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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Labor Studies (B.S.)

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Division of Labor Studies
Program Offered: B.S.L.S.

Kettler Hall G28 ~ 260-481-6831 ~ www.labor.iu.edu

To earn the Bachelor of Science in Labor Studies, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7) and successfully complete the following courses. 

Program Requirements

Credits from the Labor Studies Core Credits: 15

Required Areas of Learning for Labor Studies

Arts and Humanities

  • Afro-American Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Communication
  • Comparative Literature
  • English (except R150 and W130)
  • Folklore
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts

Sciences and Mathematics

  • Anthropology (B200 and E445 only)
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry (except 100)
  • Computer Science (includes BUS K200, K211, K212, K213, K214, K215, K216)
  • Economics (E270 only)
  • Entomology
  • Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Geography (G107 and G304 only)
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Mathematics (except 101, 102, 103, 109, 111, and 113)
  • Physics
  • Psychology (120, 201, 314, 333, 329, and 416 only)
  • Sociology (S351 only)
  • SPEA (K300 only)
  • Statistics

Social and Behavior Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Linguistics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • SPEA (J101 only)
  • WOST (W210 only)

Additional credits in labor-studies courses Credits: 27

Arts and Humanities Area of Learning (12 credits)

  • Credits in a second writing course Credits: 3
  • Credits from at least two different subjects Credits: 6

Social and Behavioral Sciences Area of Learning Credits: 12

Credits; one economics course is required (ECON E201 recommended); courses in this area must be selected from at least two different subjects

Science and Mathematics Area of Learning Credits: 16

Credits, including one course in computer science; science and mathematics courses must be selected from at least two different subjects

Additional Credits from One Area of Learning Credits: 12

Electives Credits: 27


You must earn a minimum of 20 credits after admission to labor studies and may apply toward the degree no more than 21 credits in a single subject other than labor studies. At least 30 of your credits must be in 300/400-level courses, including at least 12 credits in labor studies courses. You must complete at least 24 credits while enrolled as an IU student.

Total Credits: 120

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