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Approaching social and political life by encouraging broad, integrated education in three disciplines.

This interdisciplinary major asks students to engage with three disciplines- Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics. 

For more information, talk with Dr. Sarah Fisher, the program director.  

This degree prepares students for careers in public policy and public service, consulting, political and economic journalism, law, and international affairs.


Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics

    To provide students with an integrated approach to examinations of social and political life by encouraging broad, integrated education in three distinct but related disciplines; to enhance preparation for careers in public policy and public service, consulting, political and economic journalism, law, and international affairs.

Student Research

  • <h4 class="lw_blurbs_title">Border Voices: Cross-Border Identity in North-West Ulster</h4><div class="lw_blurbs_body"><p><img width="611" height="402" alt="Jackson Feezell presents his research a the Ampersand Day showcase. " src="/live/image/gid/44/width/611/height/402/crop/1/src_region/422,230,2918,1873/612_Ampersand-Day-2017-D-IMG32.rev.1505854799.JPG" class="lw_image lw_image612 lw_align_left" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/44/width/611/height/402/crop/1/src_region/422,230,2918,1873/612_Ampersand-Day-2017-D-IMG32.rev.1505854799.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/44/width/611/height/402/crop/1/src_region/422,230,2918,1873/612_Ampersand-Day-2017-D-IMG32.rev.1505854799.JPG 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2136"/>Jackson Feezell, ’17 showcased his work at the Ampersand Day Showcase. When you think of Ireland, perhaps you think of shamrocks, leprechauns, and Guinness. What you may not know is that the island of Ireland contains two separate countries: the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Until 1998, Northern Ireland was a war zone, as Catholics and Protestants fought each other for control of the North. Now that the violence has ended, Feezell presented his research and asked how individuals view the limits of their communities. </p></div>