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. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.

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