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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

Core Requirements

Students must complete five courses (15 Credit Hours) in Business as defined below with a minimum grade of C- in each course, and an overall grade point average of 2.0 in the set of Business courses.

BUS-A 201 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
Initial presentation of financial reports, such as income statement and balance sheet.

BUS-A 202 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
Initial presentation of accounting information for use by corporate managers.

BUS-A 328 – Introduction to Taxation
Tax concepts and law related to individuals and small businesses.

BUS-A 325 – Cost Accounting
More in-depth exploration of the use of accounting information by corporate managers.

Take 1 of the following:

BUS-A 310 – Management Decisions and Financial Reporting
Exploration of financial statement impact of management decisions.

BUS-A 311 – Intermediate Accounting 1
More in-depth exploration of financial statements.

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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

Core Requirements

You must complete five courses (15 Credit Hours) in Economics as defined below with a minimum grade of C- in each course and an overall grade point average of 2.0 in the set of Economics courses.

Dept. Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-reqs
The following 2 courses (6 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
Must choose three of the following courses (9 credit hours):
ECON-E 321 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3 C- P: ECON-E 202
ECON-E 322 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3 C- P: ECON-E 202
ECON-E 323 Urban Economics 3 C- P: ECON-E 202
ECON-E 333 International Economics 3 C- P: ECON-E 202
ECON-E 338 Applications of GIS 3 C- P: ECON-E 202, ECON-E 281
ECON-E 350 Money and Banking 3 C- P: ECON-E 202

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Minor in Entrepreneurship for Business Majors

Core Requirements

You must complete five courses (15 Credit Hours) in Business as defined below with a minimum grade of C- in each course and an overall grade point average of 2.0 in the set of Business courses.

Dept. Title Credit Hours Co-Reqs or Pre-reqs
Principles of Entrepreneurship - The following 3 courses (9 credit hours) must be completed:
BUS-W 211 Contemporary Entrepreneurship 3
BUS-W 311 New Venture Creation 3 Accounting/Finance Module;
P: Junior standing.
BUS-W 406 Venture Growth Management 3 P: BUS-W211 and BUS-W311
Supporting Knowledge Set — Choose 2 from the following list (6 credit hours):
BUS-A 310 MGMT Decisions and Financial Reporting 3 P: BUS-A 202.
BUS-A 414 Financial Statement Analysis and Interpretation 3 P: BUS-A 310 or BUS-A 311.
BUS-F 260 Personal Finance 3 P: N/A
BUS-D 300 International Business Administration 3 P: ECON-E 202 and junior standing.
BUS-K 330 Contemporary Topics in Info Technology 3 P: BUS-K 321.
BUS-M 303 Marketing Research 3 P: BUS-M 301 and ECON-E 280.
BUS-M 330 Consultative Selling 3 P: BUS-M 300 or BUS-M 301.
BUS-M 405 Buyer Behavior 3 P: BUS-M 301 and Junior standing.
BUS-M 415 Advertising and Promotion Management 3 P: BUS-M 300 or BUS-M 301.
BUS-M 421 Fundamentals of Negotiation 3 P: N/A
BUS-M 426 Sales Management 3 P: N/A
BUS-P 421 Supply Chain Management 3 P: BUS-P 301.
BUS-W 320 Leadership and Ethics 3 P: N/A
BUS-Z 440 Personnel-Human Resource Management 3 P: SPCH-S 121, PSY-P 101 or PSY-P 102, ENGW 231 or ENG-W 234, and a minimum of 45 credit hours.
ECON-E 338 Bus. and Economic Apps of Geographical Info System 3 P: ECON-E 202 and ECON-E 280.
ECON-E 350 Money and Banking 3 P: ECON-E 200 or ECON-E 202
ECON-E 333 International Economics 3 P: ECON-E 200 or ECON-E 202
BUS-Z 445 Human Resource Selection 3 P: BUS-Z 440
XXX-X 300/400 300/400 Level course from other campus schools (Approved by Advisor) 3 P: N/A

Note: For BSB students, only one course w double-count toward both an entrepreneurship minor and another concentration.

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Minor in Entrepreneurship for Non-Business Majors

Core Requirements

You must complete five courses (15 Credit Hours) in Business as defined below with a minimum grade of C- in each course and an overall grade point average of 2.0 in the set of Business courses.

