Philosophy/Political Science - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
The B.A. with an interdepartmental major in Political Science and Philosophy introduces students to topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority. Through courses in logic and political philosophy, students are encouraged not merely to work as political scientists but to question the methods of political science from a larger philosophical perspective. The interdepartmental major in Political Science and Philosophy can lead to careers in government service, NGOs and non-profit agencies, law, business, journalism, politics, public policy analysis and education.
Interdepartmental major options
You can also earn one of our interdepartmental majors:
- Political Science and Philosophy is offered in association with the Department of Political Science. Read the major guide.
- Philosophy and Religious Studies is offered in association with the Department of Religious Studies. Read the major guide.