The minor in Public Policy provides students with an understanding of the public policy process. Models of policy agenda settings, adoption, evaluation, and implementation are considered with reference to substantive policy areas such as economic, environmental, social welfare, health, and civil rights. Students will also examine public policy from the Christian perspective with an emphasis on social and restorative justice.
Students may take part in Eastern University's Directed study or Individualized Instruction. The Directed Study/Individualized Instruction program is available to students who have the support from his or her academic advisor.
The BA in Philosophy at Eastern University has a backbone of studies in the history of philosophy, with a sequence of courses in Ancient, Medieval, Modern and Continental philosophy, as well as a course in Epistemology and Metaphysics that focuses on recent Anglo-American philosophy. Another cluster of courses clusters around inquiry into the good and the beautiful: Faith and Philosophy, Christian Sexual Ethics, Ethics and Justice, and Philosophy and Literature.
The minor in Philosophy may include coursework in the Christian mind, modern philosophy, medieval philosophy and continental philosophy.