Dept. Title Credit Hours Co-Reqs or Pre-reqs
Principles of Business - The following 2 courses (6 credit hours) must be completed:
BUS-W 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUS-M 301
or
BUS-M 300
Introduction to Marketing Management
or
Introduction to Marketing
3 M301 P: ECON-E 200, SPCH-S 121, ENG-W 231 or ENG-W 234, and a minimum of 45 credit hours
Principles of Entrepreneurship - The following 2 courses (6 credit hours) must be completed:
BUS-W 211 Contemporary Entrepreneurship 3
BUS-W 311 New Venture Creation 3 Accounting/Finance Module; P: Junior standing.
Supporting Knowledge Set - Complete 1 course (3 credit hours) from the following:
BUS-A 201 Introduction to Accounting 3 P: MATH-M 102 or MATH-M 117 or testing into at least MATH-M 122.
BUS-F 260 Personal Finance 3
BUS-L 201 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS-M 365 Services Marketing 3 P: BUS-M 300 or BUS-M 301.
BUS-M 415 Advertising and Promotion Management 3 P: BUS-M 300 or BUS-M 301.
BUS-W 301 Principles of Management 3 P: ECON-E 202, SPCH-S 121, ENG-W 231 or W 234, and a minimum of 45 credit hours.
BUS-W 406 Venture Growth Management 3 P: BUS-W211 and BUS-W311
BUS-Z 440 Personnel-Human Resource Management 3 P: SPCH-S 121, PSY-P 101 or PSY-P 102, ENGW 231 or ENG-W 234, and a minimum of 45 credit hours.
ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3 P: MATH-M 102, MATH-M 110, MATH-M 114, MATH-M 118, MATH-A 118, MATH-T 101

*Non-Business Majors should take BUS-W100, BUS-W211, and BUS-M300 prior to enrolling in BUS-W311.

**It is strongly recommended that Non-Business Majors take BUS-W100, BUS-W211, and BUS-M300 prior to enrolling in BUS-W406.

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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.

Core Requirements

You must complete five courses (15 Credit Hours) in Business as defined below with a minimum grade of C- in each course and an overall grade point average of 2.0 in the set of Business courses.

Must take the following 2 courses (6 credit hours):

  • BUS-Z 302 Managing Behavior in Organizations
  • BUS-Z 440 Personnel-Human Resource Management

Must take 3 additional course (9 credit hours) from the following list:

  • BUS-Z 443 Developing Employee Skills
  • BUS-Z 444 Personnel Research and Measurement
  • BUS-Z 441 Wage and Salary Administration
  • BUS-Z 445 Human Resource Selection

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Minor in Marketing

15 credit hours, including the following courses with a grade of C or higher in each course.

Required Courses (12 credit hours)

  • M300 Intro to Marketing (or M301 Intro to Marketing Management)
  • M330 Consultative Selling
  • M405 Buyer Behavior
  • M450 Marketing Strategy

Elective Courses (choose one course for a total of 3 credit hours)

  • M415 Advertising and Promotion Management
  • M4XX Fundamentals of Negotiation
  • M426 Sales Management
  • CMCL-C 337 New Media
  • TEL-R 440 Advertising Strategies
  • TEL-T 345 Advertising Media Planning

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Minor in Professional Selling

The Minor in Professional Selling was as created to draw high-ability students toward selling as a career, better prepare those students for early success in professional selling careers, and to connect them with sales professionals in the Kentuckiana region.

Required Courses (12 hours):

  • M300 Intro to Marketing (or M301 Intro to Marketing Management)
  • M330 Consultative Selling
  • M421 Fundamentals of Negotiation
  • M426 Sales Management

Elective (3 hours). Choose from the following:

  • M405 Buyer Behavior
  • Z440 Personnel and Human Resource Management
  • W320 Leadership and Ethics
  • S324 Persuasion
  • S380 Nonverbal Communication

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Campus Events

Bus Trip to IU Football vs. Michigan State (Kick-off TBD)

Bus Trip to IU Football vs. Michigan State (Kick-off TBD)

September 22nd, 2018

3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Mental Health Screenings

Mental Health Screenings

September 24th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

September 28th, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

September 29th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

October 3rd, 2018

5:00 PM - 5:01 PM

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

October 3rd, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Part-Time Job Fair

Part-Time Job Fair

October 4th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

October 4th, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Graduate Business Information Session

Graduate Business Information Session

October 4th, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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October 4th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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