- Learn how modern Western ideas about freedom and justice have their roots in antiquity.
- Explore the meaning and importance of these concepts in Western thought.
- Formulate your own ideas and opinions about the place of these concepts in modern politics and law.
- Familiarize yourself with some of the foundational works and ideas of a liberal arts education.
- Develop the critical thinking and writing skills that are necessary for a successful college career.
Our programs offer you the rare opportunity to work closely with some of Cornell's most distinguished professors. Under their guidance, you'll develop the critical thinking and writing skills essential for success in college. You'll also have the chance to talk with them about your academic goals and career aspirations.