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Open Houses 2021

The Columbia College Open Houses are for major exploration.

  • Meet with department faculty, advisers, and current students
  • Discuss the major/concentration requirements, research, internship, and job opportunities
  • Columbia College sophomores and first-years are welcome

* Please note: Open House information is continually being updated. Please continue to check back as more dates are finalized!

 
African-American Studies 
TBA
 
American Studies
Tuesday, March 9
5:00-6:30p.m.
 
Zoom link here
Passcode: 669438
 
Anthropology 
TBA
 
Archaeology
Thursday, March 11
6:30-7:30 PM. 
 
Zoom link here 
Meeting ID: 940 7209 7748
Passcode: 752369
 
Architecture
The Fall 2021 program planning meeting, which covers course selection for next year, as well as major and concentration requirements, will take place on Monday, March 29 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link found here.
 
Art History
Monday, March 8
6:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Astronomy
Wednesday, March 10
7:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here.
Meeting ID: 977 3365 0316
Passcode: 948501
 
Business Management
TBA
 
Chemistry
Tuesday, March 9
6:00-7:30 p.m.
 
Zoom link here.
Meeting ID: 989 1119 1140
Passcode: 639558

Classics 
Wednesday, March 17
12:00-1:30 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
Meeting ID: 915 5181 4773
Passcode: 683637
 
The program in Hellenic Studies will hold a separate open house on Friday, March 26 11:00-12:00 p.m.
Zoom link here.
 
Computer Science
TBA 
 
Creative Writing
Thursday, February 25
4:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
Passcode: 341811
 
Dance
A program planning meeting will take place on Monday, March 8 at 12:00 p.m. where the major and concentration will be discussed.
 
For the Zoom link, please Direct Message Barnard Dance on social media or email dance@barnard.edu.
 
Drama and Theatre Arts
A program planning meet will take place on Tuesday, March 9 at 6:00 p.m. where the major and concentration will be discussed.
 
Please email Coretta Grant at cgrant@columbia.edu for the Zoom link. 
 
Earth and Environmental Sciences 
Tuesday, March 9
7:30-8:30 p.m.
 
Zoom link here.
Meeting ID: 982 1413 7173
Passcode: 330275
 
 
East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALAC)
TBA 
 
 
Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B) 
Wednesday, March 17
7:15-8:15 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Economics
No Open House  
 
Education
TBA 
 
English and Comparative Literature 
Monday, March 8
12:00-1:30 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Ethnicity and Race Studies (CSER)
TBA 
 
Film and Media Studies
Monday, March 8th
4:00-6:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
French 
TBA
 
German
Friday, March 12
3:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
History
Open House & Career Session
Thursday, February 25th 
5:30pm to 7:30pm
The event will be via Zoom and will include Sarah Goldberg of Columbia's Center for Career Education, a panel of History alumni, and current faculty and fellow History majors.  Each group will be discussing the uses of studying History on a personal, intellectual and professional level, the kind of careers available for History majors and concentrators, and alumni advice and tips for the job market. 
 
To RSVP, please email (undergraduate-history@columbia.edu) with the subject "Career Session RSVP".  With your RSVP you can also provide any questions or areas that you would like to have covered.
 
Human Rights
Monday, February 22nd 12:00 p.m.
 
Join the Zoom meeting here
 
Meeting ID: 789 303 6155
Passcode: 877884
 
Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
TBA
 
Italian
TBA
 
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
TBA
 
Latin American and Iberian Cultures (LAIC) 
TBA
 
Linguistics
TBA
 
Mathematics
Tuesday, March 9
6:30-7:30 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
Meeting ID: 928 6027 6982
Password: 543131
 
The department will use Slido for participant questions before and during the event. To access Slido:

There is a separate Slido room for each of the panelists. Use the drop-down menu to change rooms to post and upvote questions before and during the event.  
  1. Mathematics Majors (Prof. Mu-Tao-Wang, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Mathematics)
  2. Calculus (Prof. George Dragomir, Calculus Director)
  3. Mathematics-Computer Science (Prof. Chu-Chu Melissa Liu, Mathematics Adviser for the Math-CS major)
  4. Mathematics-Economics and Mathematics-Statistics (Prof. Julien Dubédat, Mathematics Adviser for the Math-Econ and Math -Stats majors)
  5. Barnard Mathematics (Prof. Daniela De Silva, Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Barnard)
  6. Undergraduate Math Society (Anda Tenie, President UMS)
 
(Note that during the event, changing Slido rooms does not change your Zoom room—you need to do that separately.) 
 
 
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) 
Friday, March 12
2:00-4:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Philosophy
TBA
 
Physics
Thursday, February 25
7:00-8:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Political Science 
Wednesday, March 10
5:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Psychology and Neuroscience and Behavior
Monday, March 8
11:00-12:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here.
Meeting ID: 688 256 8906
 
Religion
Thursday, March 11
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
All undergraduate students are invited to the event taking place immediately after the open house: "MLK/FBI: Religion of Surveillance." More information and RSVP here
 
Slavic Languages
Tuesday, March 9
4:00-5:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here.
Password: 189324
 
Sociology
Monday, March 15
6:00-7:00 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Questions? Contact Theresa Sharpe at ts2785@columbia.edu or Winston Gordon III at wg2339@columbia.edu
 
Statistics
Tuesday, March 9
5:00-6:30 p.m.
 
Zoom link here
 
Urban Studies 
Please join us for the informational meeting for Fall 2021 classes, where we will give a general overview of the courses being offered next term, answer questions about our curricular requirements, and discuss the unique opportunities that the Barnard Columbia Urban Studies program has to offer.
 
All Urban Studies majors, faculty members, and prospective students are invited to attend.
 
Tuesday, March 16th at 6:15 p.m.
 
Please RSVP here to receive the Zoom link
 
Visual Arts
Tuesday, March 9
5:00-6:00 p.m.
 
Zoom meeting ID: 918 5165 1591
Passcode: 044986
 
Women's and Gender Studies
TBA

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