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.

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Course Name Course Number College Category Degree Credits

Freshman Year

First-Year Writing Seminar (2 courses)   A&S writing requirement 6
ILR First-Year 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
Introductory Macroeconomics ECON 1120 A&S required intro 3
General Electives/Distributions/ILR Electives   any 12
Physical Education (2 courses)     university requirement

Sophomore Year

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
Labor Relations ILRLR 2050 ILR required intro 3
Economics of Wages and Employment ILRLE 2400 ILR required intro 3
Advanced Writing   any writing requirement 3
ILR Electives/Distributions/General Electives   any 12

Junior and Senior Years

ILR Electives/Distributions/General Electives   any 58
Total 120