Philosophy, Politics, & Economics
Studying social sciences in an interdisciplinary approach has become a necessary tool in understanding human interactions and affairs in the interconnected modern world. What are the foundations of human thoughts? Why do people think the way they do? What are various social, cultural, and political values that form the basis of human societies? How have these given rises to different political beliefs and systems? How do people make decisions that influence their lives?
The undergraduate major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) will equip students with a solid foundation of skills and competencies to address these questions. The students will learn diverse fundamental philosophical concepts that form the basis of human intellect. They will gain a well-rounded perspective on various political structures, beliefs, and policies. They will comprehend the fundamentals of economic principles that govern individual and societal decisions of far-reaching impact.
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) program aim to:
Cultivate critical thinking enabled by an interdisciplinary approach to social scientific inquiry.
Underscore the importance of the intellectual connections between Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
Enable students to engage in comparative political theory analyzed through multiple philosophical traditions and global perspectives.
This program is designed to prepare its graduates to pursue careers in a wide range of professional fields, including international affairs, public policy, business, journalism, consulting, law, international development, and market research.
The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) Program is offered by the Division of Social Studies. The Division's mission is to cultivate students to become social scientists and global citizens empowered to address societal challenges by providing programs in the field of social studies in line with the mission of Parami University.