General Education Courses for Government Credit

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

FALL 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 1032: 
Res Publica: A History of Representative Government

Daniel Carpenter EC or HSI Yes Yes (American Politics subfield) Yes
Gen Ed 1092:
American Society and Public Policy
Theda Skocpol & Mary Waters HSI Yes Yes (American Politics 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 1123: 
Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East
Malika Zeghal HSI Yes No No
Gen Ed 1171: 
Justice: Ethics in an Age of Pandemic and Racial Reckoning
Michael Sandel EC Yes Yes (Political Theory subfield) Yes

 

SPRING 2021

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 1052: Race in a Polarized America

Jennifer Hochschild HSI Yes Yes (American Politics subfield) Yes

 

*Gen Ed categories: EC = Ethics & Civics; HSI = History, Societies, Individuals


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