Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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

  •  1113 GOVT 1616   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024
    • Staff

  • 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=3388

  •  1114 GOVT 1616   DIS 201

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

  •  1115 GOVT 1616   DIS 202

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

  •  1116 GOVT 1616   DIS 203

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

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

  •  1117 GOVT 1817   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024
    • Staff

  • 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=655

Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Three. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1118 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 3071

For description, see GOVT 3071. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  1170 GOVT 3071   LEC 080

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, D.C.

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

  •  1166 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

  •  1168 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 3313

What explains authoritarian resilience in the Middle East? What are the causes and consequences of Islamist political attitudes and behavior? What is the historical legacy of colonialism and empire in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First.  Combined with: JWST 3850NES 3850

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1172 GOVT 3313   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=673

GOVT 3686

"What's true of all the evils in the world is true of plague as well. It helps men to rise above themselves," wrote Albert Camus in The Plague. It is not just the current pandemic: climate change, warlike ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Second. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1089 GOVT 3686   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=3339

Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Three. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1088 GOVT 3686   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=3339

GOVT 3796

What does it mean to be free? What does freedom require? How do capitalism and neoliberalism shape the way we think about freedom, and the possibilities for freedom?  These are some of the questions we ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1086 GOVT 3796   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 3 - Jun 21, 2024
    • Staff

  • 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=3572

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1007 GOVT 3887   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024
    • Brundige, E

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024
    • Brundige, E

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous