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Labor Studies Concentration

The concentration in Labor Studies offered under the BA degree in Liberal Studies is an 18-credit program that focuses the history of the labor movement, management principles, HR management and other relevant issues in the U.S. workforce. Students who complete this concentration may also earn an Undergraduate Certificate in Labor Studies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of labor as a social, political, economic and legal force in society
  • Explain the history and main principles of labor law in the United States
  • Articulate the main principles of labor economics, including applied theory
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the role of technology in the changing workplace
  • Identify the relationship between the labor movement and the struggles for civil rights and gender equality
  • Identify the main theories and methodologies of labor studies

BA in Liberal Studies: Labor Studies Concentration

Concentration Requirements Credits
History of Labor Movement 3
MAN-301 Principles of Management 3
MAN-331 Human Resources Management 3
Select 9 credits from the following:
  • Civil Rights in Labor
  • Contemporary Labor Issues
  • Labor Law
  • Minorities in the Labor Force
  • Trade Union Structure and Administration
  • Women in the Labor Force
9
Total 18 Credits

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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