Economics (College of Liberal Arts)

College of Liberal Arts

Economics is the study of how people make decisions in the face of scarcities.  Economics evaluates topics such as inflation, business cycles, international trade, tax policies, energy costs, the banking system, crime and the legal system, public finance, and economic development.  Students explore economic issues and theories through a variety of disciplines while honing their writing, communication, and analytical skills.

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: 2.2


Contact Information

Undergraduate Student Recruitment Office
Phone: 765-494-6291


Related Career Interests


Finance and Investing

Politics and Public Speaking