Degree Requirements

Curriculum Overview

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business from the Kelley School of Business must complete all academic requirements to earn their degree. Students are responsible for checking their own degree progress by reviewing their Academic Advising Report through SOAR. Students can also utilize Degree Maps for long range academic planning and consult with an academic advisor about any questions or concerns regarding their academic goals.

The requirements to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business from the Kelley School of Business are listed below. Please review these requirements carefully and consult with an academic advisor about any questions or concerns.

I-Core Prerequisites to be completed by the end of the first year:

  • Choose 1: ENG-W 131, ENG-W 170, CMLT-W 110: English Composition (3 credits)
  • BUS-C 104 / C 106 (H): Business Presentations (3 credits)
  • BUS-T 175: Compass 1 (1.5 credits)
  • MATH-M 118 / S 118 (H): Finite Math (3 credits)
  • MATH-M 119 / M 211: Calculus (3 credits)
  • BUS-K 201 / K 204 (H): Computers in Business (3 credits)
  • BUS-A 100: Basic Accounting (1 credit)
  • ECON-B 251: Fundamentals of Economics for Business I (3 credits)

I-Core Prerequisites recommended to be completed by the end of the second year:

  • BUS-C 204 / C205 (H): Business Writing (P: Sophomore standing & English Composition with C) (3 credits)
  • BUS-T 275: Kelley Compass 2 (P: Sophomore standing & BUS-T 175 with C) (1.5 credits)
  • BUS-K 303 / K304 (H): Technology & Business Analysis (P: BUS-K 201/204 with C) (3 credits)
  • BUS-L 201 / L293 (H): Legal Environment of Business (P: Sophomore standing) (3 credits)
  • BUS-A 304 / A307 (H): Financial Reporting & Analysis (P: BUS-A 100 with C) (3 credits)
  • BUS-A 306 / A309 (H): Management Accounting & Analysis (P: BUS-A 100 with C) (3 credits)
  • Choose 1: ECON-E 370, STAT-S 301, STAT-S 350, MATH-M 365: Statistics (P: varies by course) (3 credits)
  • BUS-D 270: Global Business Environments (P: Sophomore standing) (1.5 credits)
  • Choose 1: BUS-? 271: Global Business Analysis (P: BUS-D 270 with C) (1.5 credits) OR BUS-? 272: Global Business Immersion (P: BUS-D 270 with C) (3 credits)
  • BUS-G 202: Business, Government, & Society (P: ECON-B 251 with C) (2 credits)

  • BUS-BE 375: I-Core (13 credits)
    • BUS-F 370: I-Core – Finance Component
    • BUS-M 370: I-Core – Marketing Component
    • BUS-P 370: I-Core – Operations Component
    • BUS-Z 370: I-Core – Leadership Component
    • BUS-T 375: Kelley Compass 3
OR
    • BUS-BE 304: Honors I-Core (14 credits)
      • BUS-F 304: Honors Financial Management
      • BUS-J 304: Honors Strategic Management
      • BUS-M 304: Honors Marketing Management
      • BUS-P 304: Honors Operations Management
      • BUS-I 304: Honor I-Core Discussion

  • Special Notes
    • All I-Core prerequisites must be completed with a minimum grade of C, before taking I-Core.
    • All components of I-Core, with the exception of BUS-T 375, must be completed with a grade of C or better.
    • BUS-BE 304: Honors I-Core reserved for Business Honors students only.
    • See additional information regarding I-Core.

  • ECON-B 252: Fundamentals of Economics for Business II (P: ECON-B 251 with C) (3 credits)
  • BUS-L 375 / L376: Ethics & the 21st Century Business Leader (P: Junior standing; BUS-L 201/293 with C) (3 credits)
  • BUS-J 375: Strategic Management (P: BUS-Z 370 with C) (3 credits)
OR
  • BUS-Z 304: Leadership – Honors (P: Junior standing; Business Honors student) (3 credits)

  • Completion of at least one Kelley major
  • 120 total credit hours
  • Minimum cumulative program GPA of 2.0
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA in your specific business major(s)

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