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. Students will grapple with current works relevant to questions of political economy and work together on a joint research or consulting project. This does not fulfill major or Christ-at-the-Core capstone requirements.