Apply to CBE

Priority Application deadlines apply for all majors excluding Economics and MSCM.

All applications submitted by these dates will be processed before Phase I of registration for the term indicated

  • Winter 2019 - Oct. 5th, 2018, by 5 PM

  • Spring 2019 - Jan. 18th, 2019, by 5 PM

  • Summer 2019 & Fall 2019 - Apr. 5th, 2019, by 5 PM

*Admission as a full major in OPS, MIS, and the Data Analytics minor requires an additional department review. Applications for full major status will be sent to the Decision Sciences Department for review on deadline dates. For questions about the review process please contact the department.

*Need to know who your Advisor is?  Check Degree Works for your listed Advisor once you have declared your Major or Minor in CBE.

Questions about how to complete an application form? Wondering if your application is processed yet?

Email CBE@wwu.edu

To Apply to CBE you must have

  • Minimum of 45 credits
  • Minimum of a 2.50 cumulative college-level GPA including all previous institutions.
  • Minimum of 2.30 cumulative GPA in all courses taken within the College of Business and Economics (if you have completed any courses at Western).
  • Students must have a WWU cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher to be considered in good academic standing with the University.

*The Economics and Supply Chain Management program have slightly different admission standards. For details visit their department webpages.

CBE Major and Minor Declaration Forms:

Select a link below to apply for your first CBE Major/Concentration or CBE Minor:

Important Tips: You will need to provide current unofficial, electronic copies of all college transcripts if Western does not have the most recent versions.  *Students interested in the Business Analytics Minor need to submit applications by the application deadlines listed above.

If you’ve already declared a CBE major and want to add another major or concentration within CBE, follow the process outlined below:

Double Major/Concentration/Degree Procedure:

  • If you are already a CBE major or pre-major and are adding a second major, concentration or degree, do not fill out a new application.
  • Complete the Double Major/Concentration Form 
  • If you are not already a CBE major you must apply for one major/concentration/degree first and when that is in place you can add a second major/concentration/degree by the process described above.

Change of Major Procedure:

  • If you are already a CBE major or pre-major and want to change to a different major or concentration within CBE, do not fill out a new application.
  • Complete the CBE Major/Concentration Change Form .
  • If you are not already a CBE major you must apply for one major/concentration/degree first and when that is in place you can add a second major/concentration/degree by the process described above.

Questions about how to fill out the application or the status of your application?

Email CBE@wwu.edu