GOVT 4000

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Major seminars in the Government department are small, advanced courses that cover an important theme or topic in contemporary politics in depth. Courses place particular emphasis on careful reading and classroom discussion, and students can expect to write a significant research paper. The enrollment limit is 15 students. These courses are open to all Cornell students, but preference in admissions is given to seniors over juniors, and to Government majors over other students.  Topics vary by semester and section.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Permission Note Preference given to: Government seniors and juniors.

Satisfies Requirement Counts toward the government major requirement when taken for "letter grade."

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Despotism: Russia and Elsewhere

  •  8960GOVT 4000  SEM 101

  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.