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Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Courses

PPE 1024 Synthetic Introduction to Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
An introduction to the topics and methods of the interdisciplinary study of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. By using both complementary and oppositional lenses drawn from philosophy, politics, and economics, students will be introduced to the distinctively rich and complex manner in which this kind of interdisciplinary reflection can illuminate topics in human life and society.

PPE 2014 Presidential Topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Exploration of a special topic in philosophy, politics, and economics selected by Transylvania University President Owen Williams. Topics announced in advance. Class may be repeated for credit if topic is different. Prerequisite: Completion of PPE primary course requirements. IV

PPE 2294 Special Topics in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Exploration of a topic in philosophy, politics, and economics that may be of special interest but is not fully treated in other courses in the program. Topics announced in advance. Class may be repeated for credit if topic is different. Prerequisite: PPE 1024 IV

PPE 3114 Advanced Readings in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Exploration of an advanced topic in philosophy, politics, and economics that may be of special interest but is not fully treated in other courses in the program. Topics announced in advance. Class may be repeated for credit if topic is different. IV

PPE 4204 Internship in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Learning about topics in philosophy, politics, and economics through engaging practices beyond the academy. In consultation with an instructor in the PPE program, students will choose an appropriate organization, institution, or practitioner with which to work. Writing and reading related to the internship will be assigned by the supervising instructor. CR/NC grading. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

PPE 4444 Synoptic Senior Seminar in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Synoptic capstone course for students working towards the bachelor of arts degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Extensive interdisciplinary examination of selected topics. Includes preparation, presentation, and revision of a senior thesis project under the direction of a professor working in the PPE program. Prerequisite: Completion of PPE primary course requirements and senior standing or permission of instructor.

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