Graduate and Undergraduate Catalog
Year 2004 - 2005
Faculty Hugh Harris, Robert Sipe
Associated Faculty Anne Draznin
Contact: (217) 206-6646
firstname.lastname@example.org or www.uis.edu/laborrelations/
labor relations minor is designed to help students develop
an understanding of the environment in which both employees and
in contemporary American society. The minor offers a broadening
experience for students with a variety of academic backgrounds
and preparations, including those with an associate in art
or associate in science degree that focuses on labor studies or
years of study at a college or university who have majored
in business administration, public administration, or social science-related
fields. Building on these backgrounds, the minor provides a
in which contemporary issues of labor-management relations
economy's public and private sectors are addressed.
The labor relations minor focuses on a variety of areas related
to work relations and work environments, including 1) the
nature of work in society, 2) the politics and economics of the
3) the various schemes of work design and compensation, and
4) the consequences of present and possible alternative forms
work and/or work relations.
Work itself is viewed as a major
influencing the lives of individuals and institutions.
The minor's emphasis is on the relationship between labor and
management and the impact of that relationship on organizational
and on the work force. To earn a minor in labor relations,
students must complete a minimum of 16 semester hours of upper-division
course work at the University of Illinois at Springfield.
LAR 423 Labor Management Relations 4 Hrs.
LAR 424 Contemporary Workplace Issues 4 Hrs.
LAR 463 Labor Law 4 Hrs.
One LAR elective, as approved by the student's faculty adviser
Total 16 Hrs.