Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Minor)

Minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE MINOR)
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business
Departments: Philosophy, Political Science, Economics

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) is a rigorous applied course of study particularly well-suited to students going into government, civil service, and/or professional schools (e.g., Law or Medicine).

Students majoring in Philosophy, Political Science, or Economics often can complete the PPE minor in only 18 additional hours, applying 6 hours in-common between the minor and the major. 

Program Requirements

Required Courses6
Introduction to Philosophy, Politics, and Economics - SB
Selected Readings in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Electives
Select two Philosophy courses from the following:6
Social and Political Philosophy
Philosophy and Feminism - AH, D1
Philosophy of Race and Racism - AH, D1
Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Philosophy of Law
African-American Philosophy
Political Philosophy
Critical Social Theory
Health Care, Justice & Community
Fundamentals of Diversity
Select two Political Science courses from the following:6
Urban Political Economy
Public Policy
The Politics of Global Economic Relations
Global Environmental Politics
Democratization
Comparative Political Economy
Modern Political Thought
Democracy and Its Critics
Contemporary Political Theory
Environmental Policy
Select two Economics courses from the following:6
Intermediate Microeconomics
Urban Economics
Labor Economics
Environmental Economics
Law and Economics
Capitalism and Economic Freedom
Public Finance
State and Local Government Finance
The Economics of Entrepreneurship
History of Economic Thought
Minimum Total Hours24

The student must maintain a 2.00 average in the minor program for its successful completion.