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Are you an entrepreneur seeking exposure to all aspects of a business, a non-business student looking to double-major in business or a business student planning to specialize later with a graduate degree?

Our post-baccalaureate certificate in general business gives students a 50,000-foot view of all business disciplines in a format that allows you to create your own program from a comprehensive range of courses, depending on your own needs and goals.

Required Courses

To earn the post-baccalaureate certificate in human resources management, students must take 24 credit hours from the list below, and may also add additional courses depending on their needs and goals.

Courses listed below are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise stated.

Required courses (24 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BUS-A 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
BUS-F 301 Financial Management 3
BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management 3
BUS-P 301 Operations Management 3
ECON-E 150 Introduction to Economics 3
ECON-E 200 Fundamentals of Economics: An Overview 3
ECON-E 280 Applied Statistics for Business & Economics I 3
Recommended Additional Course Options:*
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting I 3
BUS-D 300 International Business Administration 3
BUS-K 201 The Computer in Business 3
BUS-K 321 Management of Information Technology 3
BUS-L 201 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS-P 330 Project Management 3
BUS-W 301 Principles of Management 3
BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations 3
BUS-Z 440 Personnel and Human Resource Management 3

*Another 300-400 level BUS or ECON course may be used in place of a recommended course. Prior to enrolling, see a School of Business academic advisor about this substitution opportunity.

Admission Process

To apply for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, you must submit the following:

  • Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • A one-time, non-refundable application fee of $35. This fee is not required if you have previously applied for undergraduate admission at any Indiana University campus.
  • Official transcripts from the college/university awarding your bachelor's degree.

Please visit the IU Southeast Office of Admissions website or call (812) 941-2212 or (800) 852-8835 (Ind. or Ky.), or visit in person for application deadlines, reciprocity guidelines, financial aid and other questions.

Advising

Please contact Kris Bloos, academic advisor in the School of Business at kbloos@ius.edu or (812) 941-2362 for more detailed information on the admissions process and course requirements.

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Kris Bloos

Academic Advisor

Hillside Hall 221A
Phone: (812) 941-2362
kbloos@ius.edu

Financial Aid

Students enrolled in this stand-along certificate program are not eligible for financial aid. Students are eligible for certificate courses if they are enrolled in another degree-seeming program.

Campus Events

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 24th, 2018

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Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

July 24th, 2018

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Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 26th, 2018

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Classes End for Summer II Session

Classes End for Summer II Session

August 6th, 2018

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Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

August 8th, 2018

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Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

August 10th, 2018

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Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation

August 11th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Induction Day

Induction Day

August 17th, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2018 Champions Dinner

2018 Champions Dinner

August 18th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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August 20th, 2018

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August 26th, 2018

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September 3rd, 2018

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