Courses of Instruction
We invite you to use this interactive and searchable catalogue for program planning.
You will find current information for all courses offered at Barnard, along with links to Columbia courses, the University Directory of Classes, and departmental websites.
Listings of courses in this catalogue is not a guarantee of their availability, and the College may revise its degree requirements from time to time.
Reading the Course Listings
Certain courses are offered in both autumn and Spring terms and may be taken in either term.
The following alphabetical prefixes designate the Division of the University for whose students the course is primarily offered or indicate joint courses:
BC - Barnard College
CC - Columbia College
UN - Undergraduate Students
GU - Undergraduate and Graduate Students
GR - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
GS - School of General Studies
PS - School of Professional Studies
AF - School of the Arts (Film)
AR - School of the Arts (General)
AS - School of the Arts (Sound Arts)
AT - School of the Arts (Theatre)
AW - School of the Arts (Writing)
AV - School of the Arts (Visual Arts)
S - Summer Session
H - Columbia University in Paris
The level of the course is generally as follows:
4000-4999 Advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate
5000-8999 Graduate, normally not open to undergraduates