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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Courses in Summer

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!

"Free Enterprise": The Use and Abuse of a Key American ConceptIthaca
"Only Connect': Forester's Howards End and A Passage to India Ithaca
Alaska from Juneau to Ketchikan: The Inlets and Coves of the Inside PassageU.S. (west)
Arctic Svalbard: Expedition to the Land of the Ice BearsEurope
Autonomous RobotsIthaca
Behind Bars: Mass Incarceration and the Carceral StateIthaca
Big Reds (ages 9-10)Ithaca
Bike the Finger LakesIthaca
CAU Bike Warriors Do Le Tour des Finger LakesIthaca
Explorers (ages 7-8)Ithaca
Focus on Aesthetics: A Photography WorkshopIthaca
France: The Rhone Valley: A Wine and Gastronomic AdventureEurope
Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger LakesIthaca
Greece: Circumnavigating the PeloponneseEurope
Hawaii's Big Island: Destruction and Creation in ParadiseOceania
Hip Hop: It's History, Music, and CultureIthaca
Home Ground: A Residential Landscape Design WorkshopIthaca
How to Have and to Hold: The Art of Living with and Loving a Partner Ithaca
JapanAmerica: Points of ContactIthaca
Junior Cornellians (ages 11-12)Ithaca
Little Bears (ages 3-4)Ithaca
Paddle Boarding and Kayaking the Finger LakesIthaca
Putin's Russia: The Soviet Past, the Democratic Experiment, and the Return of DictatorshipIthaca
Small Eats: An International Culinary ExplorationIthaca
Taking Flight: An Introduction to the World of BirdsIthaca
Teens (ages 13-15)Ithaca
Ten Great American TrialsIthaca
The Art of Video ProductionIthaca
The Golf ClinicIthaca
The Greatest Hits of Greek TragedyIthaca
The Harried Gourmet: Tasty Meals in an Hour or LessIthaca
The Personal Essay: A Writing WorkshopIthaca
The Rowing ClinicIthaca
The Sailing ClinicIthaca
The Science and the Magic of FractalsIthaca
The Tennis ClinicIthaca
The U.S. and the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictIthaca
The Wines Course 2016Ithaca
Throwing Clay: A Pottery Studio WorkshopIthaca
Tykes (ages 5-6)Ithaca
Washington, DC: Inside the Smithsonian with Secretary David SkortonU.S. (east)

Professional Studies

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

English for International Students and Scholars: SummerIthaca

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.

Animal Science: Captive Raptor ManagementIthaca
ANTHR 1300 Human Evolution: Genes, Behavior, and the Fossil Recordonline
Body, Mind, and HealthIthaca
EAS 1109 Dinosaurs!online
ECON 1110 Introductory Microeconomicsonline
Hotel Operations ManagementIthaca
ILRST 2100 Introductory Statisticsonline

Summer Session

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

AEM 1300 Macroeconomic Policy and the 2016 Election: Introduction to the Issues and How to Analyze ThemIthaca
AEM 2700 Management CommunicationIthaca
Architecture programsIthaca
ART 1505: Drawing RomeEurope
ART 2201: Introduction to PaintingIthaca
ART 2601 Photography: Introduction to PhotographyIthaca
ARTH 4696 The Art Marketonline
ASRC 1201 Elementary Arabic IIthaca
ASRC 1202 Elementary Arabic IIIthaca
BIOMG 2801: Laboratory in Genetics and GenomicsIthaca
BIOMI 2910 General Microbiology LaboratoryIthaca
BIOMS 1311 Paleoparasitology of Egypt and North Africaonline
BIOSM 1551 Introduction to Oceanography Lab at ShoalsU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3210: Anatomy and Function of Marine VertebratesU.S. (east)
COMM 3040 Writing and Editing for Magazines and Online MediaIthaca
COMM 3200 New Media and Societyonline
Cornell in Washington Summer ProgramWashington D.C.
DSOC 2090 Social InequalityIthaca
DSOC 2750 Immigration and a Changing Americaonline
DSOC 3400 Agriculture, Food, Sustainability and Social Justiceonline
EAS 1551 Introduction to Oceanography Lab at ShoalsU.S. (east)
ECON 3030: Intermediate Microeconomic TheoryIthaca
ECON 3040: Intermediate Macroeconomic TheoryIthaca
ECON 3430 Compensation, Incentives, and ProductivityIthaca
HD 3490 Positive PsychologyIthaca
ILRLE 2400 Economics of Wages and EmploymentIthaca
INFO 3200 New Media and Societyonline
ITAL 3270 Ancient/Modern Corpo-RealitiesEurope
LAW 4031: Introduction to the Global Study of LawEurope
PAM 2110 Views on the News: Perspectives on Public Policy in AmericaIthaca
PE 1261 Fitness and ConditioningIthaca
PE 1608 Trail RunningIthaca
PMA 4372 Performativity in ParisEurope
SOC 2208 Social InequalityIthaca
SOC 2560 Sociology of LawIthaca
SPAN 2097: Monologue:Being in the WorldEurope
SPAN 2180: Advanced Spanish Writing WorkshopEurope
STS 1451 Body, Mind, and Health: Historical Perspectives for Future ProfessionalsIthaca
VISST 3210 Ancient/Modern Corpo-RealitiesEurope

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