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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

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Cornell's Adult University

Adult and youth programs--travel around the world or have an education vacation on the beautiful Cornell campus--led by some of our most distinguished faculty!

Cuba: Havana and Washington - Renewed Relations
New Paltz, New York The 2016 Presidential Election: A Weekend SeminarU.S. (east)

Professional Studies

Intensive learning experiences for students, professionals, and executives year-round, all drawing on Cornells renowned resources and faculty.

Institute for Computer Policy and Law (ICPL)Ithaca
Policy Development ProgramIthaca

Summer College for High School Students

Offers talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to experience the excitement of college life, take university courses, work with renowned faculty, earn college credit, explore majors and careers, and make friends from around the world.

Foundations in American LawIthaca
Freedom and JusticeIthaca

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

AMST 3140 History of American Foreign Policy, 1912 to the PresentWashington D.C.
ASIAN 2225 Literature, Politics, and Genocide in Cambodiaonline
Cornell in Washington Summer ProgramWashington D.C.
CRP 3850 Special TopicsIthaca
GOVT 1111 Introduction to American Government and PoliticsIthaca
GOVT 1615 Introduction to Political PhilosophyIthacaonline
GOVT 1817 Introduction to International RelationsIthaca
GOVT 3150 The American Legal System: Its Nature, Functions, and InstitutionsNew York City
HIST 1880 American Constitutional HistoryIthaca
HIST 3140 History of American Foreign Policy, 1912 to the PresentWashington D.C.
ILRLE 2400 Economics of Wages and EmploymentIthaca
NS 4630 Global Health, Development and Policy Issues in TanzaniaAfrica
NTRES 4940 Creating Green Cities and Sustainable FuturesIthaca
Summer Program in TurinEurope
Teaching American History CorningIthaca
Teaching American History FallsburgIthaca

Winter Session

Earn up to four credits in just three weeks--either on campus or online, reduce your course load, benefit from small classes, and immerse yourself in a subject. You can also work closely with your professor and receive more individualized attention.

ECON 1110 Introductory MicroeconomicsIthacaonline
ECON 1120 Introductory MacroeconomicsIthacaonline
GOVT 6021 Poverty & Social PolicyIthaca


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