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Philosophy, Politics and Economics - BA - Ottawa (34 hours total)

 

Overview

Philosophy, Politics and Economics is an integrated and multi-disciplinary major, which is designed to equip students with the quantitative and analytical skills to interpret, evaluate, criticize, and explain political and economic events and their respective causes.  The major equips students to understand, deploy, and criticize major theories in the fields of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, while allowing for focused concentration in a particular area of interest.  Students learn how to apply abstract theories to the actual world, and how to evaluate that application.

Degree Requirements

Required Major Courses

ECO 20163MACROECONOMICS (3)

ECO 20263MICROECONOMICS (3)

ECO 30363MONEY AND BANKING (3)

HPS 13353AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (3)

HPS 25353WORLD CIVILIZATION I (3)

HPS 25453WORLD CIVILIZATION II (3)

MAT 20044INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS (4)

PHL 11023BASIC ISSUES IN PHILOSOPHY (3)

PHL 33024ETHICS AND SOCIETY (3)

PHL 33055POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY (3)

PPE 49900POLITICAL ECONOMY AND HISTORICAL ANALYSIS (3)

Required Electives

ECO 30463SPATIAL ECONOMICS (3)

ECO 33063ENTREPRENEURIAL ECONOMICS (3)

ECO 40963INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS (3)

HPS 30453GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA (3)

HPS 30953AMERICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY (3)

HPS 31053ETHNICITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY (3)

HPS 31453RELIGION IN AMERICAN CULTURE (3)

HPS 31653TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICA (3)

HPS 31654TWENTIETH CENTURY WORLD HISTORY (3)

HPS 33253INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)

HPS 34354SEMINAR: AMERICAN HISTORY & GOVERNMENT I (3)

HPS 35054SEMINAR IN WORLD HISTORY I (3)

HPS 35056FRONTIER IN AMERICAN HISTORY (3)

PHL 37223IDS: AESTHETICS (3)

PHL 40023IDS: ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3)

Elective Concentrations Available

Economics

 

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for Law, Business, or other Graduate school programs, along with a range of career opportunities in both the public and private sector.