Honors Specialization in Politics, Philosophy and Economics

Be part of the interesting and exciting PPE program by taking courses in three departments, providing a multi-faceted education and preparing you to take on leadership roles in domestic or international politics, law, public policy, economics and business, and it is a pathway to professional and graduate programs in public policy, law, journalism, philosophy, political science, economics, and business.

Political Science

How do politicians make decisions?

How much should governments tax the top 1%?

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Laura Stephenson
Political Science

Today’s leaders face challenging problems that can only be solved with insights from different disciplines. PPE prepares students, with knowledge from economics, philosophy and politics.
Laura Stephenson

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Based on 2017 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings

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Philosophy

Is war ever justified?


What is social justice?

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Andrew Botterell
Philosophy

Good philosophers, like good economists and political scientists, relentlessly question the status quo. This is precisely what we want our PPE students to do.
Andrew Botterell

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Based on 2017 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings

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Economics

Is what is good for business good for society?

When should governments intervene in markets?

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Terry Sicular
Economics

Economics provides a unique lens for understanding today's pressing issues.  The PPE program provides an opportunity to delve deeply into & discuss policy approaches to such issues.
Terry Sicular

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Based on 2017 ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities

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