Kelley Undergraduate Program

Minors and Certificate

Optional Minors for Kelley Students

Students in the Kelley School may elect to complete the requirements for a minor in another IU Bloomington School. The department offering the minor defines the requirements for the minor and students are required to follow that department’s policies regarding grades, prerequisites, and course requirements.

A complete list of Kelley School of Business Minors and Certificates can be found here

Certificates for Non-Kelley Students

Business Foundations Certificate

The Business Foundations Certificate provides the liberal arts and professional school student with an introduction to the basic concepts of business. The certificate is flexible enough to be easily integrated into a student’s major area of study since the subject matter complements most academic pursuits.

Cross Campus Certificate in Entreprenuership

The Cross Campus Certificate in Entrepreneurship is available to students in the School of Informatics & Computing, Jacobs School of Music, or School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

Minors for Non-Kelley Students

The Business Minor is open to students with 26 or more credit hours of college work that count toward graduation, and who are admitted to any IU bachelor degree granting school.  Students may obtain one or more minors in business by successfully fulfilling the appropriate requirements. Courses may not be taken through independent study/correspondence. The Business Minor is declard in the school of the student's major. It is the student's responsibility to contact their major department for the department's procedure. 

This minor, plus six elective BUS credits, comprises the outside concentration for the B.S.O.F. for Jacobs students. 

Grades & GPA Requirements:

  • C or higher in BUS-K 201
  • C- or higher in all other minor courses
  • Overall GPA of 2.0 in all courses required for the minor

Other Policies:

  • With the exception of BUS-Z 302, all 300 and 400 level course work must be completed on the IU-Bloomington campus.
  • A maximum of one course for the minor can be taken on an IU-approved study abroad program, where available.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours must be completed on the IU-Bloomington campus.
  • A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the 300 or 400 level. 

It is the student’s responsibility to check with their individual school to make sure the proper procedures for declaring the minor and completing requirements are followed. Students completing a business minor should fill out an online application or the Application for Minor form in the Recorder’s Office of the school in which they intend to graduate in order to have the minor listed on their transcripts. 

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