School of Business & Economics

B.S. in Business Administration (120 cr)

Earning the degree Bachelor of Science in Business Administration requires completion of 120 semester hours of credit comprised of IU East General Education, School of Business & Economics major requirements, and electives. A grade of C (2.0) or higher must be attained for all required Business courses.

General Education  (30 credits)

Written Communication Competency (6 cr)

  • Choose one college level composition course:
    • ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I
    • ENG-H 140 Advanced Freshman Composition
  • Choose one second college level composition course:

Speaking and Listening Competency (3 cr)

Quantitative Reasoning & Natural Sciences Competencies (9 cr)

Humanistic Artistic Competency (6)

*Must include at least 2 disciplines; May include only one studio course

Social-Behavioral Competency (6 cr)

*Must include at least 2 disciplines

  • ANTH-A103 Human Origins and Prehistory
  • ANTH-A104 Cultural Anthropology
  • CJUS-P100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJUS-P200 Theories of Crime and Deviance
  • CMCL-C122 Interpersonal Communication
  • CMCL-C205 Introduction to Communication and Culture
  • ECON-E103 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECON-E104 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • EDUC-P250 General Educational Psychology
  • GEOG-G110 Introduction to Human Geography
  • INFO-I101 Introduction to Informatics
  • INFO-I202 Social Informatics
  • POLS-Y103 Introduction to AmericanPolitics
  • POLS-Y105 Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • POLS-Y107 Introduction to Comparative Government
  • POLS-Y109 Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS-Y212 Making Democracy Work
  • PSY-P103 General Psychology
  • PSY-P211 Methods of Experimental Psychology
  • PSY-P216 Lifespan Development
  • SOC-S100 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC-S215 Social Change
  • SOC-S217 Social Inequality
  • SOC-S230 Society and the Individual
  • SWK-S102 Diversity in a Pluralistic Society
  • SWK-S221 Human Growth and Development in the Social Environment
  • SWK-S251 History and Analysis of Social Welfare Policy
  • WOST-W200 Women and Society

Additional Requirements (50-53 cr)

First-Year Seminar (2 cr)

  • UCOL-U 101 First Year Seminar or
  • HON-H100 Freshman Honors Seminar
    A passing grade is required in the First Year Seminar course. This course is mandatory for all beginning freshmen and for transfer students with no more than 12 credit hours of transferring coursework. This course must be taken in the first semester after admission to Indiana University East.

Lower Division Courses (12 cr)

*9 credits when ECON-E103 or ECON-E104 is taken as Social-Behavioral

Business Administration Core (39 cr)

Concentrations & Other Electives (up to 40 cr)

Students may select one of the following optional concentrations. Whether they opt to follow a concentration track or not, all students must take enough electives to reach 120 credit hours total. These electives may also be used towards a certificate, a second major, or a minor.

Accounting (CPA) Concentration

Accounting (Managerial) Concentration

Finance Concentration

Management Information Systems Concentration

Marketing Concentration (15 cr)

  • BUS-M405 Consumer Behavior
  • BUS-M303 Marketing Research
  • BUS-M415 Advertising & Promotion Management
  • Choose two (2) electives from any BUS-M class numbered 302 to 479 (May choose 3 credits from BUS-M480 Professional Practice in Marketing, BUS-K312 Decision Modeling or BUS-W408 Small Business Practicum)

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