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Indiana University Bloomington

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

Strategic Analysis of Accounting

With this major, a popular double major, you'll analyze financial reports and develop an understanding of where the numbers come from and how those numbers can improve operating, investing, and financing decisions.

  • Major requirements: Select 15 credit hours total including your “outside” courses. Select 10.5 to 12.0 credit hours from major requirement options below.
  • Outside Courses: Select 3.0 to 4.5 credit hours of non-accounting Outside Courses from the list below.
  • Minor requirements: Select at least four courses from the Minors column options below.
Courses Major Minor Outside Courses
BUS-A 504 Selected Topics in Financial Accounting (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-A 527 Taxes and Financial Statements (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-A 540 Financial Accounting Concepts (3.0 credit hours)  
BUS-A 545 Introduction to Financial Statements Analysis and Valuation (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-A 546 Advanced Financial Statements Analysis and Valuation (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-A 547 Strategic Tax Planning (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-A 562 Advanced Financial Accounting (3.0 credit hours)  
BUS-A 564 Detecting Earnings Management (3.0 credit hours)  
BUS-A 570 Structuring Acquisitions: Accounting Advisory Services (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-A 576 Strategic Cost Management (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-A 590 Independent Study in Accounting (1.5 credit hours)  
BUS-F 508 Valuation of Real Options
or
BUS-F 526 Derivative Securities
   
BUS-F 509 Financial Analysis for Corporate Decisions
or
BUS-F 520 Asset Valuation and Strategy
or
BUS-F 540 The Firm in the Capital Market
   
BUS-F 546 Corporate Financial Strategy
or
BUS-F 548 Corporate Governance and Restructuring
   
BUS-G 570 Thinking Strategically: Game Theory & Business Strategy    
BUS-K 507 Introduction to Spreadsheet Modeling    
BUS-F 541 Spreadsheet Modeling for Finance
or
BUS-M 528 Dynamic Modeling Customer Data
   
BUS-M 511 Marketing Performance and Productivity Analysis    
BUS-W 550 Management Consulting
or
BUS-W 578 Managing the Merger & Acquisition Process