shilad Sen (ssen@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 Core 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 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 Getiria Onsongo (gonsongo@macalester.edu). Questions about the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

COMP 320, Computational Biology
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the Comp Bio Waitlist Form to request permission. Questions about the course or the form? Contact Getiria Onsongo  (gonsongo@macalester.edu). Course Description

COMP 394 (cross-listed ENG 294-02), Video Games: Coding, Narrative, and Life in VR
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the Video Games Waitlist Form to request permission. Questions about the course or the form? Contact Bret Jackson (bjackson@macalester.edu). Course Description

COMP 394, Software Testing
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared Comp Elective 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 440, Collective 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 Shilad Sen (ssen@macalester.edu). Questions about the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

COMP 479, Network Science
See information under MATH 479 below.

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 or the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

COMP 494, Computer Security and Privacy
Signature/permission is required to register for this course. Complete the shared Comp Elective Waitlist Form to request permission. Questions about the course? Contact Abigail Marsh (amarsh1@macalester.edu). Questions about the form? Contact Susan Fox (fox@macalester.edu)

MATH Courses for Fall 2020

MATH 135, Applied Multivariable Calculus I all sections
Once any one section of 135 closes during registration, a common waitlist will form for the three sections. Math 135 Waitlist Form. Questions? Contact Tom Halverson (halverson@macalester.edu)

MATH 137, Applied Multivariable Calculus II, all sections
Once any one section of 137 closes during registration, a common waitlist will form for the three sections. Questions? Contact Taryn Cristina Flock (tflock@macalester.edu)

MATH 236, Linear Algebra, all sections
No signature required for this course. If and when a section begins to fill, please fill out the MATH 236 Waitlist Form. Questions? Contact Lori Ziegelmeier (lziegel1@macalester.edu)

MATH 237, Applied Multivariable Calculus III, all sections
No signature required for this course. Please attend on the first day if interested but unable to register. Send questions to Will Mitchell, wmitchel@macalester.edu

MATH 279, Discrete Math, all sections
No signature required for this course. If and when a section begins to fill, please fill out the MATH 279 Waitlist Form. Questions? Contact: Andrew Beveridge (abeverid@macalester.edu

MATH 312, Differential Equations
No signature required for this course.  Questions: please contact Will Mitchell (wmitchel@macalester.edu

MATH 354, Probability
If and when the sections close, the waitlist will be posted here. Questions? Contact: David Shuman (dshuman1@macalester.edu)

MATH 377, Real Analysis
No signature required for this course.  Please fill out the MATH 377 Waitlist Form if you are interested in the course and are unable to register. Questions? Contact Taryn Cristina Flock (tflock@macalester.edu) 

MATH 379, Combinatorics
No signature required for this course. If and when sections begin to fill, a waitlist form will be posted here. Questions? Contact: Kristin Heysee (kheysee@macalester.edu

MATH 432, Mathematical Modeling
No signature required for this course. If and when the section closes, the waitlist will open. Questions: please contact Will Mitchell (wmitchel@macalester.edu)  

MATH 479, Network Science
If you have not taken MATH 379 Combinatorics then you need an override to register for this course. You must have taken a 300-level math course, preferably one that is proof-focussed. Contact: Andrew Beveridge (abeverid@macalester.edu)   If and when the section begins to fill, please fill out the MATH 479 Waitlist Form.

STAT Courses for Fall 2020

STAT 112, All Sections, 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 Comp/Stat 112 Waitlist Form.

STAT 125, Epidemiology, all sections
If you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please contact Vittorio Addona (addona@macalester.edu).

STAT 155, Intro to Statistical Modeling, all sections
Once all sections of 155 close during registration, a waitlist will open.  Once Stat 155 has closed, please check back and fill out the STAT 155 Waitlist Form. Do not fill out the form prior to your registration time.

STAT 253, Statistical 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 STAT 253 Waitlist Form.

STAT 354, Probability
If and when the sections close, the waitlist will be posted here. Questions? Contact: David Shuman (dshuman1@macalester.edu)

STAT 451, Causal Inference
If and when all sections close, the waitlist will open. At that time, please check back and fill out the STAT 451 Waitlist Form.

STAT 453, Survival Analysis
If you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please contact Vittorio Addona (addona@macalester.edu).