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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2020 will run from December 26, 2019 to January 18, 2020, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2020. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an email when this happens, please join our email list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Culture-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!

Austria and Hungary: After the Habsburgs--Authoritarianism and DemocracyEurope
Cuba: Havana and Washington - Renewed RelationsLatin America
France: The Rhone Valley: A Wine and Gastronomic AdventureEurope
From the Puritans to the Panthers: The American Political Tradition
Grand Transatlantic Passage: In the Wake of Columbus from the Caribbean to SpainOceania
Hip Hop: It's History, Music, and CultureIthaca
Hip Hop: Music, Culture, and RaceIthaca
India: Vast, Various, and VibrantAsia (south)
Inside the Smithsonian with Curators and ConservatorsU.S. (east)
Italy: Puglia and Matera - Their History, Art, Architecture, and CuisineEurope
Japan: Exploring Japan's Diversity through Its Culture, Religion, and ArtAsia (east)
Moscow and St. Petersburg - Strange, Alluring, Enthrallingoff campus
New Zealand: From Auckland to Milford Sound by SeaOceaniaoff campus
Not Just a Game: Sports and Politics in American HistoryIthaca
River Cruise from Basel to Amsterdam
Sharia: The Origins and Workings of Islamic LawIthaca
The Jewish American ExperienceIthaca
The Mythical Dominion: A History of BrooklynIthaca
Treasures of the Ionian and Adriatic Seas: A Voyage from Athens to Venice
Washington, DC: Inside the Smithsonian with Curators and ConservatorsU.S. (east)Washington D.C.
Washington, DC: Inside the Smithsonian with Secretary David SkortonU.S. (east)

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.

The Fashion StudioIthaca

Summer Session

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

AMST 1572 America's Wars from Alexander Hamilton to Barack Obama and beyond, 1776- futureIthaca
AMST 4412 Playing out Difference: History and Identity in Sports Film
BSOC 2821: Science in Western Civilization: Newton to Darwin, Darwin to Einstein
CLASS 2604: Greek Mythologyonline
COGST 1111: Making a Difference by Design
ENGL 2090: Introduction to Cultural StudiesIthaca
FGSS 4412 Playing out Difference: History and Identity in Sports Film
GERST 2250: Genius and Madness in Literature
GOVT 3323: Modern European Politics
HE 4080: Practicing Medicine Health Care Culture and Careers
HIST 2820: Science in Western Civilization
Imagining Rome: Creative Writing Workshops in ItalyEurope
INFO 1305: Computation and Culture in a Digital Age
INFO 3200 New Media and Societyonline
INFO 4301: Ethics in New Media, Technology, and Communication
Intensive Nepali language program
ITAL 3270 Ancient/Modern Corpo-RealitiesEurope
NES 2619: History and Politics of the Modern and Contemporary Middle East
PMA 4412 Playing out Difference: History and Identity in Sports Film
PSYCH 1500: Introduction to Environmental Psychology
SOC 3310: Modern European Politics
SPAN 2230: Perspectives on Spain
STS 2821: Science in Western Civilization
STS 2871: Evolution
Summer Program in MadridEurope
Summer Program in TurinEurope
VISST 3210 Ancient/Modern Corpo-RealitiesEurope
VISST 4412 Playing out Difference: History and Identity in Sports Film

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.

ARTH 3600 Contemporary Art: 1960-PresentIthaca
CLASS 2604: Greek Mythology
COMM 3090: Experiential Writing in the Yucatan: Environmental and Cultural Communication
HIST 2007 Global Capitalism in One Community
PLSCI 3090: Experiential Writing in the Yucatan: Environmental and Cultural Communication
VISST 3600 Contemporary Art: 1960-Present

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