BS in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Excellence in Understanding


Credit Hours

View Courses

100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Liberty University’s online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) provides a unique blend of subjects that aim to challenge and inspire you. Whether you have an interest in law, government, business, or academics, this degree can offer you an essential foundation. Our online platform offers an engaging and accessible learning environment where you can interact with faculty and fellow students. Additionally, Liberty’s commitment to integrating a Christian worldview throughout the curriculum adds a valuable ethical dimension to your studies. If you want to understand the world from multiple perspectives and be prepared to make a positive impact, this program might be the perfect choice for you.

Our online bachelor’s in PPE is more than just a degree; it’s a pathway to understanding the world’s most pressing issues. This program offers an interdisciplinary approach that draws connections between philosophical thought, political systems, and economic principles. By choosing this course of study, you’ll be able to see the world through different lenses, which can make you a more empathetic and effective problem-solver.

Moreover, this program is not just about individual courses but about connecting the dots between them. How do philosophical ideas shape economic theories? How do political decisions impact societal well-being? These are the kinds of questions that you’ll explore as you move through the program. By integrating philosophy, politics, and economics, you can gain a multifaceted understanding of how the world works. It’s more than an education; it’s preparation for thoughtful and responsible leadership.

The flexibility of an online program means you can access quality education no matter where you are. Liberty’s advanced online platform ensures that distance doesn’t mean disconnection. With opportunities for interactive discussions, substantive feedback, and engagement with a vibrant learning community, your virtual classroom can become a place of rich intellectual and personal growth.

Niche Best Colleges

Ranked in the Top 10% of’s Best Online Schools in America

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty University’s reputation for academic excellence and support is well known. Choosing this university means you are part of a community that cares about your personal and professional growth. With the flexibility of online learning, you can balance your studies with your other commitments, knowing that you have an extensive network to guide you. Liberty’s mission is to Train Champions for Christ, so if you’re looking for an education that combines intellectual rigor with spiritual growth, this university is a great choice. You can graduate not just with knowledge and skills but also with values and a sense of purpose that can guide you throughout your life.

At Liberty University, we emphasize student success. From application to graduation, you’ll find a team of involved and dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to helping you achieve your goals. Liberty’s online learning environment offers a personalized approach to program selection, registration, and degree completion, allowing you to tailor your education and studies to fit your interests and career aspirations. This is an institution where faith meets intellect, offering a unique opportunity to grow spiritually while you advance academically.

In addition to strong academic support, Liberty University also provides ample resources for personal development. This includes access to a virtual library, writing center, career counseling, and more. As a student, you’ll be part of a thriving online community that values collaboration, integrity, and innovation. Liberty’s commitment to Christian ethics ensures a respectful and compassionate learning environment where you’re encouraged to strive for excellence not just in your studies but in your character as well.

In the online Bachelor of Science in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, you will engage in a diverse range of subjects that can provide you with a broad understanding of these interconnected fields.

You’ll explore topics like business forecasting and predictive analytics, principles of macroeconomics, classical economics, and dilemmas in socialism and Marxism – each providing unique insights into the world’s economic systems. Political courses such as the Political Economy of Freedom, American Government, Political Philosophy, and Ancient and Modern Political and Economic Ideas can help you grasp how governments operate and what principles guide them.

Philosophical courses like Pursuits of Happiness, Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas, Seminar on Memoirs, and Freedom and Society can guide you through profound questions about life, society, and values. Finally, your learning experience will culminate in a philosophy, politics, and economics capstone where everything you’ve learned can be integrated and applied in a meaningful way.

This program doesn’t just teach you facts; it encourages you to think critically and to question. You’ll be encouraged to analyze different theories and models, understand how they apply to the real world, and consider them from various ethical standpoints. Additionally, our faculty’s expertise and our interactive online platform provide ample opportunities for discussion, debate, and collaboration. By engaging in these courses, you can develop the critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills needed to pursue various career paths or further studies.

Degree Completion Plan (PDF)

Top 1% For Online Programs

Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

All Tuition & Fees

Ready to Apply?

Submit your application online or over the phone.


Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.