Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL)
The major in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law is a multidisciplinary undergraduate program that provides an integrated curriculum, drawing on the methods and insights of philosophy, political science and economics.
Internships and Careers
Internships can take place within law firms, non-governmental agencies, diplomatic offices, Congress, lobbying firms, public advocacy groups, hospitals and research institutes.
Students who pursue the law track often move on to law school or a career related to the law The ethics and policy track prepares students for research and careers in public health, nonprofits and policymaking, and students in the national and international perspectives track go on to careers in government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) domestically or internationally.
Go Far in your career
- Government agencies
- Law school/law firms
- Public health officials
* Job placement and salary information was compiled by the Office of Academic Assessment through the Graduation Survey from AY2015-2018. The data are gathered around the time of Commencement and a follow-up survey six months post Commencement. For the salary question, data for programs with fewer than fifteen responses are not included. Salaries for those programs are from the National Association of Colleges and Employers Summer 2019 Survey. For questions regarding the data, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.