Combined major offered by the Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics and the Department of Environmental Studies, Huxley College of the Environment.
103-104 credits (including preparatory courses and major)
Students wishing to complete an Economics/Environmental Studies major in four years should complete all GUR requirements in their first two years. The preparatory courses listed below may be used to fulfill both Huxley College and GUR requirements. All preparatory courses required for admission should be completed on a lettered or numeric grading scale, not P/NP, and must be completed with a grade of C- or better.
Admission and Declaration Process
Students planning to major in Economics/Environmental Studies should declare their major as early as possible, preferably their first year at Western. Completion of the CBE foundation courses is not required to declare this combined major in economics.
Admission to programs in the College of Business and Economics (CBE) is selective and based upon prior academic performance and other evidence of high promise. For admission to CBE as a full Economics major, a student must meet the following requirements: 1) Confirmed admission to Western Washington University 2) Achieved a 2.5 cumulative college GPA (including transfer work).
Students apply for admission to the major by completing the online application form at: http://www.cbe.wwu.edu/College/Applications.asp
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.