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Indiana University Bloomington

Majors & Minors
Select a major below to see requirements, electives, and recommended academies.


Management majors help define corporate vision and strategy, achieving goals and ensuring the ability to compete globally. Our management majors have gone on to such companies as McKinsey & Co., Deloitte Consulting, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Ernst & Young.

Recommended Academies: Entrepreneurial Innovation, Supply Chain, or Consulting

  • Major requirements: Select 15 credit hours total including your electives and “outside” courses. Only 1.5 credits in Emerging Markets Experience or GLOBASE can count towards the management major.
  • Minor requirements: A total of at least six credit hours are required.
  • Major electives: Select at least five elective courses.
  • Minor electives: Select at least three elective courses.
  • Outside courses: Select any four additional courses from the MBA Program outside of the management major. The following general graduation requirement courses do not qualify as outside courses: A548, X507, X515, X516, and X517.
CoursesMajorMinorElectiveOutside Courses
BUS-J 501 Developing Strategic CapabilitiesRequired  
BUS-D 503 International Business Environment   
BUS-D 504 Operations of International Business   
BUS-D 594 International Competitive Strategy   
BUS-D 595 International Management   
BUS-J 522 Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation   
BUS-J 572 Corporate Governance   
BUS-W 505 Power, Persuasion, Influence & Negotiation   
BUS-W 508 Social Entrepreneurship & Economic Development   
BUS-W 511 Venture Strategy   
BUS-W 513 Crisis Management   
BUS-W 516 Organizational Development and Change: The Change Agent   
BUS-W 520 Turnaround Management   
BUS-W 532 Organization Design Alternatives   
BUS-W 550 Management Consulting   
BUS-W 551 Managing a Client Engagement   
BUS-W 578 Managing the Merger & Acquisition Process (Note: Only for students who are also finance or accounting majors, A570 can be substituted for W578)   
BUS-Z 525 Organizational Behavior & Leadership   
BUS-A 545 Introduction to Financial Statements Analysis and Valuation   
BUS-A 576 Strategic Cost Management   
BUS-F 508 Real Options in Capital Budgeting   
BUS-F 520 Asset Valuation & Strategy   
BUS-F 546 Corporate Financial Strategy   
BUS-F 548 Corporate Governance & Restructuring   
BUS-G 570 Thinking Strategically: Game Theory & Business Strategy   
BUS-K 507 Introduction to Spreadsheet Modeling   
BUS-K 513 Data Mining   
BUS-L 508 Legal Issues in HR Management   
BUS-L 509 Legal Issues in HRM: Health, Family, and Privacy   
BUS-L 538 Advanced Negotiations and Dispute Resolution   
BUS-M 503 Applied Marketing Research   
BUS-M 512 Marketing Strategy   
BUS-M 513 Marketing Strategy Simulation   
BUS-M 530 Business Marketing Strategy & Management   
BUS-M 594 Global Marketing Management   
BUS-P 506 Logistics & Distribution   
BUS-P 507 Enterprise Resource Management   
BUS-P 520 Strategic Sourcing   
BUS-P 550 Business Process Design   
BUS-P 561 Supply Chain Management & Technologies   
BUS-S 523 Data Warehousing: Concepts & Management   
BUS-X 574 GLOBASE: Field Study Course or BUS-X 576 Emerging Market Experience (EME) Field Study Course