The Politics - Philosophy - Economics program at Western Washington University provides a foundation in philosophy, logic, critical thinking, and political processes within the U.S. and in the international system, and the functioning of the economy with attention to economic analysis tools. Students are given preparation in the foundational materials of each of these fields, and encouraged to explore classes at the intersection of political and economic issues.
Because it draws on three different research disciplines, this combined major strives to provide students with an interdisciplinary set of skills related to critical reasoning and analysis, problem solving and decision making, and social scientific research. The PPE combined major is not a triple major; rather, it strives to provide a broad exposure to these three fields.
Careers and Graduate Studies
The Politics/Philosophy/Economics (PPE) major prepares its graduates for careers in public policy and public service, consulting, journalism (reporting on political and economic issues), law, and international affairs. An excellent pre-law major, PPE also offers suitable preparation for graduate study in any of the participating disciplines. PPE majors have gone on to some of the nation's most prestigious law and professional schools, to successful careers in business, public service, policy-making and journalism, and to graduate studies in various sub-fields.
- Introduction to Microeconomics
- Introduction to Macroeconomics
- The History of Economic Thought
- Public Finance
- Introduction to Logic
- Introduction to Philosophy: Moral Issues
- Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality
- Ethical Theory
- Political Philosophy
- 48 months
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DisciplinesEconomics Philosophy & Ethics Political Science View 1148 other Bachelors in Philosophy & Ethics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- The International Student Application for Admission
- $60 non-refundable application fee
- An essay that helps the Admissions Committee understand your academic goals, related experiences and/or preparatory course work, and professional goals
- Official academic credentials
- Evidence of English language proficiency
- Statement of Financial Responsibility
International24120 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24120 USD per year during 48 months.
National24120 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24120 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State6893 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6893 USD per year during 48 months.
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