General Education Courses for Government Credit

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

FALL 2022

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 1181:
Meritocracy & its Critics
Michael Sandel EC Yes Yes (Political Theory subfield) Yes

 

SPRING 2023

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 1052: Race in a Polarized America

Jennifer Hochschild HSI Yes Yes (American Politics 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


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