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Professional Studies

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

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.

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 1115: Introduction to American Government and PoliticsIthaca
AMST 3128 America's Changing FacesWashington D.C.
ASIAN 2225: Literature, Politics, and Genocide in Cambodiaonline
Cornell in Washington Summer ProgramWashington D.C.
GOVT 1111: Introduction to American Government and PoliticsIthaca
GOVT 1615: Introduction to Modern Political TheoryIthacaonline
GOVT 1817: Introduction to International RelationsIthacaonline
GOVT 2623: History and Politics of the Modern and Contemporary Middle EastIthaca
GOVT 3071: Introduction to Public PolicyIthaca
GOVT 3128 America's Changing FacesWashington D.C.
GOVT 3150: The American Legal SystemNew York City
GOVT 3887: International Human Rights in Theory and PracticeIthaca
LAW 3887 International Human Rights in Theory & Practice
NES 2619: History and Politics of the Modern and Contemporary Middle EastIthaca
NTRES 4940: Special Topics in Natural ResourcesIthaca
PADM 1734: Disasters
PHIL 1920: Introduction to Modern Political Theory
Summer Program in TurinEurope

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.

GOVT 3434 Chinese Empire & the Cambodian ExperienceAsia (southeast)


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