Elective Courses


As a politics/philosophy/economics combined major you have the freedom to complete additional elective credits, under departmental advisement.

❑ 12 credits in upper-division economics

Economics Course List

Note: ECON 309, ECON 446 or ECON 447 may not be counted toward this major.

❑  9 credits in upper-division philosophy

Philosophy Course List

❑ 12 credits in upper-division political science

Political Science Course List


❑   4 credits of a 400 level political science course with political economy content, such as:

PLSC 403, PLSC 406, PLSC 420, PLSC 427, PLSC 430, PLCS 436, PLSC 450, PLSC 453, PLSC 462 or by approval of the chair

Take one Communication focus – Economics (CF-E) or a Communication Focus (CF) course within the College of Business and Economics, and a minimum of three writing proficiency points in approved upper-division writing proficiency courses (WP-3 points) at WWU with a minimum grade of C-. The WP requirement can be met with courses from any of the combined major departments. These requirements can be completed as part of the above required and elective credits. Consult the Timetable of Classes for the specific course sections that fulfill the CF/CF-E and WP requirements.