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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Labor Studies (A.S.)

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Department of Labor Studies
Program Offered: A.S.

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

The student learning outcomes for the degree are not available for this degree, contact the program office.

To earn the Associate of Science in Labor Studies, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and successfully complete the following courses:

Department Requirements

Credits from the Labor Studies Core Credits: 15

Additional Credits in Labor Studies Courses Credits: 12

Required Areas of Learning for Labor Studies

Arts and Humanities

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

Science and Mathematics

  • Anthropology (ANTH B200 and E445 only)
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry (except CHM 100)
  • Computer Science (includes BUS K200, K211, K213, K214, K215, and BUS K216)
  • Economics (ECON E270 only)
  • Entomology
  • Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Geography (GEOG G107 and G304 only)
  • Geology
  • Horticulture
  • Mathematics (except MA 10100, 10200, 10300, 10900, 11100, and MA 11300)
  • Physics
  • Psychology ( PSY 12000, 20100, 31400, 33300, 32900, and PSY 41600 only)
  • Sociology (SOC S351 only)
  • PPOL (PPOL K300 only)
  • Statistics

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

Arts and Humanities Area of Learning Credits: 12

Science and Mathematics Area of Learning Credits: 6

Credits, including one course in computer science (recommended). Science and mathematics courses must be selected from at least two different subjects.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Area of Learning Credits: 9

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

Electives Credits: 6


You must earn a minimum of 10 credits after admission to labor studies and may apply toward the degree no more than 15 credits in a single subject other than labor studies. You must complete at least 12 credits while enrolled as an IU student.

Total Credits: 60

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