Bachelor of Science in Economics—Economics and Business Forecasting Specialization

About the Economics and Business Forecasting Specialization

Economics is the study of decision-making. In our Economics major, you will gather, manage, and analyze economic and business data to understand and predict trends to make informed choices. You will learn to use the latest methods in data analysis in the Economic and Business Forecasting specialization. This specialization teaches you to analyze prices, sales, business cycles, and commodity flows to better prepare you for a career in economic forecasting. 

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Why Study Economics and Business Forecasting at CWU?

This program offers you the chance to receive individualized attention and mentoring from industry professionals and educators.

You will be actively encouraged to pursue faculty-guided individual studies and internships relevant to the field, with a particular focus on developing your quantitative skills. This program provides great preparation for economics, finance, and analytics graduate programs as well.

“As someone with a degree in economics, you have a great set of skills at hand that will always help you solve problems and acquire new knowledge in many different career paths. Be confident in yourself and don’t be afraid to put yourself up to new challenges.” Yurim Lee is a faculty member in the Economics Department.

Study Economics and Business Forecasting at CWU

This program provides great preparation for economics, finance, and analytics graduate programs.

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How much does this program cost?

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Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Careers & Opportunities

This program will prepare you for a career in econ, working in data collection, research analysis, forecasting, planning, and consulting.

  • Risk Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Sales Forecaster
  • Demand Forecaster
  • Forecasting Analyst

Our CWU graduates are employed by popular corporations such as Levi Strauss & CO, Boeing, Google, Amazon, AT&T, and Convoy Inc.


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