Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Minor)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
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.
|Introduction to Philosophy, Politics, and Economics|
|Selected Readings in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics|
|Select two Philosophy courses from the following:||6|
|Social and Political Philosophy|
|Philosophy and Feminism|
|Philosophy of Race and Racism|
|Philosophy of Law|
|Critical Social Theory|
|Health Care, Justice & Community|
|Fundamentals of Diversity|
|Select two Political Science courses from the following:||6|
|Urban Political Economy|
|The Politics of Global Economic Relations|
|Global Environmental Politics|
|Comparative Political Economy|
|Modern Political Thought|
|Democracy and Its Critics|
|Contemporary Political Theory|
|Select two Economics courses from the following:||6|
|Law and Economics|
|Capitalism and Economic Freedom|
|State and Local Government Finance|
|The Economics of Entrepreneurship|
|History of Economic Thought|
|Minimum Total Hours||24|
The student must maintain a 2.00 average in the minor program for its successful completion.
At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.