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Program Requirements

Total Required Credits for the MPS: 30 credits at the 400-level or higher; at least 18 credits must be at the 500 or 800 level, with at least 6 credits at the 500 level. A culminating experience is required (3 credits of LGWR 894 are included in the 30 total required credits).

Prescribed Courses: 18 credits

LER 475H - Labor in the Global Economy: U.S. and South African Perspectives (3)

LGWR 510 - International Labor Law (3)

HRER 500 – Topics in Comparative Industrial Relations (3)

HRER 513 - Research Methods in Human Resources and Employment Relations II (3)

LGWR 520 - Global Workers’ Rights (3)

LGWR 895 - Internship (3) [strongly recommended]; or LGWR 596: Individual Studies (3) or other 3 credit course approved in advance by the program chair.

LGWR 894 - Capstone Experience (3)

 

Elective Courses: Take 12 credits from the following list.

HRER 504 - Seminar in Employment Relations (3)

HRER 512 - Research Methods in Human Resources and Employment Relations I (3)

HRER 513 - Research Methods in Human Resources and Employment Relations II (3)

HRER 516 - Labor Market Analysis (3)

HRER 536 - Diversity in the Workplace (3)

HIST 556 - Social Movements in the Twentieth-Century US (3)

LER 435 - Labor Relations in the Public Sector (3)

LER 437 - Workplace Dispute Resolution (3)

LER 458Y - History of Work in America (3)