Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

GOVT 1111

A policy-centered approach to the study of government in the American experience.  Considers the American Founding and how it influenced the structure of government;  how national institutions operate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer.  Combined with: AMST 1115

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1958 GOVT 1111   LEC 002

    • MTWRF
    • Jun 21 - Jul 29, 2022
    • Leavitt, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=651

GOVT 1616

This course offers a survey of Western political Philosophy. We will be reading and discussing the spectrum of great canonical theorists that include Plato, Aristotle, Christ, St. Augustine, St. Thomas ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1284 GOVT 1616   LEC 001

    • MTWRF White Hall 106
    • Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2022
    • Moon, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3388

  •  1294 GOVT 1616   DIS 201

    • MTWRF White Hall 104
    • Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2022
    • Moon, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1295 GOVT 1616   DIS 202

    • MTWRF McGraw Hall 145
    • Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2022
    • Moon, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1296 GOVT 1616   DIS 203

    • MTWRF White Hall B06
    • Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2022
    • Moon, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 1817

An introduction to the basic concepts and practice of international politics with an emphasis on learning critical thinking.  The course is divided into two parts. In the first half, we will learn about ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Second. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1282 GOVT 1817   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2022
    • Gagnon, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=655

Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Three. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1298 GOVT 1817   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=655

GOVT 3092

How is public policy really formed in the United States today? Who are the key actors and decision makers who shape the laws and regulations that impact us at the local, state and federal levels of government? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: AMST 3092PAM 3090

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2045 GOVT 3092   LEC 001

    • WR Washington, DC
    • Jun 6 - Jul 28, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. Intended for Summer in Washington participants only.

GOVT 3141

The United States stands alone among Western, industrialized countries with its persistent, high rates of incarceration, long sentences, and continued use of the death penalty. This "American exceptionalism" ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First.  Combined with: AMST 3141

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1301 GOVT 3141   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1883

GOVT 3150

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the American legal system, its roots in natural and common law, the purposes/values it serves (e.g., resolution of private grievances; punishment of offenses ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1311 GOVT 3150   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in NYC. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1747

GOVT 3221

This course will explore the traditional dynamic and norms of political press coverage in the United States, and the impact of those patterns on both the government and the nation; some of the ways longstanding ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  1963 GOVT 3221   LEC 001

    • MW Washington, DC
    • Jun 6 - Jul 27, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3490

GOVT 3284

What do Matteo Salvini, Beppe Grillo, Victor Orban, Marine Le Pen, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have in common? The answer is - populism. 'Populism' is a term used to describe parties, movements, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1955 GOVT 3284   LEC 002

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • May 31 - Jun 17, 2022
    • Roberts, K

      von Wittelsbach, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3403

GOVT 3887

This course will introduce students to the law, theory, and practice of international human rights. Students will think critically about the effectiveness of the international human rights system by examining ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Second.  Combined with: LAW 3887

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1518 GOVT 3887   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2022
    • Brundige, E

    • TWF Online Meeting
    • Jun 21 - Jul 8, 2022
  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3227

GOVT 4999

One-on-one tutorial arranged by the student with a faculty member of his or her choosing. Open to government majors doing superior work, and it is the responsibility of the student to establish the research ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1514 GOVT 4999   IND 601

    • TBA
    • May 31 - Jun 17, 2022
    • Evangelista, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=682

Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2047 GOVT 4999   IND 602

  • Instruction Mode: In Person