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Bachelor of Arts in Management and Human Organization (MGTHORGBA)Liberal Arts and Management Program

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Description

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.

Major requirements

The major requires at least 42 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. MHO Core.
    1. Communication. One (1) course:
    2. Ways of Knowing. One (1) course:
    3. Ethics. One (1) course:
    4. Diversity, Difference, Conflict. One (1) course:
    5. Business Concepts. Both of the following:
      1. Accounting. One (1) course:
        • BUS-A 200 Foundations of Accounting
      2. Management. One (1) course:
        • BUS-F 300 Introductory Financial Management
        • BUS-J 306 Strategic Management and Leadership
    6. Microeconomics. One (1) course:
    7. Professional Writing. One (1) course:
      • (only when it includes a service learning component)
    8. Statistics. One (1) course:
    9. Capstone. One (1) course:
  2. Liberal Arts.
    • Liberal Arts 1. One (1) course:
    • Liberal Arts 2. One (1) course:
      • (approved topic: "History of Capitalism” and “History and Current Events")
      • (approved topic: "Business in Chinese History")
    • Liberal Arts Electives. Two (2) courses:
      • Additional course(s) from Liberal Arts 1 list
      • Additional course(s) from Liberal Arts 2 list
  3. Disciplinary or Interdisciplinary Knowledge. One (1) of the following:
    1. Non-College Option. Complete any minor from Kelley School of Business or the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
    2. College Option. With approval of the Program Director and Director of Undergraduate Studies, complete a minor, certificate, or second major or degree in the College of Arts and Sciences, including the Media School, Hamilton-Lugar School of Global and International Studies, or Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture, and Design
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Major Residency. 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. Major Upper Division Courses. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. 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. Major GPA. 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. College Breadth. At least 58 credit hours must be completed in courses from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines outside of the major area.

Bachelor of Arts requirements

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires at least 120 credit hours, to include the following:

  1. College of Arts and Sciences Credit Hours. At least 100 credit hours must come from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines.
  2. Upper Division Courses. At least 42 credit hours (of the 120) must be at the 300–499 level.
  3. College Residency. Following completion of the 60th credit hour toward degree, at least 36 credit hours of College of Arts and Sciences coursework must be completed through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
  4. College GPA. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 is required for all courses taken at Indiana University.
  5. CASE Requirements. The following College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements must be completed:
    1. CASE Foundations
      1. English Composition: 1 course
      2. Mathematical Modeling: 1 course
    2. CASE Breadth of Inquiry
      1. Arts and Humanities: 4 courses
      2. Natural and Mathematical Sciences: 4 courses
      3. Social and Historical Studies: 4 courses
    3. CASE Culture Studies
      1. Diversity in the United States: 1 course
      2. Global Civilizations and Cultures: 1 course
    4. CASE Critical Approaches: 1 course
    5. CASE Foreign Language: Proficiency in a single foreign language through the second semester of the second year of college-level coursework
    6. CASE Intensive Writing: 1 course
    7. CASE Public Oral Communication: 1 course
  6. Major. Completion of the major as outlined in the Major Requirements section above.

Most students must also succesfully complete the Indiana University Bloomington General Education program.