Interdisciplinary studies is an approach to answering questions, solving problems and addressing contemporary social issues from multiple perspectives. Interdisciplinary students develop the intellectual tools needed to build bridges between academic disciplines and apply their skills, innovations and knowledge in various academic and practical settings.
The BA degree in organizational studies is intended for students seeking an interdisciplinary degree and who possess a desire to learn about the dynamics of contemporary organizations. Organizational studies students gain valuable knowledge of management styles, communication strategies, technologies, diversity, ethics and politics. All coursework for organizational studies is offered online, giving students freedom and flexibility in completing their requirements.
Those interested in the online program for interdisciplinary studies (organizational studies) may visit the ASU Online website for more information.
Interdisciplinary Studies (Organizational Studies) (BA)
Integrative Sciences and Arts, College of
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Application requirementsAll students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
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By engaging in a breadth of knowledge and experience, and by acquiring the skills to integrate various domains of knowledge, students prepare themselves for a range of professions, including:
- human resources specialists
- industrial organizational psychologists
- investment fund managers
- loss prevention managers
- management analysts
- regulatory affairs managers
- supply chain managers
- urban and regional planners
Many organizational studies students already have a chosen career field, yet desire a degree that is versatile, flexible, meaningful and that affords the opportunity for continued career development and advancement. Because of the flexibility of the program, organizational studies graduates take many different career paths after finishing their degree. Recent graduates have found opportunities in many exciting fields, such as:
- health care administration
- nonprofit administration