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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Economics (Liberal Arts)

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15 Credits

Upper Division Economics Admission Requirements

The following are the Economics Admission Index (EAI) courses:  ENGL 10600/10800COM 11400ECON 25100ECON 25200MA 16010/16100/16500, and CS 23500.  To be admitted to Upper Division Economics, students must complete all of the EAI courses with an EAI GPA of 2.75 or higher, have a C- or higher in all EAI courses, and not be on probation.  Students also must have a C- or higher in any ECON course taken previously or concurrently with the EAI courses.  A maximum of three EAI courses may be repeated one time each for a grade.  Grades of “F” earned in an EAI or ECON course may only be retaken at Purdue University.  Previous enrollments in MA 16100/16500 do not count in the EAI GPA if replaced with MA 16010.


  • A minor in the College of Liberal Arts is required with this major.
  • Students cannot receive both the Economics, BS in the School of Management and the Economics, BA in the College of Liberal Arts. 
  • A minimum 2.0 GPA is required in all ECON courses taken for the major.

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