Undergraduate Requirements

The following introductory courses are taken during the first four semesters of enrollment in the ILR school. Although students (especially transfer students) are not necessarily required to take these courses in the order shown here, it is strongly recommended.

Core Requirements

Students are required to fulfill the following core requirements for a letter grade:

  • First Year
  • Introduction to Organizational Behavior (ILROB 1220)
  • Introduction to U.S. Labor History (ILRLR 1100)
  • Introductory Microeconomics (ECON 1110)
  • Introductory Macroeconomics (ECON 1120)
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  • Second Year
  • Introductory Statistics (ILRST 2100)
  • Labor and Employment Law (ILRLR 2010)
  • Human Resource Management (ILRHR 2600)
  • Labor Relations (ILRLR 2050)
  • Economics of Wages and Employment (ILRLE 2400)

Writing Requirements

Students are required to fulfill the following writing requirements for a letter grade:

Distribution Requirements

Students are required to complete one course from each of the following lists to fulfill the distribution requirements. All courses must be taken for a letter grade.

Elective Requirements

Students are required to take 40 ILR elective credits for graduation. Within these 40 ILR elective credits, students must take:

General Electives

Any course at Cornell can be used to fulfill general elective requirements for graduation.