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Requirements for Upper Division ACCT/FINC/MGMT/MRKT/SCIA

The purpose of the MAI/EAI is to give all Krannert students a common academic background and to allow the student an opportunity to acclimate to the academic environment at Purdue. 

To be admitted to upper division Management Courses, you MUST either meet the automatic acceptance requirements or be admitted by faculty review. Conditions for each are listed below. Three hundred level and higher School of Management courses (including upper division OBHR and Economics courses) can be taken only after admission to Upper Division Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, or Supply Chain Information and Analytics.

Automatic Acceptance
Minimum number of hours completed at PU/WL 12
Minimum GPA on MAI courses* 3.0 GPA
Minimum Cumulative GPA 2.5 GPA
Courses that MUST be completed before going to Upper Division Students entering Krannert 2011-2013:
Management Admission Index (MAI) courses: ENGL 106/108, MA 223*/161/165, MA 224/162/166,  ECON 251, and MGMT 200**.
Students entering Krannert in 2010: Above courses plus COM 114.
Students entering Krannert in 2009: Above courses plus COM 114 and CS 235.
Other Requirements Must have "C-" or higher in all MAI and School of Management courses.  May not be on Probation.
Faculty Review***
Minimum number of hours completed at PU/WL 12
Minimum GPA on MAI courses 2.75 GPA
Courses that MUST be completed prior to admission See above regarding MAI courses 
Additional GPA Requirements See above regarding Other Requirements
Other Requirements The Faculty Review Committee is unlikely to approve admission unless there is convincing evidence that the student will be an asset to the program.   
   

* Pre-calculus courses are not required for the MAI or plan of study. However, pre-calculus will be included in the MAI GPA calculation for those students who take it.

** A maximum of three MAI courses may be retaken. MAI courses may be taken no more than two times.

*** Students who meet these minimum requirements will be reviewed by a Management faculty committee to determine whether space is available and sufficient cause exists to be admitted to the upper level Management Division.