GOVT 4000

GOVT 4000

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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 Enrollment preference given to: Government seniors and juniors.

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

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: The Truth About Fake News

  •  6646GOVT 4000  SEM 101

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Cirone, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Government Seniors/Juniors given preference. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: International Security & World Politics

  •  6647GOVT 4000  SEM 102

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Ward, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Government Seniors/Juniors given preference. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6223

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Comparative Social Policy

  •  8464GOVT 4000  SEM 104

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Perera, I

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Preference given to: Government Seniors/Juniors. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6495

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: The Politics of Critical Theory

  • 16729GOVT 4000  SEM 105

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Markell, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Preference given to: Government Seniors/Juniors. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6254

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: The End of Regionalism?

  • 16730GOVT 4000  SEM 106

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Schade, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Preference given to: Government Seniors/Juniors. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: US Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective

  • 16973GOVT 4000  SEM 107

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Mahmudlu, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Preference given to: Government Seniors/Juniors. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.