World Changers. Servant Leaders.

Politics, Philosophy, & Economics

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A Christ-centered approach to societal leadership. That’s politics, philosophy, and economics at NGU. 

of a Kind Degree
NGU offers the only politics, philosophy, and economics degree in South Carolina and is one of only two schools in the Southeast with the degree opportunity.
Choose from over 25 electives across the disciplines of politics, philosophy, and economics.
Average Class Size
Collaborate with your peers. Network with your professors. Connect to countless resources and career opportunities. All thanks to NGU’s smaller class sizes.

Are You Ready to Impact Society?

What Can You Do with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics?

The Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics provides the unique opportunity to dive deeply into multiple disciplines, developing a well-rounded worldview. As our world rapidly changes, you’ll be equipped with the skills to lead in the most influential areas of society.
You will gain broadly applicable soft skills, such as ethical and prudential decision making, clear and precise writing, analytical and critical thinking, and empirical understanding. In addition to having highly sought-after skills in the job market, you will build a solid foundation of knowledge suitable for various graduate programs. Potential careers include:



Policy Analyst

Think Tank Researcher


Experience Learning in Economics, Law, Politics, and Philosophy

Intensive Experiential Learning

Bring your studies to life as you complete internships, engage in political campaigns, attend events in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, and participate in campus clubs and organizations. It’s your classroom – reimagined.

Impactful Internships

Intern for local government agencies and political offices. Serve in the marketplace. Whether in political science or business, experience your field like never before. It’s hands-on learning (and training) at its finest.

A Biblical Approach to Liberal Arts

Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Year 1

Year 1 Sample Courses

  • Introduction to PPE
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Probability & Statistics 
  • Civic: American National Gov’t 
Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Year 2

Year 2 Sample Courses

  • Engaging the Biblical Narrative
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Principles of Macro Economics
  • International Relations
Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Year 3

Year 3 Sample Courses

  • Scientific Inquiry in the Living World
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • American Political Thought 
  • Comparative Economic Systems
Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Year 4

Year 4 Sample Courses

  • Political Science Senior Thesis
  • Christianity and Postmodernism 
  • Problems in American Government
  • Business Analytics

Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.

Have questions about the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program?

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Nicholas Higgins, PhD

Department Chair, Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Legal Studies
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