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School of Business Minors

Business minors are listed below as well as information about the IU Southeast BASES Program.

BASES Program

BASES stands for Business + Arts & Sciences + Education + Society. It's a new way for students to combine skills, talents, convictions and interests in ways that make them better able to succeed in today's cross-disciplinary working world.

BASES allows you to pursue a minor in another School or discipline to round out your degree, providing you with additional career options and paths post-graduation. Learn more about how your major pairs with a minor in another area of study by visiting the BASES website.

Minor in Accounting

Accountants communicate financial information about a business to users such as shareholders, managers, investors, regulators, and the general public. Accountants engage in a wide variety of tasks, including preparing financial statements; recording business transactions in order to keep track of a firm's liabilities, assets, income, and expenses; working with new technologies, and developing and using information systems.

Minor in Business

Core Requirements

You must complete eight courses (24 Credit Hours) in Business and Economics with a minimum grade of C- in each course and an overall grade point average of 2.0 in the set of Economics.

A minimum of four of these eight courses must be completed at IU Southeast.

Dept. Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-reqs
The following four courses (12 credit hours) must be completed:
*ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3 C- P: Test into MATH-M 102/ MATH-M 117 or higher
*ECON-E 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3 C- P: ECON-E 201
*BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 C- P: Completion of MATH-M 102/MATH-M 117 or Test into MATH-M 122 or higher. 12 Cr. Hrs
*BUS-A 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3 C- P: BUS-A 201
Choose 4 courses, from the following. At least 3 must be at the 300/400-level:
BUS-K 201 Computer in Business 3 C- P: CSCI-C 106
BUS-L 201 The Legal Environment of Business 3 C- None
*ECON-E 280 Statistics for Business and Economics I
(See School of Business Advisor regarding possible alternative statistics courses already required within your major.)
3 C- P: MATH-M 122, BUS-K 201
*BUS-F 301 Financial Management 3 C- P: ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, CSCI-C 106, ECON-E 201, BUS-A 202. 45 Cr. Hrs.
*BUS-K 321 Management Information Systems 3 C- P: ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, BUS-K 201, ECON-E 280
45 Cr. Hrs.
*BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management
(BUS-M 300 can be taken by non-Business majors. It will not count as credit for the BS in Business degree)
3 C- P: ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, ECON-E 200. 45 Cr. Hrs.
*BUS-P 301 Operations Management 3 C- P: ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, ECON-E 280. 45 Cr. Hrs.
BUS-D 300 International Business Administration 3 C- P: ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, ECON-E 200. Jr Standing
BUS-W 301 Management and Organizational Theory 3 C- P: ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121. Jr Standing
BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations 3 C- P: ENG-W 231, SPCH-S 121, PSY-P 101. 45 Cr. Hrs.

*Courses marked satisfy Foundation course requirements in preparation for the IU Southeast MBA Program.

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Minor in Economics

Economics is a social science that develops models for organizing facts and thinking effectively and critically, preparing students to be an interested, alert, and competent observer of current events. The minor in economics empowers a student to make well-reasoned decisions about personal matters, business problems, and public policy.

Minor in Entrepreneurship for Business Majors

The minor in entrepreneurship prepares graduates to start and manage their own organizations, and prepares graduates for management positions in the many small businesses of the U.S. and, increasingly, of the entire global community.

Minor in Entrepreneurship for Non-Business Majors

The minor in entrepreneurship prepares graduates to start and manage their own organizations, and prepares graduates for management positions in the many small businesses of the U.S. and, increasingly, of the entire global community.

Minor in Human Resources

People are an organization’s most important asset and effective human resources management is a critical component of any organization’s business strategy. A minor in human resources will enable you to understand how people act in a professional environment and help them maximize their potential.

Minor in Marketing

Marketing is the business function responsible for generating the ideas and connections that make money for the firm. You’d be a good marketer if you are perceptive and empathetic, practice creative problem-solving, enjoy using technology and social media, and want to start your own business or learn how to promote your #1 product: you.

Minor in Safety

All of General Studies' minors and certificates require all course grades to be a C- or higher and the overall GPA of those courses to be a 2.0 or higher.

Required Courses (9 Credits)
Dept./
Course #
Title Credit
Hours
SPH-S 101 Introduction to Safety 3
SPH-S 151 Legal Aspects of Safety 3
SPH-S 345 Safety Program Management 3

Elective Courses: Select 2 courses (6 credits; at least one course must be 300/400 level)

Elective Courses - Select 2 courses, one Course at 300/400 Level (6 Credits)
Dept./
Course #
Title Credit
Hours
SPH-H 160 First Aid & Emergency Care 3
SPH-S 231 Safety Engineering and Technology 3
SPH-S 251 Incident Investigation & Analysis 3
SPH-S 415 Safety Ed. and Training 3
SPH-S 430 Exploring Safety Culture 3

Other course electives as approved by advisor (3 cr.)

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Minor in Sales

The minor in Sales draws high-ability students toward selling as a career, better prepares those students for early success in professional selling careers, and connects them with sales professionals in the Kentuckiana region.

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