School of Arts and Sciences

Philosophy, Politics and Economics

With the philosophy, politics and economics program at PBA, you will learn how to critically analyze, strategically plan and implement while receiving a solid grounding in each discipline.

In today's world, the disciplines of philosophy, politics and economics increasingly overlap. 

With the philosophy, politics and economics program, you will learn how to critically analyze, strategically plan and implement while receiving a solid grounding in each discipline. This degree is fitting for an undergraduate seeking positions in government, public life, institutional leadership, managerial or strategy. 

As PBA is a truly Christ-first institution, among the courses offered as part of this degree are: international relations, politics of developing nations, wester order: the Christian Contribution, Christian Political Thought, Political Ideologies and the Crisis of Modernity and Principles of Public Administration. 

Your Courses & Classes

Your Experience

At PBA, you'll:

  • Learn and comprehend the prophetic role of Christians in society.
  • Understand how the political system works, and be able to critically analyze political behavior.
  • Enjoy a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 19.
  • Take a Methodology of Political Science course that equips you with analytical research skills including content, aggregate data, roll call analysis and survey research, as well as the ability to make and interpret tables and graphs.
  • Have access to The LeMieux Center for Public Policy, an interdisciplinary center of excellence consistent with Palm Beach Atlantic University’s purpose and mission and supported by its location.

Your Opportunities

A major in philosophy, politics and economics prepares students for teaching,  either of Philosophy, Politics or Economics, as well as allied disciplines such as Public Policy, International Development and beyond. Majors are strongly encouraged to participate in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities’ programs, particularly the American studies program to gain practical experience in politics, and interact with Christian students from throughout the United States in formulating your world view.