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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!

New Paltz, NY: The 2018 Midterm Elections--A Weekend Seminar
New Zealand: From Auckland to Milford Sound by SeaOceania

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
ASIAN 2225: Literature, Politics, and Genocide in Cambodiaonline
GOVT 1615: Introduction to Modern Political TheoryIthacaonline
GOVT 2623: History and Politics of the Modern and Contemporary Middle EastIthaca
GOVT 3887: International Human Rights in Theory and PracticeIthaca
HIST 1591: A Global Approach to Modern Chinese HistoryIthaca
ILRLR 1100: Introduction to U.S. Labor HistoryIthaca
NES 2619: History and Politics of the Modern and Contemporary Middle EastIthaca
SOC 3310: Modern European PoliticsEurope
STS 2871: EvolutionIthaca
Summer Program in TurinEurope


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