Concentration Requirements

Can I get credit for Government courses taken at Harvard Summer School?

Generally, students can count only one Harvard Summer School Government course, taught either on campus or abroad, towards their Government concentration requirements. If that course is not taught by a Harvard Government Department faculty member, the student must petition the Government DUS before the course is taken.

How do I cross-register for a course at the Kennedy School, and does it count for Government concentration credit?

There is a pre-approved list of Harvard Kennedy School courses for which Government concentrators will automatically receive Gov elective credit. However, the cross-registration form must still be signed by the Government DUS and turned in to the Registrar’s office in the Smith Center. Cross-registration forms are available at the Registrar and the Government Undergraduate Office. Please note that Law School courses are not letter-... Read more about How do I cross-register for a course at the Kennedy School, and does it count for Government concentration credit?