Economics (School of Management)

Krannert School of Management

The business world has been on a rollercoaster in recent years. An Economics degree from the Krannert School will put you in the front seat and give you the perspective to anticipate and understand future twists and turns.

The Economics major will advance your analytical skills by exposing you to real-world economic issues. With this degree, doors will be opened to consulting firms, investment banks, government agencies, marketing firms and financial trading companies. You’ll also be well-positioned to continue your education in graduate or law school.

Economics is the most broad-based major offered at Krannert. It allows a high degree of flexibility in choosing coursework, and allows you to tailor your classes to your interests. We’ll supply what you demand in an economics education.

Economics (School of Management) 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: 3.0

Additional Requirements: Completion of at least a college-level calculus course with a grade of C or higher.


Contact Information

Nanci Forney
Phone: 765-494-4343


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