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Bachelor of Science in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

The PPE program is an interdisciplinary approach to studying influential ideas spanning from ancient to present day. It will prepare students to successfully engage with concepts and beliefs that have shaped the world.

 

Course

Credits

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
CP 100 Cooperative Program 0

General Studies

36

EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
HS 161 World History 3
HS 171 American History 3
HU 421 Great Books Seminar I 3
HU 422 Great Books Seminar II 3
MA 111 College Algebra 3
PH 103 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PH 108 Worldview Analysis 3
PH 311 Introduction to Ethics 3
PH 321 Religion in the Public Square 3
PS 101 Introduction to Psychology 3

Biblical and Theological Studies

33

BL 101 Old Testament Survey I 3
BL 102 Old Testament Survey II 3
BL 111 Hermeneutics 3
BL 151 New Testament Survey I 3
BL 152 New Testament Survey II 3
HS 201 Church History I 3
HS 202 Church History II 3
HS 305 Baptist History 3
TH 211 Christian Theology I 3
TH 212 Christian Theology II 3
TH 311 Christian Theology III 3

Ministry Studies

12

MS 101 Introduction to Christian Missions 3
MS 105 Personal Evangelism 3
Choose two of the following courses.
PR 205 Preaching I 3
PR 206 Preaching II 3
SP 105 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
SP 106 Advanced Public Speaking 3
Note: Students must choose PR 205 and PR 206 or SP 105 and SP 106

Major Studies

39

Philosophy

12

PH 232 Critical Reasoning 3
PH 331 History of Philosophy I 3
PH 332 History of Philosophy II 3
PH 441 Political Philosophy 3

Politics

12

PL 101 Introduction to Political Science 3
SS 211 American Government 3
PL 311 Political Economy 3
*Choose one of the two classes below
PL 471 Constitutional Law 3
BA 371 Business Law 3

Economics

12

BA 101 Introduction to Business Administration 3
BA 211 Macroeconomics 3
BA 212 Microeconomics 3
MA 261 Statistical Analysis 3

Restricted Electives

3

One restricted elective in Philosophy (PH), Politics (SS/PL), or Business (BA)

General Electives

9

Total Degree Hours

129

Prerequisite: CP 100. Students needing this course should register for it during their first semester of study. All course work is completed online. There is no charge for this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students that have acquired these skills will be able to work in a variety of positions in Christian ministry, business, law, finance, government service, all over the world.

1. Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.

2. Students will be able to explain the philosophical foundations of political and economic systems of thought within a larger Christian worldview.

3 . Students will be able to describe how the political process results in public policy.

4. Students will be able to explain fiscal and monetary policy along with economic theories

 




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