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Liberal Arts and Management Program

Bachelor of Arts in Management and Human Organization

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements MGTHORGBA
The Bachelor of Arts in Management and Human Organization allows students to gain skills and competencies relevant to business and professional work while developing the skills and habits of mind that are the hallmark of a liberal arts perspective. Students complete a core set of courses and choose a concentration in Management and Communication or Organizations and Institutions.


The major requires at least 42 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. MHO Core.
    1. Communication. One (1) course:
      • LAMP-M 201 Arts of Communication
    2. Ways of Knowing. One (1) course:
      • LAMP-M 301 Evidence, Analysis, and Ways of Knowing
    3. Ethics. One (1) course:
      • LAMP-M 302 Ethics and Responsible Management
    4. Diversity, Difference, Conflict. One (1) course:
      • LAMP-M 303 Business and Inequality in the 21st Century
      • AAAD-A 355 African American History I
      • AAAD-A 356 African American History II
      • ANTH-E 344 On The Move Across Asia: Gender, Migration, Mobility
      • HIST-A 355 African American History I
      • HIST-A 356 African American History II
      • POLS-Y 301 Political Parties and Interest Groups
      • POLS-Y 316 Public Opinion and Political Participation
      • POLS-Y 353 The Politics of Gender and Sexuality
      • PSY-P 304 Social Psychology and Individual Differences
      • SOC-S 217 Social Inequality
      • SOC-S 230 Society and the Individual
      • SOC-S 335 Race and Ethnic Relations
      • SOC-S 338 Sociology of Gender
    5. Business Concepts. Both of the following:
      1. Accounting. One (1) course:
        • BUS-A 200
        • BUS-A 306
      2. Management. One (1) course:
    6. Microeconomics. One (1) course:
      • ECON-B 251 Fundamentals of Economics for Business I
      • ECON-E 251 Fundamentals of Economics I
    7. Professional Writing. One (1) course:
      • ENG-W 231 Professional Writing Skills
      • ENG-W 240 Community Service Writing
      • ENG-W 321 Advanced Technical Writing
      • ENG-W 350 Advanced Expository Writing (only when it includes a service learning component)
    8. Statistics. One (1) course:
      • ANTH-A 306 Anthropological Statistics
      • CJUS-K 300 Techniques of Data Analysis
      • ECON-E 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics
      • ECON-S 370 Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics: Honors
      • POLS-Y 395 Quantitative Political Analysis
      • PSY-K 300 Statistical Techniques
      • PSY-K 310 Statistical Techniques
      • SOC-S 371 Statistics in Sociology
      • STAT-K 310 Statistical Techniques
      • STAT-S 300 Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods
      • STAT-S 301 Applied Statistical Methods for Business
    9. Capstone. One (1) course:
      • LAMP-M 401 Capstone Seminar
  2. Concentration. One (1) of the Management and Human Organization concentrations below.
  3. Disciplinary or Interdisciplinary Knowledge. One (1) of the following:
    1. College Option. With approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies, complete a minor, certificate, or second major or degree in the College of Arts and Sciences.
    2. Non-College Option. Complete any minor from Kelley School of Business or School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
  4. Major GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the major.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the major—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to major requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.