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Welcome to the Department of Economics 

side view of ShawWe’re here for your future. Studying Economics at CWU can help you better understand the world around you, and why things are the way they are. You learn economic principles and models that can help you to understand people, markets, businesses, and governments, and how to respond to the opportunities and challenges that can happen when things change.

    Course fees listed include both required and optional courses, not all fees may apply to an individual student. Please refer to the course catalog to determine which course fees will apply to you. 

    Course Fees
    Subject Catalog Long Title Fee Description Flat OR Per Unit Amount
    BUS 110 Professional Development I Business Course Fee Flat Amt $10.00
    ENTP 200 Tactical Skills for Professionals Management Course Fee Flat Amt $50.00
    MGT 200 Tactical Skills for Professionals Management Course Fee Flat Amt



    college of business facultyOur History 

    Economics courses have been taught at Central Washington University for at least a century. Our Department of Economics was formed in 1947-1948 and was a part of the College of Arts and Sciences, Social Science Division.  
    Harold S. Williams was the first professor and department chair, and Rueben Hall the first instructor.  

    We have recorded interviews with key figures in this department's history: 

    Questions? Contact us. 

    To declare a major or minor program email with your student email for next steps. 

    Do you just need to take a class to transfer back to your college or university? Please see our helpful instructions for taking a class as a non-degree seeking student.

    CWU’s College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools globally earn the coveted designation.

    For more information, reference our Accreditation information.

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