Degree Requirements

Choose your concentration(s)

In addition to the general education courses, business core requirements, and electives, you will choose one (or more) concentrations to complete the 120-credit hour requirement. With careful planning, you can earn a concentration in more than one area.

  • Accounting (18 cr)

    Required courses (12 cr):

    • BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting I (P: A202)
    • BUS-A 312 Intermediate Accounting II (P: A311)
    • BUS-A 325 Cost Accounting (P: A202)
    • BUS-A 328 Introduction to Taxation (P: A202)

    Choose two courses from the following (6 cr):

    • BUS-A 335 Acctg for Gov and Not-For-Profits (P: A311)
    • BUS-A 337 Accounting Information Systems (P: A311, K201)
    • BUS-A 422 Advanced Financial Accounting (P: A312)
    • BUS-A 424 Auditing and Assurance Services (P: A312)
    • BUS-A 437 Advanced Management Accounting (P: A325)

    If you plan to work towards the CPA or CMA credential, start planning with your academic advisor early in your college career. Elective courses can and should be designed in a way that is consistent with the requirements set forth by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants, respectively.


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  • Finance (18 cr.)

    Required courses (15 cr):

    • BUS-F 303 Intermediate Investments (P: F301)
    • BUS-F 305 Intermediate Corporate Finance (P: F301)
    • BUS-F 420 Equity and Fixed Income Investments (P: F301)
    • BUS-F 421 Deriv Securities/Corp Risk Management (P: F301)
    • BUS-F 494 International Finance (P: F301)

    Choose any one business (BUS) course at the 300-400 level (3 cr)

    • BUS-____________

    If you plan to seek the CFA credential, work with your academic advisor to design elective courses which optimize learning that is consistent with requirements set forth by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.


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  • Health services administration (18 cr.)

    Required courses (15 cr):

    • BUS-H 310 Health Care in America (P: W200, ECON-E 202)
    • BUS-H 331 Community Health (P: H310)
    • BUS-H 341 Legal Aspects of Health Care Admin (P: H310)
    • BUS-H 431 Health Care Reimbursement (P: H310)
    • BUS-H 450 Health Systems Admin (P: H431, P or C: H341)

    Choose one course from the following (3 cr):

    • BUS-H 321 Principles of Epidemiology (P: H310)
    • BUS-H 445 Quality Management in Health Care (P: H310)
    • BUS-____________ (BUS course at the 300-400 level)

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  • Innovation management (18 cr.)

    This concentration also has more specific general education and elective requirements. Refer to the Innovation Management Degree Requirements for complete details and meet with your academic advisor.

    Required courses (12 cr):

    • BUS-P 330 Project Management (P: P301)
    • BUS-P 421 Supply Chain Management (P: P301)
    • Finance 300/400 level course
    • Marketing 300/400 level course

    Choose any two additional business courses at the 300/400 level (6 cr total)

    • BUS-____________ (BUS course at the 300-400 level)
    • BUS-____________ (BUS course at the 300-400 level)

     

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  • Management (18 cr.)

    Required courses (9 cr):

    • BUS-W 430 Organizations and Org Design (P: Z302)
    • BUS-Z 440 Personnel-HR Management (P: Z302)
    • BUS-Z 447 Leadership, Teamwork, & Diversity (P: Z302)

    Choose three courses from the following (9 cr):

    • BUS-A 325 Cost Accounting (P: A202)
    • BUS-D 302 International Business: Operation of International Enterprises (P: D301)
    • BUS-F 305 Intermediate Corporate Finance (P: F301)
    • BUS-F 494 International Finance (P: F301)
    • BUS-H 310: Healthcare in America (P: W200, ECON-E202)
    • BUS-M 303Marketing Research (P: M301)
    • BUS-M 405 Consumer Behavior (P: M301)
    • BUS-P 330 Project Management (P: P301)
    • BUS-P 421 Supply Chain Management (P: P301)
    • BUS-Z 443 Developing Employee Skills (P or C: Z440)
    • BUS-Z 445 Human Resources Selection (P or C: Z440)

    If you have special academic and professional interests you wish to pursue, talk with your academic advisor about potential options to customize your management concentration.


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  • Marketing (18 cr.)

    Required courses (12 cr):

    • BUS-M 303 Marketing Research (P: M301)
    • BUS-M 401 International Marketing (P:M301)
    • BUS-M 405 Consumer Behavior (P: M301)
    • BUS-M 450 Marketing Strategy (P:M405, P or C:M303)

    Choose two courses from the following (6 cr):

    • BUS-M 330 Consultative Selling (P: M301)
    • BUS-M415 Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications (P: M301)
    • BUS-M432 Digital Marketing (P: M301)
    • BUS-____________ (BUS course at the 300-400 level)

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Academic advising

As a business student at IUPUC, you'll work closely with your academic advisor to select and register for classes that will apply toward your degree program. You and your advisor will track your progress to ensure you are on the right track to graduate on time.

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Internships

Internships are an important part of your business education. They enable you to apply theories learned in the classroom to real-world business settings. They are also excellent opportunities for resume-building and better employment prospects after graduation.


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