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Politics - Philosophy - Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , WA,
The Politics - Philosophy - Economics program offered by Western Washington University provides an understanding of economic concepts and the functioning of the economy. The ability to apply economic analysis in problem solving is the mission of the Economics Department.

About

The Department strives to provide a major program which gives students rigorous training in both economic theory and applications.

The Politics - Philosophy - Economics major offered by Western Washington University has a broad and diverse curriculum enhanced by the study of modern political science questions of political philosophy and the pursuit of social scientific research.

Why Consider a Politics - Philosophy - Economics Major?

This is a multidisciplinary major designed to provide a solid foundation in disciplines critical to decision making and leadership in economic, political and social service institutions.

Sample Careers
  • Attorney
  • Analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • Diplomat
  • Urban/Regional Planner

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Fall Quarter - Early Action deadline: November 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    83 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • The History of Economic Thought
  • Public Finance
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Introduction to Philosophy: Moral Issues
  • Introduction to Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality
  • Ethical Theory
  • Political Philosophy

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

National students

  • The Freshman Application for Admission and Scholarships, including essay and activities list
  • $60 non-refundable application fee (fee waiver may be available)
  • Unofficial high school transcript or GED submitted electronically or by mail
  • Official ACT or SAT scores sent from the testing agency or your high school

International students

  • The International Student Application for Admission submitted by the application deadline
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Official academic credentials
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Statement of Financial Responsibility

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21801 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21801 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6387 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6387 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 10-18 credits per quarter

Living costs for Bellingham

  • 1109 - 1690 USD/month
    Living Costs

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