Combined Majors

You can apply for a combined major program at the end of your second year in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Applications for the 2022 Winter Term open on February 15, 2022 and close on May 15, 2022.


Combined Major in Economics and Political Science

Admission Requirements

Admission is subject to the admission restrictions and application process for both the major in economics and the major in political science. In addition to faculty degree requirements, the program has economics and political science requirements. To enroll in the combined major, students must apply and be admitted to both programs.

Degree Requirements

In addition to faculty degree requirements, the program has economics and political science requirements.

Economics Requirements

Students take an 18-credit core, ECON 490, and 9 credits of electives in economics of which at least 3 credits must be at the 300-/400-level. The 18-credit core consists of ECON 101, 102, 301 (or 304), 302 (or 305), 325, and 326.

Political Science Requirements

Students take a 15-credit core and 15 credits of electives at the 300-/400-level. The 15-credit core consists of POLI 100, 101, 240, and 350 or 352 (or equivalent), plus 3 credits chosen from POLI 220 or 260.


Combined Major in Philosophy and Political Science

Admission Requirements

Admission is subject to the admission restrictions and application process for the major in political science. The philosophy major program does not have any specific admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

In addition to faculty degree requirements, the program has philosophy and political science requirements.

Philosophy Requirements

Students take an 18-credit core and 12 credits of electives at the 300-/400-level. The 18-credit core consists of PHIL 230, 240, 330, 340, and any two of the following: PHIL 335, 338, 431, and/or 461, and 491. Students may use any 300-/400-level philosophy courses to fulfill their elective requirements excluding PHIL 400 and 401.

Political Science Requirements

Students take an 18-credit core and 12 credits of electives at the 300-/400-level. The 18-credit core consists of POLI 100, 101, 110, 240, 380, and 3 credits selected from courses numbered 340-349.

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