Online Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Organizational Studies)

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.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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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.

Featured courses


IDS 300: Theories and Applications of Organizational Studies (L or SB)


IDS 302: Integration Skills


IDS 401: Integration: Experiential Learning


IDS 201: Intellectual Fusion (SB)


IDS 301: Becoming Interdisciplinary


OGL 340: Special Topics


OGL 343: Social Processes in Organizations (SB)


OGL 345: Organizational Ethics (HU)


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:

CEO


Growth: -3.9 %
Salary: $183,270

Commercial Real Estate Associate


Growth: 10.3 %
Salary: $58,670

Compliance Manager


Growth: 8 %
Salary: $105,610

Employee Training Manager


Growth: 10.3 %
Salary: $108,250

Executive Assistant


Growth: -17.4 %
Salary: $57,410

Human Resources Manager


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $110,120

Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist)


Growth: 7.1 %
Salary: $60,350

Marketing Associate


Growth: 5.5 %
Salary: $106,130

Public Relations Manager (PR Manager)


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $111,280

Prestigious faculty

Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements.

  • American Educational Research Association fellows.
  • American Psychological Association fellows.
  • Fulbright scholars.
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

Prestigious faculty

Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements.

  • American Educational Research Association fellows.
  • American Psychological Association fellows.
  • Fulbright scholars.
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

University achievements

ASU is a global university recognized for its commitment to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report. 

#1


in innovation for 5 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Top 10


best online bachelor's programs. 

Top 10%


best global universities. 

80%


of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities.

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