PPE 201. Introduction to Political Economy. (4 Credits)
This course serves as an introduction to the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) Certificate. It first introduces students to the history of moral, philosophical, and theological thinking about the intersection of politics and economics, engaging thinkers such as Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, F.A. Hayek, and many others. It also introduces students to contemporary questions of political economy, to include globalization, economic distribution, growth, and the like.
PPE 492. Political Economy Capstone. (2 Credits)
This course serves as the capstone for the PPE certificate. The idea is to have students read together some of the latest and most important work that deals with the issues the PPE program focuses on while also working on joint projects applying the knowledge and skills they have gained in their PPE classes.