Combined major offered by the Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics and the Department of Mathematics, College of Sciences and Technology
This major is for students who wish considerable depth in both disciplines, and it is particularly recommended as preparation for graduate study in economics.
Admission and Declaration Process
Students planning to major in Economics/Mathematics should declare their major as early as possible, preferably their first year at Western. Completion of the CBE (College of Business and Economics) foundation courses is not required to declare this combined major in economics.
Admission to programs in 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
Students will also need to meet the admission and declaration requirements of the Department of Mathematics.
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.