Summer School Policy

Concentrators and secondary-field students can count one Harvard Summer School (HSS) Government course, chosen from a preapproved list of courses, towards their Government concentration requirements. The preapproved list for Summer 2022 is below. No petitions to count other courses will be considered. Before enrolling in any HSS course, please read the information here about general policies for Harvard College students
 

Harvard Summer School 2022 courses that can count for Government credit


The following courses can count for Government concentration or secondary-field credit. Unless otherwise noted, for concentrators, the courses count only toward elective credit:

Govt S-10: Introduction to Political Philosophy (March) (may also count for theory subfield)

Govt S-20: Introduction to Comparative Politics (Fujihira) (may also count for comparative subfield)

Govt S-1045: Justice (Imparato) (may also count for theory subfield

Govt S-1071: Politics of Religion in Liberal Democracies (Soroka) (may also count for comparative subfield)

Govt S-1111: Political Corruption (J. Baum) (may also count for comparative subfield)

Govt S-1113: Democracy's Century (Soroka) (may also count for comparative subfield)

Govt S-1285: Politics and Governance in the Global South (Weaver) (may also count for comparative subfield)

Govt S-1315: Race and US Politics (Wise) (may also count for American subfield)

Govt S-1362: Political Communication (M. Baum) (may also count for American subfield)
Govt S-1550: Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy (M. Baum) (may also count for IR subfield)

Govt S-1731: The Future of War (Nichols) (may also count for IR subfield)

Govt S-1763: Thinking Outside the Box: New Insights into North Korea (Park) (may also count for comparative subfield)

Govt S-1786: Globalization and the Nation State (Prevelakis) (may also count for comparative subfield)

Govt S-1967: Modern Islamic Political Thought (March) (may also count for theory subfield)

 

Stat S-100: Introduction to Statistics and Applied Data Analysis (Rader & Vu) – only for concentrators wanting to meet the Gov methods requirement. Note that any concentrator meeting the methods requirement with a course outside the Gov Dept is required to take one additional Gov elective. This course does not count as a Gov elective for concentrators or toward Gov secondary-field credit. 
 
If you have any questions about policies for summer school, please email the Gov undergraduate office.