Work, Labor, and Social Justice

The Schmidt Labor Research Center administers an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor:  Work, Labor, and Social Justice. The minor aims to expand awareness of current issues facing workplaces and working people, and offers students an integrated 21st century understanding of employment and labor.  The minor combines academic study with internships to prepare students for a variety of relevant careers and/or graduate study.

Students in the labor studies minor are required to complete a total of 18 credits. Students must take LRS 480, Seminar in Labor Studies, and choose the remaining fifteen credits from the following classes: APG 310, 319, 328, 413; COM 422; ECN 305, 363, 368, 381; HDF 225, 414, 430, 434, 437; HIS 339, 346, 349; JOR 210, 310, 311, 410; PSC 113, 402, 466, 472; SOC 212, 240, 242, 320, 336, 350, 428, 432, 497.  Any pre-requisites for these courses must be met.

Interested students should contact Professor Helen Mederer, Department of Sociology.