The organizational studies concentration of the online Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary studies is designed for students seeking an interdisciplinary degree with a desire to learn about the dynamics of contemporary organizations.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
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The BIS in organizational studies is intended for students seeking an interdisciplinary degree and possessing a desire to learn about the dynamics of contemporary organizations. Via the organizational studies curriculum, you will gain valuable knowledge of management styles, communication strategies, technologies, diversity, ethics and politics.

All course work for organizational studies is offered online, giving you the freedom and flexibility in completing your requirements. Interdisciplinary studies is an approach to answering questions, solving problems and addressing contemporary social issues from multiple perspectives. As an interdisciplinary studies student, you will develop the intellectual tools needed to build bridges between academic disciplines and apply their skills, innovations and knowledge in various academic and practical settings.

Students can choose two concentration areas:

  • Anthropology.
  • Art history.
  • Business.
  • Criminology and criminal justice.
  • Engineering management.
  • English.
  • Family and human development.
  • Film and media studies.
  • Global health.
  • History (U.S.).
  • Justice studies.
  • Media analysis.
  • Organizational studies.
  • Personal health.
  • Philosophy.
  • Political science.
  • Psychology.
  • Religious studies.
  • Sales and marketing essentials.
  • Sociology.
  • Spanish.
  • Sustainability.
  • Technical communication.
  • Women and gender studies.

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Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Organizational Studies) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

  • Human resources specialists
  • Investment fund managers
  • Loss prevention managers
  • Management analysts
  • Supply chain managers


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