Freshman & Sophomore Seminars

Faculty Participation Form

Instructor Information

Semester you will teach this seminar

If you wish to review the entire application before filling out and submitting the online form, click here for a PDF version


Co-Instructionback to top ^
Is this seminar being co-taught? YesNo
If yes, what are the name, department, and email address of each co-instructor?

Co-instructor 1


Co-instructor 2


Additional Co-instructors

Seminar Department, Title and Typeback to top ^

Seminar Department

If the seminar department is DIFFERENT from your home department used above, please specify the correct seminar department here

Seminar Title

Seminar Type

24 (Freshman Seminar)* 1 unit only (14 contact hours)
39 (Freshman & Sophomore Seminar)* 1.5 units (21 contact hours), 2 units (28 contact hours), 3 units (42 contact hours) or 4 units (56 contact hours)
84 (Sophomore Seminar)* 1 unit (14 contact hours) or 2 units (28 contact hours)
Don't Know
* A few departments may use numbers other than 24, 39 and 84. Select the intended audience for your seminar and we will confirm the course number.
Course Informationback to top ^
You will need to contact your department's scheduler to obtain this information; if the course control number is not yet available, please submit the form without it

Grading (required):

P/NP  LG  

Enrollment Limit

The recommended limit for one-unit seminars is 15 to a maximum of 18. For more-unit seminars we can go as high as 25. If you want a lower or higher limit than the recommended, please enter it above.

Dates seminar will meet if not entire semester

Food for Thought and Other Programsback to top ^

Are you interested in participating in the FSS Food for Thought Program?

Food for Thought seminars (link opens in new window) enable you to continue your seminar discussions in a more informal setting, over lunch or dinner at a residential hall dining commons. This option is available for seminars enrolling freshmen only -- seminars enrolling sophomores are not eligible.
Yes  No  

Is your seminar part of 150 Years of Women at Berkeley?

Yes  No  

Are you interested in assigning the New York Times to your seminar students?

If so, check yes below. (All students now receive free subscriptions to both the NYT and the Wall Street Journal.)
Yes  No  
Seminar Descriptionback to top ^
Have you taught this seminar before? Yes  No  
If yes , would you like us to use the seminar description and faculty bio from the most recent time you taught the seminar?
Yes  No  
If no, please provide us with a one-paragraph seminar description and a one-paragraph faculty bio for the Freshman and Sophomore Seminars website
Faculty Biographyback to top ^
Please describe here the kind of students you had in mind as you were conceiving and designing the course. We are not recommending instructor approval, but if you prefer this enrollment option, please state so here, inform your department's scheduler, and provide explicit enrollment instructions to be included on the website.

Please review and correct the information above before proceeding