Business*

Description
The business concentration includes a strong business foundation covering topics that are important to managers such as: accounting, computer information systems, economics, finance, management, marketing and supply chain management.

Requirements

  • 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. 
  • At least 12 credit hours must be taken at ASU.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • The upper-division courses specified for the concentration will be restricted to students with 56 earned credit hours, a minimum 2.00 ASU cumulative GPA and course prerequisite requirements met.
  • M - Course transfer equivalent available from Maricopa County Community College District, details are provided on the Transfer Information tab.
  • Students may not pair the Business concentration with the Sales and Marketing concentration.
  • If a student has taken one of the approved courses below and it is not showing in the DARS audit, please email wpcareyug@asu.edu for assistance.


Required Courses 15 hours

ACC 382 Accounting and Financial Analysis (3) (Prerequisites: must not have previously earned credit in ACC 230, 231, 232, 240, 241, 242, 261, 271 or BUA 381, and min 56 total earned hours)

ECN 211 Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR ECN 212 Microeconomic Principles (3)

FIN 380 Personal Financial Management (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum 56 hours)

MGT 380 Management and Strategy for Non-majors (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum 56 hours)

MKT 390 Essentials of Marketing (3) (Prerequisite(s): Minimum ASU cumulative GPA of 2.00; Minimum 56 hours)

Electives 3 Hours Required
Choose elective courses from the following:

AGB 420 Food and Advertising Promotion (3) (Prerequisite(s): AGB 321 or MKT 300 or MKT 302 or MKT 303 or MKT 390)

AGB 445 Food Retainling (3) (Prerequisite(s): AGB 321 or MKT 300 or MKT 302 or MKT 303 or MKT 390)

AGB 456 Food Product Innovation and Development (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 56 hours)

CIS 300 Web Design and Development (3)

CIS 308 Advanced Excel in Business (3) (Prerequisite(s): CIS 105 or CIS 236 with C or better; minimum 45 hours. credit is allowed for only CIS 308 or CIS 394 (Advanced Excel in Business))

ECN 211 Macroeconomic Principles (3) OR ECN 212 Microeconomic Principles (3) 

FIN 331 Financial Markets and Institutions (3) (Prerequisite(s) with C or better: ACC 231, 232, or 261; ECN 211 or 213; ECN 212 or 214; ECN 221 or 231; MAT 211, 266, or 271; Pre- or corequisite(s): ACC 241, 242, or 271 with C or better if completed)

LES 380 Consumer Perspective of Business Law (3) (Prerequisites: Must have a minimum GPA of 2.00 ASU Cum GPA and a minimum total earned hours of 56)

MKT 391 Essentials of Selling (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum ASU cumulative GPA of 2.00, and minimum 56 hours)

MKT 395 Essentials of Advertising and Marketing Communication (3)  (Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum 56 hours; Credit is allowed for only BUA 382 or MKT 395)

REA 380 Real Estate Fundamentals (3)(Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum 56 hours)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

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.

Year

Year

2021-22

Campus

Campus

Online

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

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480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

BABUSEMPH

College/School

College/School

W. P. Carey School of Business

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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