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Indiana University Bloomington

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U.S. News & World Report ranked Kelley among the top 10 undergraduate management programs of all universities in the nation in 2013.

Undergraduate Program

Degree Requirements

Undergraduate students in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship can specialize in entrepreneurship, international business, or management.

Majors
Minor

 Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation

Entrepreneurship majors take an 18-credit sequence of courses, which includes 15 credits of required courses and 3 credits of approved electives. 

Required Courses
  • W232 Venture Ideas
  • W233 Venture Models
  • W313 New Venture Planning
  • W406 Venture Growth Management
  • W420 Corporate Venturing
  • F317 Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship Finance
Electives
  • Z340 Introduction to Human Resources
  • W409 Practicum in Entrepreneurship
  • Z404 Effective Negotiations
  • Z447 Leadership, Teamwork, & Diversity
  • W212 Exploring Entrepreneurship (if taken before I-Core)
  • A310 Management Decisions and Financial Reporting
  • F307 Working Capital Management (may not use as an elective if substituted for F317 above)
  • F402 Corporate Financial Strategy and Governance
  • M303 Marketing Research
  • L311 Law for Entrepreneurs
  • J411 Analysis of Business Decisions
  • J420 Advanced Case Analysis & Effective Consulting Presentations
  • G303 Game Theory for Business Strategy
Entrepreneurship-Lab (E-Lab) Workshop: contact Professor Mark Long

Students with a passion to start their own firm should apply for the E-Lab, which includes:

  • W409, Practicum in Entrepreneurship (P: W313 and permission of department), focused on building and presenting a new business proposal to venture capitalists for funding.
  • Access to the Hoosier Hatchery, the newly developed student incubator for start-ups.
  • Invitation to the Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, which offers a three-day “immersion experience” in entrepreneurship with speakers, tours, etc.

 International Business Co-Major

International business is a co-major, and students must also major in another business area. Students who study international business, in addition to 9 credits of required courses, must also complete 6 credits of electives, with at least 3 credits in Business or Economics.

Required Courses
  • D311 Global Management
  • D312 Building Managerial Cross Cultural Competencies
Required Cross-Cultural Awareness

Satisfy this requirement in one of three ways:

  • Demonstrate foreign language proficiency at 4th semester college level (or higher).

NOTE:  International students for whom English is not their first language demonstrate English proficiency by completing all required SLST courses and completing ENG-W 131 and BUS-C 204 with C grades.

  • Complete an approved semester or summer study abroad program of at least six credits.
  • Complete a total of six credits in two or more approved short-term international study programs.
Electives (9 credit hours; at least 3 credit hours must be BUS courses):

See a Kelley International Programs advisor for more information on electives taken during Kelley study abroad programs.

  • Follow-up foreign language course (same language as above) at 200-level or higher (does NOT double-count for 27-hour core or upper level GenEd; may double-count for WLC; must be credit-bearing but may be courses used to demonstrate proficiency)
  • course in an approved study abroad program
  • course in an approved study abroad program
  • D365 Cross-Cultural Management (Oxford course & trip)
  • D411 International Competitive Strategies
  • D490 Independent Study in International Business
  • D496 Foreign Study in Business
  • F494 International Finance
  • G256 Emerging Economies (course & trip) (formerly G255)
  • G309 China in Transition
  • G494 Public Policy and International Economy
  • L314 International Business Law  (formerly L411; usually offered in Fall)
  • M355 Topics in Marketing: Sales for Social Impact
  • M401 International Marketing
  • P256 Business in the Flat World (India course & trip)  (formerly P255)
  • X255 Topics in Business: Business Culture in Greece (course & trip)
  • C330 International Communication Strategies  (does not double-count for GSL)
  • D480 Professional Practice Abroad (usually offered abroad)
  • D488 Current International Topics (does not double-count as S&H or upper level GenEd)
  • Non-business internationally focused course, as approved by the Chair of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship  (does not double-count for 27-hour core or upper level GenEd)

 Management

Management majors take a 18-credit sequence of courses, which includes 12 credits of required courses and 6 credits of approved electives.

Required Courses
  • Z340 Introduction to Human Resources
  • Z447 Leadership, Teamwork, & Diversity*
  • W430 Organizational Theory & Change
  • J411 Analysis of Business Decisions**
  • J420 Advanced Case Analysis & Effective Consulting Presentations**

*Z494 Wells Honor Seminar in Leadership will count in place of Z447. Students taking Z494 cannot also take Z447. In addition, honors students writing an honors thesis in the area of management can use this to fulfill the Z447 requirement.

**For purposes of scheduling, these two courses will be treated as a single course. Although one course will be offered in the first 8 weeks of the semester and the second course in the last 8 weeks of the semester, the student cohorts will be identical and the rooms, days of the week, and times will also be identical. Consulting Workshop students, who are in the Honors Program and have taken J304, will be exempt from taking J411 and will be assigned to a separate section of J420 especially for Consulting Workshop students.

Electives, Group A — 3-6 credits from this group of electives
  • D311 Global Management
  • D312 Building Managerial Cross Cultural Competencies
  • W212 Exploring Entrepreneurship
  • W232 Venture Ideas
  • W233 Venture Models
  • Z355 Experimental Management courses (e.g., Women in Business)
  • Z404 Effective Negotiations
Electives, Group B — 0-3 credits from this group of electives
  • L312 Ethical Responsibilities of Business
  • L406 Employment Problems & the Law
  • F402 Corporate Financial Strategy and Governance
  • M303 Marketing Research
  • P320 Supply Chain Management
  • G303 Game Theory
  • A325 Cost Accounting

Management majors interested in consulting as a career path should consider the Management Consulting Workshop.

 Minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

This minor is intended for students (non-business majors) who have aspirations and goals in business that will require entrepreneurial and small business management skills. Students who have completed 26 or more credit hours of college work and are admitted to an IU Bloomington school outside the Kelley School of Business may pursue the minor in entrepreneurship. To earn the minor, students must complete 18 credit hours of required courses and one elective.

Required Courses
  • W212 Exploring Entrepreneurship
  • W300 Small Business Management
  • A200 Foundations of Accounting
  • K201 The Computer in Business (grade of C or higher)
  • L201 Legal Environment of Business
  • M300 Introduction to Marketing
Electives
  • J306 Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Z302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations
  • F300 Introduction to Financial Management
  • G300 Introduction to Management Economics
  • P300 Introduction to Operations Management

 Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field in Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Science in Music with an Outside Field in Entrepreneurship focuses on two major themes: (1) innovative career development in music and the arts, and (2) an infusion of entrepreneurial thinking for the purpose of generating greater cultural leadership among music students. A total of 27 credit hours must be completed for the “Outside Field in Entrepreneurship.”

Required Courses
  • A 200 Foundations of Accounting
  • K201 The Computer in Business
  • L311 Law for Entrepreneurs (preferred option) or L201 Legal Environment of Business
  • F300 Introduction to Financial Management or P300 Introduction to Operations Management
  • M300 Introduction to Marketing
  • J306 Strategic Management & Leadership or Z302 Managing & Behavior in Organizations
  • G300 Introduction to Managerial Economics or E201 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • W 212 Explore Entrepreneurship
  • W300 Small Business Management