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PPE Special Major

Philosophy, Political Science, & Economics (PPE)
COURSE Special Major Requirements
Philosophy based

(see POLS for Political Science based)
 

Acceptance Requirement:  2.67 GPA in Philosophy Courses 
Completion of two Philosophy courses (1 intro and 1 other)                                   

Graduation Requirements: 12 Credits    
Must include each of these following numbered categories of courses:
                                                              
6 Credits in Philosophy                                                                                           

  • Must include  -
    PHIL 11 Moral Philosophy or PHIL 101 Moral Philosophy seminar,
    and
    PHIL 21 Social & Political Philosophy or PHIL 37 Contemporary Political Philosophy or PHIL 121 Social & Political Philosophy seminar.
  • May include any of the following -
    PHIL 27 (Ethics & Technology), PHIL 35 (Environmental Ethics), PHIL 41 (Peace & Political Philosophy), PHIL 45 (Futures in Feminism), PHIL 51 (Human Rights), PHIL 52 (Bioethics), PHIL 55 (Philosophy of Law), PHIL 61 (Philosophy of Race & Gender), PHIL 71 (Ethics & Economics), PHIL 155 (Philosophy of Law), or other related courses as they are added  

3 Credits in Political Science                                                                             

  • POLS 66 (International Political Economy) or POLS 116 (International Political Economy Seminar)                                                                                                      
  • POLS 34 (Capitalism and Socialism) or POLS 47 (Ethics and Economics)                
  • POLS 11 (Ancient Political Thought), or POLS 12 (Modern Political Thought), or POLS 100 (Ancient Political Thought seminar) or POLS 101 (Modern Political Theory seminar)                          

3 Credits in Economics (not counting ECON 1)

  • Must include ECON 11 (Intermediate Microeconomics)*     
    *In practice, students must take MATH 15 (Elementary Single-Variable Calculus), although that will not be counted toward the 12 credits, since it is treated as a prerequisite.                          
  • Must include at least one of ECON 13 (Economic Efficiency, Markets and Distributive Justice), ECON 41 (Public Economics) and ECON 42 (Law and Economics)                                                                                                           

Senior Exercise                                                                                                               

  • PHIL Senior Exercise -  PHIL 99 Senior Course Study or PHIL 96 Senior Course Thesis        
 

Philosophy, Political Science, & Economics (PPE)  
HONORS Special Major Requirements
Philosophy based

 

Acceptance Requirement:  3.33 GPA in Philosophy Courses & 3.33 GPA Overall Courses      
Completion of two Philosophy courses (1 intro + 1 other)                               

Graduation Requirements: 12 Credits                                                                   

6 Credits in Philosophy                                                                                            

  • 1 PHIL honors prep - PHIL 101 Moral Philosophy, or PHIL 121 Social & Political Philosophy, or PHIL 155 Philosophy of Law                                               
  • May include any of the following - 
    PHIL 27 (Ethics & Technology), PHIL 35 (Environmental Ethics), PHIL 41 (Peace & Political Philosophy), PHIL 45 (Futures in Feminism), PHIL 51 (Human Rights), PHIL 52 (Bioethics), PHIL 55 (Philosophy of Law), PHIL 61 (Philosophy of Race & Gender), PHIL 71 (Ethics & Economics), PHIL 155 (Philosophy of Law), or other related courses as they are added                                                              

3 Credits in Political Science                                                                       

  • 1 POLS honors prep                                                                                   
  • One of POLS 66 (International Political Economy), POLS 34 (Capitalism & Socialism) or POLS 47 (Ethics & Economics)                                                     

3 Credits in Economics (not counting ECON 1)                                                                  

  • 1 ECON honors prep                                                                              
  • Must include ECON 11 (Intermediate Microeconomics)*    
    *In practice, students must take MATH 15 (Elementary Single-Variable Calculus), although that will not be counted toward the 12 credits, since it is treated as a prerequisite.                      
  • Senior Exercise - PHIL 199 Senior honors study 199  or PHIL 180 Senior honors thesis