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College of Business

Bachelor of Science in Economics: General Economics Specialization

About our General Economics Specialization 

Economics is the study of decision making. As a student in the General Economics specialization, you will learn to think creatively and deeply about important economic issues facing the world today. You will apply a variety of perspectives to issues of economic efficiency, economic growth, international trade, public policy, environment, and social justice.  

In addition to preparation for business and government agency employment, an economics major is excellent preparation for law schools, Master of Business Administration programs, and graduate programs in economics, agricultural economics, and natural resource management 

Why specialize in General Economics at CWU?  

Positions of responsibility in today’s world are usually held by individuals who have the capacity to analyze complex problems and make intelligent decisions. Getting your a degree in Economics will help you develop these skills and analyze real-world problems and opportunities to solve them.

Program Highlights

Where is this program offered? 


How much does this program cost? 

Find out how much this program costs through the registrar.

Clubs and Student Organizations

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Careers and Outcomes  

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

  • Economic Consultant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Economic Development Specialist
  • Internal Trade Specialist
  • Economist

Our CWU graduates are employed by large 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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