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Government-related courses

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!

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 Session

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

ASIAN 2225 Literature, Politics, and Genocide in Cambodiaonline
Cornell in Washington Summer ProgramWashington D.C.
GOVT 1111 Introduction to American Government and PoliticsIthaca
GOVT 1817 Introduction to International RelationsIthaca
GOVT 3071 Introduction to Public PolicyIthaca
GOVT 3150 The American Legal System: Its Nature, Functions, and InstitutionsNew York City
ILRLE 2400 Economics of Wages and EmploymentIthaca
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 1615 Introduction to Political Philosophyonline
GOVT 3434 Chinese Empire & the Cambodian ExperienceAsia (southeast)
GOVT 6021 Poverty & Social PolicyIthaca

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