Why enroll in the political economy, philosophy, and politics certificate?
Students can declare the program via the online declaration form.
requirements for the certificate
18 credits are required, as follows: 1
Four courses for 12 credits, one course each from these areas:
|ECON 330||Money and Banking||4|
|ECON 435||The Financial System||3|
|ECON 464||International Trade||3-4|
|ECON 465||The American Economy to 1865||3-4|
|ECON/HISTORY 466||The American Economy Since 1865||3-4|
|PHILOS/ECON 524||Philosophy and Economics||3|
|PHILOS 541||Modern Ethical Theories||3|
|PHILOS 549||Great Moral Philosophers||3|
|PHILOS 555||Political Philosophy||3|
|PHILOS 559||Philosophy of Law||3|
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
|POLI SCI 461||Interdisciplinary Seminar in Political Economy, Philosophy, & Politics||3|
Courses taken Pass/Fail do not count
Residency and Quality of Work
- 2.000 GPA in all courses eligible for the certificate
- 9 credits in residence
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.
- Knowing key concepts and arguments from economics, philosophy, and political science.
- Synthesizing arguments, concepts, and methods from philosophy, politics, and economics.
- 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