To earn this degree, you must successfully complete a total of 60 credits (or more). A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better in all courses required for the major. Requirements for the Associate in Science in LER include:
- 21 Requirements for the Major credits
- 9 Supporting and Related Areas credits
- 15–21 General Education credits (6 credits are included in the Requirements for the Major courses and can be double counted)
- 9–15 Elective credits
Course List - Associate in Science in Labor and Employment Relations
|Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy||ECON 102*||Methods of economic analysis and their use; price determination; theory of the firm; distribution.||3 credits|
|Employment Relations||LER 100||Introductory analysis of the employment relationship and of the interrelated interests of managements, workers, unions, and the public.||3 credits|
|History of Work in America||LER 458Y||A study of selected problems in the history of work in the United States, especially since 1877.
Prerequisite: HIST 021, HIST 156, or LER 100
|Human Resources Ethics||LER 460||Ethics of human resources management.
Prerequisite: Take one of the following courses: ARMY 402, H P A 460, HM 466, MGMT 341, MGMT 441, NAVSC 402, NURS 432, PSYCH 281, 3 credits in LER or HRER
|Introduction to Industrial-Organizational Psychology||PSYCH 281*||Personnel selection, training, accident prevention, morale, and organizational behavior.
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100*
*Six credits of these courses may also be double-counted as General Education courses.
|Race, Gender, and Employment
Comparative Employment Relations Systems
|Employment relations and legislative and policy responses to labor force issues of racial and gender inequality.
Analysis of structure and elements of employment relations systems in developed and developing areas.
|Employment Relationship: Law and Policy
The Law of Labor-Management Relations
|An examination of basic legal principles underlying the employment relationship and their social, political, and economic bases.
Development of Anglo-American law regulating collective bargaining, with emphasis on American labor-management relations under Wagner, Taft-Hartley, and other acts.
Note: LER courses that are used in the Additional Courses category may not be double-counted to satisfy this requirement. Some courses in this category have prerequisites that are not included in the major.
|ACCTG 211||3 credits|
|AF AM 100 (GS;US)||3 credits|
|AF AM 110 (GH;US)||3 credits|
|B A 243||4 credits|
|CAS 203||3 credits|
|CAS 352||3 credits|
|ECON 342||3 credits|
|HIST 155 (GH;US)||3 credits|
|H P A 460||3 credits|
|HM 365 (IL)||3 credits|
|HM 466 (US)||3 credits|
|MGMT 100||3 credits|
|MGMT 301||3 credits|
|MGMT 321||3 credits|
|MGMT 341||3 credits|
|OLEAD 100 (GS)||3 credits|
|OLEAD 409||3 credits|
|SOC 103 (US)||3 credits|
|SOC 110 (GS;US)||3 credits|
|SOC 119 (GS;US)||4 credits|
|Any 400-level AF AM, CAS, ECON, HIST, LTNST, MGMT, PHIL, PSYCH, SPAN, SOC, WMNST course (Sem: 5–8)||3 credits|
|Arts — GA||3 credits|
|Humanities — GH||3 credits|
|Natural Sciences — GN||3 credits|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences — GS||3 credits|
|Writing and Speaking — GWS||3 credits|
|Quantification — GQ||3 credits|
|Any General Education course, including Integrative Studies (Inter-domain or Linked courses)||3 credits|
|United States Cultures (US), or International Cultures (IL) or combined designation (US; IL)||3 credits*|
|Writing Across the Curriculum (W, M, X,Y)||3 credits*|
*May be satisfied by designated courses that also meet other degree or General Education requirements.
Note: 15 of these 21 credits are included in requirements for the major
|Courses chosen in consultation with an adviser.||9–15 credits|
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