GOVT 4000

GOVT 4000

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

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Winter Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: The Truth About Fake News

  •  1109 GOVT 4000   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Online Winter Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit