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Political Science Programs

Take your fascination with systems of power to the next level.

In addition to helping you become a better-informed citizen, the skills you’ll learn through our programs are essential to many different careers—and will open more doors than you can imagine.

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Economics Minor

Economics is the study of the rational allocation of scarce recourses. Seems pretty broad—and it is—but if you’re just looking to become better informed on the subject, the economics minor is the perfect choice. You’ll get to craft your curriculum by selecting from numerous economics classes, so you can study what most interests you in the discipline. Plus, the economics minor is a great accompaniment to any major.

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Program Highlights

  • A better understanding of personal ethics
  • The development of analytical, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education



Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.