The risk management concentration is designed to give students a solid foundation in the theory and practice of modern risk management. The concept of enterprise risk management is highlighted at the onset of the concentration curriculum, emphasizing that risks and risk management strategies must be considered holistically at the firm level, not in isolation. Upon completion of the concentration, students will be able to identify and measure a variety of business and financial risks, and be able to design and articulate strategies for managing and communicating risks.
- Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- A minimum of 12 upper division hours must be taken from the W. P. Carey School of Business.
- A grade of "C" or better is required for all upper-division coursework.
- No more than six credit hours may be shared between the concentration and other degree programs, minors, and/or other certificates.
- If a student has taken one of the approved courses below and it is not showing in the DARS audit, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Required Courses 9 hours
All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.
BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:
A meeting with your academic advisor to:
Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration
- One course meeting general studies MA requirement
- ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
- Minimum 2.00 GPA
Required Courses (12 credit hours):
BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)
BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better
BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area
BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better
For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses
For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop
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- How credits transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu/credits
- How to transfer to ASU from a Two-Year school transfer.asu.edu/ CommunityColleges
Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa
- Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
- MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
- Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.