Labor Studies and Employment Relations
This 12-credit certificate program is composed of a series of credit classes that can help you gain an understanding of workplace and employment issues from both the employee's and the employer's perspective.
The courses address many topics critical to this dynamic field, such as:
the changing role of unions
growing workplace diversity
new methods of conflict resolution
Required Courses* (12 credits)
LER 434 Collective Bargaining and Contract Administration(3 credits) Theory, practice, and economic impact of collective bargaining, including administration of the collective bargaining agreement. Prerequisite: LER 100
LER 435 Labor Relations in the Public Sector (3 credits) Analysis of labor relations problems in different areas of public employment. Prerequisite: 3 credits in labor and employment relations.
PSYCH 485 Leadership in Work Settings (3 credits) Review of research and application of behavior principles in the areas of management and supervision. Prerequisite: PSYCH 281
*Students are required to complete any prerequisites as stated in the course description