Course List

Course List

The Department of Economics at Western offers a wide variety of courses to equip you with all the knowledge you will need to succeed in your career. Feel free to browse through our available courses, and see what we have to offer.

Economics Courses - 2018-19 Catalog:

   •  ECON 101 - Markets and Society
   •  ECON 140 - The Ecology and Economics of Salmon Recovery
   •  ECON 206 - Introduction to Microeconomics
   •  ECON 207 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
   •  ECON 300 - Directed Independent Study
   •  ECON 301 - Economics Issues
   •  ECON 303 - The History of Economic Thought
   •  ECON 306 - Intermediate Microeconomics
   •  ECON 307 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
   •  ECON 308 - Sports Economics
   •  ECON 309 - Managerial Economics   Course does not count towards a major in economics
   •  ECON 310 - Public Finance
   •  ECON 311 - Money and Banking
   •  ECON 315 - Health Economics
   •  ECON 317 - European Economic History
   •  ECON 325 - Labor Market Economics
   •  ECON 333 - Introduction to Game Theory
   •  ECON 337 - Economics Study Abroad
   •  ECON 340 - Economics of Regulation
   •  ECON 343 - Population, Environment, and World Agriculture
   •  ECON 355 - The Political Economy of Language and Culture
   •  ECON 360 - Introduction to International Economics
   •  ECON 361 - Introduction to International Economics and Business
   •  ECON 364 - Topics in Canadian Economic History
   •  ECON 365 - The Canadian Economy
   •  ECON 366 - Canadian Business Environment
   •  ECON 375 - Introduction to Econometrics
   •  ECON 380 - Urban Economics
   •  ECON 381 - American Economic History
   •  ECON 383 - Environmental Economics
   •  ECON 384 - Energy Economics
   •  ECON 385 - Comparative Economic Systems
   •  ECON 386 - The Economics of Electricity Markets
   •  ECON 388 - Economics of the European Union
   •  ECON 389 - Economies of the Pacific Rim
   •  ECON 390 - Internship in Economics
   •  ECON 400 - Directed Independent Study
   •  ECON 406 - Topics in Microeconomics
   •  ECON 407 - Topics in Macroeconomics
   •  ECON 410 - Benefit-Cost Analysis
   •  ECON 411 - Monetary Economics
   •  ECON 412 - Economics of Tax Policy
   •  ECON 430 - Experimental Economics
   •  ECON 435 - Behavioral Economics
   •  ECON 442 - Industrial Organization and Public Policy
   •  ECON 445 - Economics of Education
   •  ECON 462 - International Trade
   •  ECON 463 - International Finance
   •  ECON 465 - Development Economics
   •  ECON 470 - Economic Fluctuations and Forecasting
   •  ECON 475 - Econometrics
   •  ECON 482 - Advanced Topics in Environmental Economics
   •  ECON 483 - Resource Economics
   •  ECON 484 - Economics of Alternative Energy
   •  ECON 491 - Issues in Political Economy
   •  ECON 493 - Senior Seminar: Economics, the Environment and Natural Resources
   •  ECON 495 - Seminar in Applied Econometrics
These courses are for students with teaching experience or current or expected enrollment in a teacher education program:

Additional Information

  • Contact the Department of Economics:
    Diane Brearley, Department Manager
    Department of Economics
    Parks Hall 315 
    Phone: (360) 650-3910 
    Fax: (360) 650-6315 
    Email: Diane.Brearley@wwu.edu