Undergraduate Degree

Human Resources and Labor Relations

Program:
Human Resources and Labor Relations
Plan Code:
HUMCPS_BA1
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
College:
College of Social Science
Department:
Human Resources and Labor Relations


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.


College of Social Science

School of Human Resources and Labor Relations

Undergraduate Programs
Human Resources and Labor Relations

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations provides a general social science understanding of the complex nature of people and work. The program focuses on workforce education, training and development; laws governing employment and workplace rights; human decision-making and behavior in the labor market and workplace; and organizational strategies, policies and practices governing and influencing employee outcomes and performance.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations
  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations.

    The completion of Statistics and Probability 200 or 201 referenced in item 3. below may also satisfy the University mathematics requirement or the SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS (STEM) REQUIREMENT in the College, but not both.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Human Resources and Labor Relations major is met by completing Human Resources and Labor Relations 465. That course is referenced in item 3. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  3. The following courses for the major (39 or 40 credits):
    a. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
    GEO 363 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Geographers 3
    PSY 295 Data Analysis in Psychological Research 3
    STT 200 Statistical Methods 3
    STT 201 Statistical Methods 4
    STT 315 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Business 3
    STT 421 Statistics I 3
    b. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
    EC 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
    c. All of the following courses (18 credits):
    HRLR 201 Human Capital, Human Resources, and Labor Relations 3
    HRLR 313 Employment Relations 3
    HRLR 314 Legal Environment of Work 3
    HRLR 315 Research Methods and Analysis 3
    HRLR 410 Voice and Democracy at Work 3
    HRLR 465 Capstone in Human Resources and Labor Relations 3
    d. Complete a minimum of 15 credits with at least 3 credits from each of the four areas below (General, Human Capital Systems, International, and Labor History):
    General
    CEP 460 Communication Skill Training for the Helping Professional 3
    HRLR 211 Introduction to Organizational Leadership 3
    HRLR 212 Career Management 3
    HRLR 311 Applied Organizational Leadership 3
    HRLR 490 Special Topics in Human Resources and Labor Relations 3
    HRLR 493 Internship in Human Resources and Labor Relations 3 to 12
    HRLR 494 Undergraduate Research in Human Resources and Labor Relations 3 to 6
    SSC 490 Special Topics in Social Science 3
    SSC 493 Social Science Internship 3
    SSC 493A Social Science International Internship 3
    SSC 494 Undergraduate Research in Social Science 3
    SSC 496 Field Study Abroad 3
    Human Capital Systems
    CEP 470 Disability in a Diverse Society 3
    HRLR 316 Economics of Human Capital 3
    HRLR 401 Income Inequality 3
    MGT 411 Organizational Staffing 3
    International
    HRLR 414 Legal Standards in a Global Workplace 3
    HRLR 420 Comparative Human Capital Systems 3
    Labor History
    HST 307 Labor History of the United States to 1863: Making a North American Working Class 3
    HST 308 Labor History of the United States since 1863: Modern Labor and Working-Class History 3