Jul 23, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog 
2024-2025 University Catalog

Economics Minor

Location(s): West Lafayette

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Requirements for the Minor (15 credits)


  • The Economics minor is not available to Economics majors.
  • A grade of C- or better must be earned in any course used to fulfill the minor. Courses for the minor may not be taken as Pass/No Pass.
  • Transfer credit for courses that are a direct match will be accepted for the minor or concentration. Undistributed transfer credit (i.e. ECON 2XXXX) will not be accepted. Transfer Credit Guidelines
  • Economics courses (not Principles) completed as part of an approved study abroad program may be used to fulfill the Economics Upper-Division Electives requirement.
  • Economics majors have priority in registering for Economics upper-division courses. Students seeking a minor in Economics are not allowed to register for upper-division courses until after business school registration restrictions are lifted. Space in upper-division courses is not guaranteed. 
  • Non-business school students can learn more at https://business.purdue.edu/undergraduate/admissions/purdue-students.php


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Pre-Requisite Information

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