Agricultural Economics (multiple concentrations)

College of Agriculture

Agricultural economics graduates apply economic and business principles for banks, farm credit institutions, feed companies, farm equipment and fertilizer manufacturers, and food processing firms. Within agricultural economics, students can choose majors such as agricultural finance, agribusiness management, farm management, food industry marketing and management, quantitative agricultural economics, and sales and marketing.

Concentrations include:

Agricultural Economics (multiple concentrations) Website

Plan of Study


Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. To be considered for admission as a college transfer student, applicants must meet minimum GPA requirements for their desired major. In addition, some majors have course requirements. Requirements for this major are posted below (unless the program is closed to transfers).

Minimum GPA: 2.5


Contact Information

Agricultural Economics
Phone: 765-494-4201

  • Agricultural finance (Agriculture loan officer, financial planning, mortgage loan officer, lending analysis)
  • Agribusiness management (Corporate management, commodity trading, elevator management)
  • Farm management (Farm manager)
  • Food industry marketing and management (Food manufacturing sales, retail management, production management, brand management)
  • Quantitative agricultural economics (Law school, research analyst)
  • Sales and marketing (Professional sales representative, marketing manager)

  • Related Career Interests



    Finance and Investing