Labor Studies Certificate
The Labor Studies Certificate is designed for students who are interested in a focused specialty in labor studies. The 18 credit hour curriculum consists of six credit courses offered over a three-semester period.
|HIST 2219||United States Labor History||3|
|ECON 3450||Labor in the Global Political Economy||3|
|POL SCI 1450||Introduction to Labor Studies||3|
|POL SCI 3220||Labor Law||3|
|POL SCI 3430||Union Leadership and Administration||3|
|POL SCI 3470||Collective Bargaining||3|
Upon completion of the program, a certificate earner will be able to:
- Identify and apply techniques to research and analyze power relations, organizational structures, and effective action in workplace settings.
- Demonstrate knowledge about the economy, including wage, tax, and trade policy; historical disparities; and the role of corporations, unions, and other organizations.
- Asses, analyze and apply the skills of building cooperation and collaboration needed in negotiations and in alternative dispute resolution.
- Locate and clearly explain the laws and regulations affecting workers, workplaces, labor and community organizations.