Home Campus Directory | A-Z Index

 

 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM--123 Credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR - 64 Credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (25 credits)

CAS 283- Communication and Information Technology I (3 credits)
ECON 002- Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (3 credits)
ECON 004- Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (3 credits)
ENGL 215- Introduction to Article Writing (3 credits)
PSYCH 281- Industrial to Industrial-Organizational Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 485- Leadership in Work Settings (3 credits)
SOC 207- Research Methods in Sociology (3 credits)
STAT 200- Elementary Statistics (4 credits)

SUPPORTING AND RELATED COURSES (39 credits) 
Choose at least 12 credits in each of the three following areas and at least 15 credits at the 400 level.

I. Employer and Employees
LER 136/ WMNST 136 - Race, Gender, and Employment (3 credits) 
HIST 458Y - History of Work in America (3 credits)
PHIL 010 - Critical Thinking (3 credits)
PHIL 103W - Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
PSYCH100 - Psychology (3 credits)
PSYCH 484 - Industrial Motivation and Work Satisfaction (3 credits)
SOC 035 - Sociology of Aging (3 credits)
SOC 456/WMNST 456 - Gender, Occupations, and Professions (3 credits)

II. Law, Policy, and Organizations

CRIM J 100 - Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System (3 credits) 
CRIMJ113 - Introduction to Law (3 credits)
CRIMJ482-  Seminar, Criminal Justice Agency Administration (3 credits)
LER100 - Industrial Relations (3 credits)
LER 201 - Employment Relationship: Law and Policy (3 credits)
LER 424 - Employment Compensation (3 credits)
LER 435 - Labor Relations in the Public Sector (3 credits)
PLSC 001 - Introduction to American National Government (3 credits)
PLSC 490 - Policy Making and Evaluation (3 credits)

III. Workplace Dynamics

CAS 352 - Organizational Communication(3 credits)
CAS 404 - Conflict Resolution and Negotiation (3 credits)
CAS 452- Organizational Communication Theory and Research (3 credits)
CAS 475- Studies in Public Address (3 credits)
ECON 315 - Labor Economics (3 credits)
ECON 342 - Industrial Organization (3 credits)
ENGL 419- Advanced Business Writing (3 credits)
LER 434- Collective Bargaining and Contract Administration (3 credits)
LER 472- Work-Life Practices and Policies (3 credits)
SOC 404 - Social Influence and Small Groups (3 credits)
SOC 455 - Work and Occupations (3 credits)

ADDITIONAL COURSES - 59 credits

In addition to the major requirements, students must complete 41 General Education credits and 18 elective credits, chosen from multiple course offerings available through Penn State Lehigh Altoona or Penn State World Campus. Transfer cedits may apply.