Shaping Public Policy

Are you interested in the fusion between economics and politics? The distinctive Political Economy program at Ashland University combines courses from the College of Arts & Sciences and College of Business & Economics to give you a solid understanding of the many ways politics and economics interact to form public policy.

Contact Us

Department Chair

Chris Burkett
Chair of the Department of History and Political Science
129 Andrews
419.289.5686
cburket1@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Brochures, Course Rotations & Four-Year Guides

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you.

COURSE ROTATIONS & FOUR YEAR GUIDES

Undergraduate Catalogs

Current Academic Year
Political Economy Course Rotation
Political Economy Four-Year Guide

Contact Us

Department Chair

Chris Burkett
Chair of the Department of History and Political Science
129 Andrews
419.289.5686
cburket1@ashland.edu

Curriculum

Brochures, Course Rotations & Four-Year Guides

Each department provides information specific to its majors and programs to help ensure you choose exactly which major is right for you. Use the supplemental material below to assist you in finding a major that most interests you.

COURSE ROTATIONS & FOUR YEAR GUIDES

Undergraduate Catalogs

Current Academic Year
Political Economy Course Rotation
Political Economy Four-Year Guide

What to Expect in the Political Economy Program

The Political Economy program is offered as both a major or minor. In your various courses in this program, you’ll explore the alternative ways of thinking in the relation between government and economic life. You’ll explore how different political ideas have influenced society and you will be challenged to form your own opinions.

Political Economy Program Benefits

In this program, you’ll:

  • Benefit from an interdisciplinary program that will provide you with a solid foundation in both political science and economics

  • Receive personal attention from professors dedicated to helping you succeed

  • Learn in seminar-style classes rather than lectures to invite interaction and discussion

  • Have the oppurtunity to attend prestigious events sponsored by the Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs

  • Gain real world experience with internship experience in government and politics

This program will give you an excellent background for pursuing a postgraduate career in social science or graduate school.

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