Political Economy Major

Description: A program that focuses on the interaction between politics and economics in the formation of public policy. Includes instruction in microeconomics; macroeconomics; political theory; American, comparative, and international political economy; and quantitative methods. Is Political Economy the right major for you?
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Political Economy Major

What Courses Do Political Economy Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Political Economy majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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