Interdisciplinary Organizational Studies (Minor)

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The minor in interdisciplinary organizational studies is designed to increase understanding of the behavior and the dynamics of individual, group and organizational processes in the workplace. It incorporates perspectives from the behavioral and social sciences, communication studies and management.

The minor program in interdisciplinary organizational studies is designed to increase understanding of the behavior and the dynamics of individual, group and organizational processes in the workplace. It incorporates perspectives from the behavioral and social sciences, communication studies and management.

The minor is learner-centered and allows students to select coursework that matches their career and educational goals.

The program is offered by the School of Social and Behavioral Studies.

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Interdisciplinary Organizational Studies (Minor)

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Program requirements

The minor in interdisciplinary organizational studies consists of 21 credit hours (a minimum of 18 credit hours must be upper-division). The research methods course must be approved by an academic advisor prior to enrollment. Students will complete 12 credit hours in courses focused on organizations and three credit hours from courses focused on diversity within organizations. The internship site must be approved by the Internship Advisor prior to enrollment. All courses used to satisfy the requirements for the minor must be passed with a "C" (2.00) or better.
Core Requirements -- 6 credit hours

A research methods course must be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences from the following:
Cluster 1 - Courses Focused on Organizations -- 12 credit hours
Cluster 2 - Courses Focused on Diversity Within Organizations -- 3 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

Enrollment requirements

GPA Requirement: None

Incompatible Majors: None

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

The minor in interdisciplinary organizational studies is open to all ASU undergraduate majors.

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Students interested in pursuing a minor should consult their academic advisor to declare the minor and to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and the minor. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.

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