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Courses and Requirements

LIST OF MAJOR/MINOR REQUIREMENTS

(Students are expected to check in/meet with the LABST Advisor each semester)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR IN LABOR STUDIES (MAJOR CODE LABST-BA)

Majors must take ALL of the following (18 credits) and 18 credits in approved electives

LABST 101:   Introduction to Labor Studies
ECON 101:    Introduction to Macroeconomics
LABST 240: Labor Unions and Industrial Relations
URBST 273: Labor and Globalization
HIST 274:    American Labor History from World War I to the Present
LABST 320: Perspectives on the Labor Movement

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR IN LABOR STUDIES (MINOR CODE LABST-MIN)

Minors must take a minimum of 18 credits in Labor Studies, including the courses below, and 9 credits in other approved electives

LABST 101:   Introduction to Labor Studies
LABST 240: Labor Unions and Industrial Relations
URBST 273: Labor and Globalization

ELECTIVES (This list may be expanded – check with advisor for details)

ECON 102.    Introductory Economics (Microeconomics)
ECON 249.    Statistics as Applied to Economics
ECON 213.    Economics of the Labor Force
ECON 214.    Economics of Organized Labor
ECON 240.    Economics of Business Organization
ECON 219.    Economics of Class, Race, and Sex
HIST 273.     American Labor History to World War I
HIST 275.     Business in American Life
LABST265.   Special Topics in Labor Studies
LABST 310.  Labor Law
PSYCH 226. Psychology in Business and Industry
PSCI 222.     Power in America
PSCI 225.     Politics and Administration of Industrial Regulation
SOC 205.      Social Statistics I
SOC 219.      Class, Power, and Inequality
SOC 228.      Industrial Sociology
SOC 224.     Organizational Sociology
URBST 101. Urban Issues: Poverty and Affluence
URBST 200. Methods in Urban Research
URBST 105. Urban Politics
URBST 202. Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
URBST 210. Urban Protest Movements
URBST 244 Human Resource Management
URBST 246 Human Resources and Law
URBST 310. Community Organizing and Advocacy

 

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