Feb 06, 2023  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, B.A. and Masters of International Development M.S. 3+2


153 Credit Hours

Both degrees conferred concurrently at the termination of studies

Graduation Requirements


Conferral of a Baccalaureate degree in this program of study is determined by successful completion of the Baccalaureate Graduation Requirements outlined here .

NOTE: Students must earn 42 upper level (3000-4000) credit hours in order to graduate. A total of at least 21 of these upper level credit hours must be completed in the selected major.

Visit this program’s information page  for additional program-specific requirements.

Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) - 43 Credit Hours


PPE majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements  as set out in Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Program  .

It is highly recommended students choose an upper level course for the completion of both the Global Studies requirement as well as the Social Science requirement to meet the 42 upper level hours required for degree conferral. 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.

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, B.A. Program - 62 Credit Hours


PPE Major - 45 Credit Hours


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


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  or PHY 1063 ], and one additional natural science course and accompanying lab. The two natural sciences must be in different areas: one must be a life science (biology) and the other must be a physical science (chemistry, physics, oceanography, earth science, or forensic science).  In sum, students are required to take a minimum of 8 hours of natural science courses (one life science and one physical science, with their associated labs).

Modern Language Requirement - 12 Credit Hours


PPE majors are required to take four semesters of a modern 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.

Additional Required Credit Hours - 6 Credit Hours


These additional hours must be upper level (3000-4000 level) and may be fulfilled by a minor, second major, general electives taken concurrently, previous coursework taken at PBA or through transfer credits.


 

 

Masters of International Development Program - 42 Credit Hours


Masters of International Development students must complete all degree requirements of the Masters of International Development program.

Concentrations: (a) “Development Economics and Finance”, (b) “Development Policy”, or (c) “Applied Cultural Studies”

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. 

 

Sample Degree Plan