The interdisciplinary minor in political economy combines politics, economics and the humanities to give you a deeper understanding of today's society
What is political economy?
Political economy combines the human element of liberal arts with theory and technical expertise to understand economic theory and policy. This minor adds value to students seeking careers or graduate study in government, business, communications and law, but also provides the theoretical foundation and practical skills that are useful in many industries.
Why study political economy at UNH Manchester?
UNH Manchester’s highly interdisciplinary minor in political economy combines politics, economics and the humanities to give you a deeper understanding of today's society. Through courses in business law, economic theory, world affairs, poverty and more, this minor explores an array of contemporary economic issues within the context of politics and society.
Potential career areas
- Community organizations
- Foundations/corporate philanthropy
- Lobbying and law firms
- Not-for-profit corporations
- Policy-planning organizations
- Research and education
- Social service agencies
- Think tanks