Economics (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

Economics, BS

Economics Honors, BS

Related Career Interests

Careers in Economics (School of Management)

Job titles of recent Krannert Economics graduates:

  • Analyst for a consumer products firm
  • Strategy consultant for a planning and development services company
  • Project manager for a health care firm
  • IT analyst at a global management consulting company

Transfer to Economics (School of Management)

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 3.0

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

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