The department offers special opportunities within the major such as a minor in Crime, Prisons, Education & Justice, Public Policy, International Relations, the Cornell in Washington program, the Study Abroad program, the honors program, and the option to do an independent study project of your own design with a faculty member.
Beyond the introductory level, students choose from many upper level lecture and seminar-style courses.
Courses offered in the current semester can be viewed here.
Many of Cornell’s distinguished undergraduates have also gone on to become distinguished professors of political science themselves, holding positions at Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and others.
PRACTICAL SKILLS Government is a cornerstone discipline of a liberal arts education.