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Department of Political Economy

Why Study Political Economy at the College of Idaho?

At the College of Idaho in our Department of Political Economy we provide students with a unique perspective on the world through rigorous classes that focus on collaborative learning processes that are unrivaled in success upon graduation.

Career Opportunities for Political Economy Majors and Minors 

Graduates of our program have gone on to law school at Notre Dame, the University of California, the University of Texas, the University of Washington, the University of Utah, George Mason, Gonzaga, Santa Clara, and Harvard. Our alumni have flourished in such varied business environments as JP Morgan Chase, Bodybuilding.com, and The Boise Weekly. In government, our graduates are influencing policy in Washington DC and as Governor of Idaho. Internationally, our alumni can be found all over the world (London, Geneva, Prague, Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Managua, Santiago) working in numerous sectors (law, business, education, public service, non-profit work) including, in the past, as the U.S. Ambassador to Laos.

About Our Department

Our Faculty