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Krannert School of Management

Economics: Suggested Plan

Minimum hours required for B.S. degree: 124

Freshman Year

First SemesterSecond Semester
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition) (3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)
(3) MA 15300 (Algebra and Trigonometry I) (3) MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)
(1) MGMT 10000 (Management Lectures I) (3) Natural science elective
(3) Natural science elective (3) World history elective
(3) Psychology or sociology elective (3) General elective
(14) (15)


Sophomore Year

Third SemesterFourth Semester
(3) CS 23500 (Introduction to Organizational Computing) (3) ECON 25200 (Macroeconomics)
(3) ECON 25100 (Microeconomics) (3) STAT 22500 (Introduction to Probability Models)
(3) MA 22400 (Introductory Analysis II) (3) Fine arts elective
(3) Literature elective (3) International elective
(3) General elective (3) General elective
(15)   (15)  


Junior Year

Fifth SemesterSixth Semester
(3) ECON 34000 (Intermediate Microeconomics) (3) ECON 35200 (Intermediate Macroeconomics)
(1) MGMT 30100 (Management Career Lectures) (3) ENGL 42000 (Business Writing)
(3) MGMT 30500 (Business Statistics) (3) Concentration-area course #2
(3) Concentration-area course #1   (3) Upper-division economics elective  
(3) Upper-division economics elective   (3) General elective
(3) General elective (3) General elective
(16)   (18)  


Senior Year

Seventh SemesterEighth Semester
(3) ECON 36000 (Econometrics) (1) MGMT 40100 (Krannert Executive Forum)
(3) Concentration-area course #3 (3) Concentration-area course #4
(3) Upper-division economics elective (3) Upper-division economics elective
(3) International elective (3) Upper-division economics elective
(3) General elective (3) General elective
    (3) General elective
(15)   (16)  

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Economics Notes

Economics Admissions Index (EAI)

  • To be automatically admitted into Upper Management Division, you must have completed all courses in the EAI with at least a 2.75 EAI GPA and have a "C" or higher in all EAI and School of Management courses and may not be on probation.
  • EAI courses, or their equivalents, may only be enrolled in two times for a grade.
  • A maximum of three EAI courses may be retaken.
  • Math courses numbered below your highest level of recorded achievement may not be retaken.
  • School of Management, EAI, concentration and minor courses in which you receive an "F" can only be retaken at Purdue University, West Lafayette.
  • Previous enrollments in MA 16100, 16200, 16500 and 16600 do not count against the retake policy if a Change Of Degree Objective occurs.

Optional Concentrations

The following concentrations are available, but not required, for economics majors: accounting, analytical consulting, economics, finance, international business, management information systems, marketing, operations management, organizational behavior/human resources and strategic management.

General Information

  • MGMT, OBHR and ECON courses numbered 30000 or higher can only be taken after being admitted to upper division.
  • MGMT, OBHR and ECON courses cannot be taken online or by correspondence.
  • Transfer credit for upper-level MGMT, OBHR and ECON courses will only be considered if taken at a four-year AACSB-accredited school (www.aacsb.edu).
  • Courses taken on approved Purdue study abroad programs may be used to satisfy general education, major and concentration requirements. In some cases, courses that must be taken at Purdue, West Lafayette, may also be approved as part of a study abroad program. Schedule an appointment with your advisor to discuss study abroad opportunities.
  • Minors outside the School of Management also are available.

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