Economic Sciences

Economic Sciences


Economists study how individuals and societies meet unlimited wants with limited means. This is why economics is often called the science of scarcity.

The School of Economic Sciences undergraduate program at WSU provides students with the basic economic knowledge, quantitative tools, and communication skills necessary to secure professional positions in a wide range of industries and public organizations. Students will study how decisions regarding business strategy, finance, health, climate change, transportation or agribusiness are made.

Available Majors

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Business Economics
  • Economics, Policy and Law
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • International Economics and Development
  • Quantitative Economics




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Economics at WSU

The School of Economic Sciences offers a highly rated Ph.D. programs in Economics and Agricultural Economics, an M.S. degree in Economics, a professionally oriented Master of Applied Economics, and an undergraduate program leading to B.S. degrees (both in-person in Pullman and fully online) that can open doors to a wide variety of career paths.

The School is dedicated to high-quality teaching, research, outreach, and engagement. Students are taught by 30 full-time faculty members from many economic disciplines. The faculty and students are actively engaged in cutting-edge research. There is a strong tradition of excellence in applied econometric modeling.

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