Why enroll in the political economy, philosophy, and politics certificate?
Acceptance of applications for the certificate program will begin in fall 2017. Declaration is easy; declare with our online form.
Core Breadth Courses
Take one course from each of the following four areas for a total of 12 credits:
|ECON 330||Money and Banking||4|
|ECON 435||The Financial System||3|
|ECON 464||International Trade and Finance||3-4|
|ECON/HISTORY 465||The American Economy to 1865||3-4|
|ECON/HISTORY 466||The American Economy Since 1865||3-4|
|PHILOS/ECON 524||Philosophy and Economics 1||3|
|PHILOS 541||Modern Ethical Theories||3|
|PHILOS 549||Great Moral Philosophers||3|
|PHILOS 555||Political Philosophy||3|
|PHILOS 559||Philosophy of Law||3|
Although PHILOS/ECON 524 is cross‐listed with Economics, it will count only as a Philosophy course.
Political Science: Political Theory
|POLI SCI 266||The Development of Modern Western Political Thought||3-4|
|POLI SCI 360||History of American Political Thought||3-4|
|POLI SCI 361||Contemporary American Political Thought||3-4|
|POLI SCI 363||Literature and Politics||3-4|
|POLI SCI 411||The American Constitution : Powers and Structures of Government||4|
|POLI SCI 463||Deception and Politics||4|
Political Science: Institutions and Political Economy
|POLI SCI 274||Political Choice and Strategy||3-4|
|POLI SCI 330||Political Economy of Development||3|
|POLI SCI 340||The European Union: Politics and Political Economy||3-4|
|POLI SCI 350||International Political Economy||3-4|
|POLI SCI 356||Principles of International Law||3-4|
Elective Depth Course
Take POLI SCI 461 Interdisciplinary Seminar in Political Economy, Philosophy, & Politics for 3 credits.
Residency and Quality of Work
- 2.000 GPA in all courses eligible for the certificate
- 9 credits in residence
Courses taken on a pass/fail basis are not eligible to meet requirements in this program.
Certificate COMPLETION REQUIREMENT
This undergraduate certificate must be completed concurrently with the student’s undergraduate degree. Students cannot delay degree completion to complete the certificate.
1. Knowing key concepts and arguments from economics, philosophy, and political science.
2. Synthesizing arguments, concepts, and methods from philosophy, politics, and economics.
3. Applying arguments, concepts, and methods from philosophy, politics, and economics to contemporary policy debates.
Appointments: Online Scheduling Assistant
Faculty Director: Daniel Kapust, Associate Professor, Political Science
Program Core Faculty with Departmental Affiliation:
- Jim Walker, Professor, Economics
- Maria Muniagurria, Economics
- Daniel Hausman, Professor, Philosophy
- Harry Brighouse, Professor, Philosophy.
- Daniel Kapust, Associate Professor, Political Science
- Helen Kinsella, Associate Professor, Political Science
- Howard Schweber, Professor, Political Science
- John Zumbrunnen, Professor, Political Science
- Genevieve Rousseliere, Assistant Professor, Political Science
- Michelle Schwarze, Assistant Professor, Political Science
- Richard Avramenko, Associate Professor, Political Science
Advising: Ricardo Court, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Political Science