Skip to main content

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.

This program will challenge you to:

  • Understand and analyze human society.
  • Reassess personal values regarding economic and political issues.
  • Gain an understanding of economic and political principles within a broad domestic and global societal context.
  • Express complex and personally-developed political and economic positions both orally and in writing.

Why C of I: Political EconomyTwo Programs in One

The C of I does not treat political science and economics as two separate disciplines. We believe it is superior to study the two together, analyzing how economics affect politics while studying the effects government policies have on the economy.

Jasper's Book ClubRead books, get smart!

Political Economy guru Jasper LiCalzi gives an entertaining recommendation of some political economy-themed books to read. Warning: homework may be assigned!