Labor Studies, AS
Associate of Science
Labor studies is an interdisciplinary field that deals with work, the workplace, and workers and their organizations. It draws from the fields of history, economics, industrial relations, political science, law, sociology, communication, and philosophy, as well as other disciplines.
Take courses in writing, technology, economics, and history with the IU Online Associate of Science in Labor Studies. Develop skills you can apply to your day-to-day activities at your workplace, in your union, and in the community. Gain a better understanding of where you and the labor movement fit into the economy, the political arena, and society as a whole. Become empowered to learn new jobs, take on new responsibilities, and adjust to a changing job market.
Your IU Online AS in Labor Studies prepares you for such careers as:
- Labor relations specialist
- Union organizer
- Community advocate
- Public policy advocate
- Recruiting coordinator
- Human resource associate
- Employee benefits manager
- Equal Employment Opportunity officer
- Training and development specialist
To graduate with the AS in Labor Studies, you must complete a total of 60 credit hours. At least 12 credit hours must be earned from Indiana University. No more than 15 credit hours may be earned within a single discipline other than labor studies.
Requirements are broken down as follows:
- General education courses (33 credit hours)
- Labor studies 100/200 level courses (15 credit hours)
- Labor studies 200/300/400 level courses (12 credit hours)
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