General Education Courses for Government Credit

The following courses in Harvard's new General Education Program count for credit in Government, as noted below:  

SPRING 2020

Course Faculty Gen Ed category* Counts for Gov concentration elective credit? Counts for Gov concentration subfield credit? Counts for the secondary field in Government?
Gen Ed 1008: Power and Identity in the Middle East Melani Cammett HSI Yes Yes (Comparative subfield) Yes
Gen Ed 1035: Dissent and Disobedience in Democracies Arthur Applbaum EC Yes No No
Gen Ed 1052: Race in a Polarized America Jennifer Hochschild HSI Yes Yes (American subfield) Yes
Gen Ed 1102: Making Change When Change is Hard: the Law, Politics, and Policy of Social Change Samantha Power & Cass Sunstein

EC or HSI

Yes No No
Gen Ed 1119: Law, Politics, and Trade Policy: Lessons from East Asia Christina Davis HSI Yes Yes (IR subfield) Yes
Gen Ed 1142: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Question of Conscientious Citizenship Brandon Terry EC Yes No No

 

FALL 2019

  Faculty Gen Ed category* Counts for Gov concentration elective credit? Counts for Gov concentration subfield credit? Counts for the secondary field in Government?
Gen Ed 1058: Tech Ethics: AI, Biotech, and the Future of Human Nature Michael Sandel &  Douglas Melton EC or STS Yes Yes (Political theory subfield) Yes
Gen Ed 1123: Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East Malika Zeghal HSI Yes No No

 

*Gen Ed categories: EC = Ethics & Civics; HSI = History, Societies, Individuals; STS = Science & Technology in Society 


Click here for information about Government Department courses that meet the College's new distribution requirement and quantitative reasoning with data (QRD) requirement