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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2017-2018

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, B.A


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120 Credit Hours

*must include a minor or an additional major

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)  majors must successfully complete (with a grade of C- or higher) all PPE required courses, general education courses, language courses, and any labs.
 

General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours


PPE majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements (Bachelor’s Degrees)  as set out in the General Education Program .

One course must be selected from each of the following lists of Global Studies and Social Science courses. PPE majors must note that no course taken in satisfaction of the PPE major requirements may also count towards the satisfaction of either the Global Studies requirement or the Social Sciences requirement.

School of Arts and Sciences Additional Natural Science Requirements - 5 Credit Hours


Students in the School of Arts and Sciences must take five additional hours of natural science: 1 lab to accompany the course taken for general education [BIO 1043 , BIO 1023 , ESC 1043 , OCY 1043 , PHY 1033 , PHY 1063 , or PHY 2113  ], and one additional natural science course and accompanying lab. The two natural sciences must be in different areas (both cannot be in biological sciences). In sum, students are required to take a minimum of 8 hours of natural science courses: two natural science courses (in two different areas) along with the labs associated with each.

Foreign Language Requirement


PPE majors are required to take four consecutive semesters of a foreign language, and all four semesters must be in the same language.

No CLEP, AP, IB or transient study credits may be used to fulfill this requirement. Students may take elementary or intermediate language courses or a combination of both.

Required Courses


Students must take all of the following Philosophy Courses (9 hours)


Foreign Language: 12 hours, all in the same language. (12 hours)


Additional Required Credit Hours - 8


Per SAS Policy, students MUST Declare a Minor (18+ Hours).

This meets the 120-credit- hour requirement and the 42-upper- level requirement.

Note:


Undergraduates who major in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) are required to take multiple philosophy courses. PPE majors may count the following courses toward the requirements for a philosophy major or philosophy minor:

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