The interdisciplinary major in Political Economy examines the relationship between politics and economics in modern societies, focusing special attention on problems of domestic and international policy. Although there is a strong historical perspective to the major, contemporary problems form its central focus. Students create their own concentrations around a theme or geographical region.
Lower Division Requirements and Prerequisites* for the Political Economy Major
*(prerequisites are lower division requirements that must be completed before declaring the major)
- Economics 1* or 2* (minimum grade of C required)
- International and Area Studies 45* (minimum grade of C required)
- Statistics 2, 20, or 21
- Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to four college-level semesters in a single modern foreign language.
Victoria E. Barone
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