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LGWR Program Curriculum

Program Curriculum

The Labor and Global Workers' Rights program entails a fall semester (late August to late December), a spring semester (January to early May) and a summer semester (mid-May to mid-August). Students earn a total of 30 credits to graduate. Most courses count for 3 credits each and students achieve their credits by taking 4 courses in the fall, 4 courses in the spring and 2 courses (internship and capstone) in the summer. At least 18 credits must be at the 500 or 800 level, with at least 6 credits at the 500 level.

Prescribed Courses: 18 credits

LER 475H - Labor in the Global Economy (3)

HRER 500 – Topics in Comparative Industrial Relations (3)

LGWR 510 - International Labor Law (3)

LGWR 520 - Global Workers’ Rights (3)

LGWR 540. Research Methods for Labor and Global Workers’ Rights

LGWR597C. Labor and Employment Relations in China Comparative Perspective.

LGWR597B. Gender and Work in the Global Economy.

LGWR 895 - Internship (3) 

LGWR 894 - Capstone Experience (3)

Elective Courses: 12 credits. Possibilities (among many others) include: 

HRER 504 - Seminar in Employment Relations (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 437 - Workplace Dispute Resolution (3)

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