Labor Studies (LBRS)

LBRS 100.     Labor and the American Social Structure. 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M/W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M/W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70/71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

General Education Area / Graduation Requirement: GE AREA D, Writing Intensive Graduation Requirement (WI)


Introduction to the study of labor in the U.S., including the nature of work, characteristics of the work force, and an overview of contemporary labor and industrial relations systems within the framework of current U.S. economic and political developments. Cross Listed: SOC 176; only one may be counted for credit.

LBRS 195.     Labor Studies Internship. 1 - 3 Units


Supervised work experience or research in relevant institutions providing an opportunity to apply classroom theories and principles to the "real world." Partial supervision may be supplied by host institution. Requires approval of the Labor Studies Coordinator.

Credit/No Credit

LBRS 199.     Special Problems. 1 - 3 Units


Individual projects or directed reading open to students competent to carry on individual work under the direction of a faculty sponsor. Admission requires approval of the faculty sponsor and the Labor Studies Coordinator.

Credit/No Credit