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Summary of Requirements

This table summarizes the graduation requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in ILR for students who matriculated in the Fall of 2005 or later. Although students are not necessarily required to take the introductory courses in the order shown here, it is strongly recommended.

Refer to the curriculum requirements page for complete details.

Download a printable ILR Curriculum sheet (PDF).


Course Name Course Number College Category Degree Credits
Freshman Year 31
Fall Semester 16
First-Year Writing Seminar   A&S required intro 3
ILR Colloquium: Introduction to the ILR School ILRID 1500 ILR required intro 1
* Introduction to Organizational Behavior ILROB 1220 ILR required intro 3
* Introduction to U.S. Labor History ILRLR 1100 ILR required intro 3
Introductory Microeconomics ECON 1110 A&S required intro 3
Elective   any general elective 3
Physical Education     university requirement
* NOTE: Students register for either
ILROB 1220 or ILRLR 1100
       
Spring Semester 15
First-Year Writing Seminar   A&S required intro 3
* Introduction to Organizational Behavior ILROB 1220 ILR required intro 3
* Introduction to U.S. Labor History ILRLR 1100 ILR required intro 3
Introductory Macroeconomics ECON 1120 A&S required intro 3
Course in Science and Technology   any distribution requirement 3
Elective   any general elective 6
Physical Education     university requirement
* NOTE: Students register for either
ILROB 1220 or ILRLR 1100
       
Sophomore Year 31
Fall Semester 16
Introductory Statistics
ILRST 2100 ILR required intro 4
Labor and Employment Law ILRLR 2010 ILR required intro 3
Human Resource Management ILRHR 2600 ILR required intro 3
Course in Western Intellectual Tradition   any distribution requirement 3
Elective   any general elective 3
Spring Semester 15
Collective Bargaining ILRLR 2050 ILR required intro 3
Economics of Wages and Employment ILRLE 2400 ILR required intro 3
Course in Cultural Perspectives   any distribution requirement 3
Advanced Writing Course   any distribution requirement 3
Elective   any general elective 3
Junior and Senior Years 58
ILR Electives   ILR advanced ILR electives 40
General Electives   any general electives 18
Total 120