Politics, Philosophy, and Economics


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Degree Overview

In our complex world, important issues often transcend the boundaries of academic disciplines.

The Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) program at Calvin University equips socially conscious and intellectually curious students to pursue responses to real-world challenges with a robust complement of philosophical and social science tools and approaches.

The PPE program is an interdisciplinary major that brings philosophical insights to bear on empirical social science research. In this program, you'll learn to employ the methods of social science to measure philosophical claims about foundational concepts such as equality and justice.

Program Distinctives

Framework of faith - The PPE major emphasizes Christian vocation and a commitment to civil and informed public discourse and policy.
Interdisciplinary - The PPE major bridges gaps between economics, political science, and philosophy. You'll bring philosophical insights to bear on empirical social science research, and use social science to measure philosophical concepts like equality and justice.
Versatile foundation - Pursue a flexible path through foundational and intermediate courses in each discipline, and conclude your studies with a capstone class.

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