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Philosophy, Politics and Economics BA - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 49.03 HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCI, CIP: 30.5101 Philosophy, Politics, and Economics)

Department of Philosophy

135 Park Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4150

Ryan Muldoon
Director, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UBC 199 UB Seminar UBS 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
Pathway P 3
PHI 185LEC Model-Based Reasoning M 3
Political Science Course M 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Economics Course M 4
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Philosophy Course M 3
Diversity Learning Course DIV 3
Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Empirical Political Science M 3
Math and Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
Scientific Literacy and Inquiry SLI1 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Scientific Literacy & Inquiry with Lab SLI2 4
Pathway P 3
Microeconomics Course M 4
Communication Literacy 2 CL2 3
Total Credits: 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Thematic Domain 1 M 3
Policy & Change Course M 3
Political Economy Course M 3
300/400 liberal arts elective E 3
Free elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Political Philosophy M 3
Thematic Domain 2 (300/400 level) M 3
Thematic Domain 3 (300/400 level) M 3
Game Theory Course M 3
UBC 399 UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 13

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Thematic Domain 4 (300/400 level) M 3
Free Elective (300/400 level) M 3
Free Elective (300/400 level) M 3
Free Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Free Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Integrating Insights from Philosophy, Politics and Economics M 3
Free Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Free Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Free Elective (300/400 level) E 3
Free Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Aug 02, 2021 11:30:25