Labor and Human Resources employees
Undergraduate Certificate in
Labor and Human Resources

Courses

Applications are now being accepted for Penn State’s Undergraduate Certificate in Labor and Human Resources. This certificate provides students with foundational information regarding labor/management and human resources policies and practices. The courses are taught by Penn State faculty using Penn State World Campus’ online learning platform. Upon your successful completion of the program, Penn State will award you a Certificate of Academic Accomplishment.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Introductory analysis of the employment relationship and the interrelated interests of management, workers, unions, and the public.

    • GS

      The credits earned in this course may be applied toward the Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) requirement.

  • 3
    credits

    Examination of basic legal principles underlying the employment relationship, and their social, political, and economic bases.

    • GS

      The credits earned in this course may be applied toward the Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS) requirement.

Elective Courses (select 6 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    The course surveys the main elements of modern labor and employment relations systems in the U.S. and beyond.

    • Prerequisite

      LHR 100

  • 3
    credits

    This course will help students understand the manner in which employees and employers interact at work.

    • Prerequisite

      LHR 100

  • 3
    credits

    Analysis of structure and elements of employment relations systems in developed and developing areas.

  • 3
    credits

    Course exploring human resource management from an international perspective.

Course Availability

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