Courses

Review current and archived course offerings for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences along with tools for discovering new courses. 

Preliminary FAS Course Catalog

You may view the Preliminary AY 2023-2024 FAS Course Offerings in PDF format.

Please note that this document is a snapshot of a moment in time and is subject to change without notice. In June, the course search will be available in real time for the most updated course information.

Archived Course Catalogs

Access the 1879-2009 Courses of Instruction on the Harvard Library website to view digital versions of previous Courses of Instruction publications. Searchable PDF reports of course offerings 1999 to present are available below.

Some files are very large and can take a few moments to download.
 

 

Tools and Resources


Course search tools
Discover new courses based on academic requirements, syllabi, and your interests
 


Register for courses

Learn how to enroll in courses; view key dates and deadlines for enrollment changes


Course selection guidelines

Information about what to consider as you plan your schedule


Course Preview Period

Learn what to expect at the beginning of the semester