Dec 06, 2022  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

President’s Message

Welcome to your personal adventure in learning at Western! Whether you’re at the start of that adventure, finishing up your degree, adding a minor, exploring a new interest, or just considering whether Western is right for you, this catalog will help you chart your own course to success.

This catalog is your gateway to explore the animating ideas of the future and the past—from the latest discoveries and theories shaping the world of tomorrow, to the foundations of culture, science, mathematics, history and art that have defined the world of today. At Western you will have the chance to not only learn from outstanding faculty, but collaborate with them on research and projects that further our understanding of ourselves and our world.  Beyond the classroom, Western is also a place where opportunities for service learning, community engagement, student leadership and love of the outdoors form an integral part of the learning experience. 

If you need help understanding our academic offerings or planning your future, please know our dedicated faculty and staff are here to help you grow academically and personally. We want to ensure you get a phenomenal education and are committed to your success during your time at Western, and after graduation as well.

While you study here at Western, we will push you to expand your intellectual horizons, broaden your sense of community, and explore ways to put your skills to work in practical settings that put you a step ahead after graduation, and empower you to make a difference in the world.

Best wishes for your academic success this year at Western,

Sabah Randhawa
Western Washington University

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