Reqs.: Philosophy, Politics and Economics Major (B.A.)

All BA or BSc degrees require the completion of a minimum 128 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
For further degree requirements, please see our BA/BSc Requirements Page.

Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum

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For further description of the courses required within each section of GLACC, see here or download the degree worksheet to the right.

Course Number
Course Name
Prerequisites
INTEGRATIVE INQUIRY
CCI 1
Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2
 
CCI 3
 
CCI 4
 
CCX
Experiential Learning
 
CRITICAL INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION
EN 2020 CCE
Writing & Criticism
EN1010
CCD
Digital Literacy and Communication
 
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCR
Disciplinary Research Methods/Writing in the Discipline
 
QUANTITATIVE AND EXPERIMENTAL REASONING
MA 1005 or Above (course type CCM)
Quantitative Reasoning
 
Lab science course coded CCS (4CR lecture with corresponding 0CR lab)
Experimental Reasoning
MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EXPRESSION FRANÇAISE
FR 1200 CCF (or above)
Elementary French & Culture II 
FR1100
AUP CAPSTONE
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCC
AUP Capstone
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 48 credits

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

COURSE NUMBER
COURSE NAME 
PREREQUISITES
FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN POLITICS
None
PL2003CCI POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY None
EC2010 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS None
COMPARATIVE POLITICS
or
WORLD POLITICS
None

or
None
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
None
THE COMMONS AND THE MARKET
(EC2010 OR EC2010GE110 OR EC2020 OR EC2020GE110) OR (PO1011CCR OR PO1011GE110) OR (PL2003 OR PL2003GE115)
MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PERSPECT ON POLIT'L ECON
(EC2010 OR EC2010GE110 OR EC2020 OR EC2020GE110) AND PO1011CCR OR PO1011GE110 AND (PO2003GE115 OR PO2003 OR PL2003GE115 OR PL2003)

 

Philosophy

Select one course from the following list.
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
None
CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY
None
KANT, HEGEL, AND BEYOND
College Level=Junior OR PO1011GE110 OR PO1012 OR PO1011CCR

 

Politics

Select two courses from the following list.
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
POxxxx
Any two courses coded PO at the 2000 level or above; at least one must be at the 3000 level
 
POxxxx
 

 

Economics

Select two courses from the following list.
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
ECxxxx
Any courses coded EC at or above the 3000 level, or EC2030
 
ECxxxx
 

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.

 

Honors

Students with an average GPA of 3.4 among their required courses for PPE are eligible for the PPE Honors Program, which involves writing a PPE senior thesis. Students who wish to pursue the Honors Program must consult with their advisor and the PPE program director at the beginning of their senior year.