The PPEL major degree is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major of the very highest quality giving students, within a major research university, an undergraduate experience of the sort typically identified with the most successful honors colleges or outstanding liberal arts institutions.
The PPEL major draws on established courses from philosophy, politics and economics, but the heart of the program is a set of specialized core courses, designed for PPEL majors. These courses are taught by distinguished faculty with appointments in philosophy, political science, economics and law. In addition, the program allows students to pursue their own specialized interests by further study in one of the tracks.
The PPEL major has a $400 program fee per semester during the junior and senior years.