Secondary Field Requirements

Is the list of courses that meet secondary-field requirements the same as the list of courses that meet the concentration "elective" requirements?

No. Only courses in the Government Department, and a small number of outside courses taught by Government Department faculty, may be used toward the secondary field requirements. Many of the courses outside the Department that concentrators take for elective credit (for instance, courses at the Harvard Kennedy School) cannot be used toward the secondary field.

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If I am doing Government as a secondary field, how many Gov courses can I double count with other requirements?

You are limited to counting only one course for your Secondary Field and your primary concentration.  However, you may double-count more than one Secondary Field course with other programs, such as Gen Ed or language citations. See the Secondary Fields website for more information. Read more about If I am doing Government as a secondary field, how many Gov courses can I double count with other requirements?