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College of Business

Bachelor of Science in Economics: Economic and Business Forecasting Specialization

About our Economic 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. 

Student talking with business professionals at a college job fairWhy specialize in Economic and Business Forecasting at CWU? 

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

Students in this program are actively encouraged to pursue faculty-guided individual studies and internships relevant to the field, with a particular focus on developing their quantitative skills. 

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

Program Highlights

Where is this program offered? 


How much does this program cost? 

Find out how much this program costs through the registrar.

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Careers and Outcomes  

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.

Degree Information 

For information regarding admission requirements, required and elective courses, please reference the 2022-2023 Academic Catalog.

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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