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

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. 


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 on 2013 or later plans of study:
Management Admission Index (MAI) courses: ENGL 106/108, MA 223*/16010/161/165, MA 224/16120/162/166,  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***  UPDATE 1/8/15  Discontinued, and no longer available to students
Minimum number of hours completed at PU/WL 12
Minimum GPA on MAI courses 2.85 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. They are not included in MAI calculations but may be required as pre-requisites for calculus.

** 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 may 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.