Learn what it means to engage our culture with the gospel.
Take a robust mixture of philosophy, politics, and economics courses, engaging ideas spanning from ancient times to the present day.
Study world-shaping ideas through the lens of a Christian worldview. Learn what it means to engage philosophy, politics, and economics with a gospel-centered approach.
Graduates will be prepared for careers in law, governmental service, non-profit ministries, or ministering more effectively in everyday contexts.
“ The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics degree offers a variety of Christ-centric courses important for shaping believers with biblical truth. The professors’ personal and specific care and encouragement to me has been one of the biggest reasons for my success. ”
“ I am being trained to be a confessional Christian in every class at Boyce. I am confident that I will be well prepared to engage the secular culture from a Christian worldview. ”
|General Studies||36 Credits|
|EN 101||English Composition I||3|
|EN 102||English Composition II||3|
|HS 161||World History||3|
|HS 171||American History||3|
|HU 421||Great Books Seminar I||3|
|HU 422||Great Books Seminar II||3|
|MA 111||College Algebra||3|
|PH 103||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|PH 108||Worldview Analysis||3|
|PH 311||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PH 321||Religion in the Public Square||3|
|PS 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||33 Credits|
|BL 101||Old Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 102||Old Testament Survey II||3|
|BL 151||New Testament Survey I||3|
|BL 152||New Testament Survey II||3|
|HS 201||Church History I||3|
|HS 202||Church History II||3|
|HS 305||Baptist History||3|
|TH 211||Christian Theology I||3|
|TH 212||Christian Theology II||3|
|TH 311||Christian Theology III||3|
|Ministry Studies||12 Credits|
|MS 101||Introduction to Christian Missions||3|
|MS 105||Personal Evangelism||3|
|PR 205*||Preaching I||3|
|PR 206*||Preaching II||3|
|SP 105*||Introduction to Public Speaking||3|
|SP 106*||Advanced Public Speaking||3|
|Major Studies||39 Credits|
|PH 232||Critical Reasoning||3|
|PH 331||History of Philosophy I||3|
|PH 332||History of Philosophy II||3|
|PH 441||Political Philosophy||3|
|PL 101||Introduction to Political Science||3|
|SS 211||American Government||3|
|PL 311||Political Economy||3|
|PL 471*||Constitutional Law||3|
|BA 371*||Business Law||3|
|BA 101||Introduction to Business Administration||3|
|MA 261||Statistical Analysis||3|
|Restricted Electives||3 Credits|
|PH, SS/PL, or BA —||One restricted elective must be taken in Philosophy, Politics, or Business||3|
|General Electives||9 Credits|
|Total Degree Hours||129 Credits|
- Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
- Students will be able to explain the philosophical foundations of political and economic systems of thought within a larger Christian worldview.
- Students will be able to describe how the political process results in public policy.
- Students will be able to explain fiscal and monetary policy along with economic theories.
Frequently Asked Questions
Students who graduate from our PPE program have the opportunity to pursue many avenues of future employment or study. The PPE degree is designed to equip students to serve in government and public service and within non-profit or Christian settings as well. The degree will also provide a wonderful foundation for students to pursue graduate studies. Many of our graduates consider pursuing law school, their master's in business administration, or a degree within philosophy or apologetics.
Dr. Bryan Baise serves as Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics for our PPE program.
You can meet Dr. Baise and our faculty here.
Students who start their application must complete their application and submit the following additional documents:
You can view more information about our admissions requirements here.