BA in Labor and Employment Relations (LERBA) — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2007, 123 Credits

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 015 GWS Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

3
LER 100 Employment RelationsNotes for: LER 100

LER 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education GA

General Education GA

3
General Education GN

General Education GN

3
General Education GH

General Education GH

3
Total credits 15

Stage 2—Build Foundations

CAS 100 GWS Effective Speech

CAS 100

3
LER 136 Gender, Race and Employment (US)Notes for: LER 136

LER 136

Fulfills U.S. Cultures requirement
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
World Language Level 001

World Language Level 001

4
General Education GN

General Education GN

3
PSYCH 100: Introductory Psychology GSNotes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

Prerequisite course for PSYCH 281 which is required in the major
3
Total credits 16

Stage 3—Formulate Understanding

LER 201: Employment LawNotes for: LER 201

LER 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or LER 401: The Law of Labor-Mgmt RelationsNotes for: LER 401

LER 401

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PSYCH 281: Industrial-Organizational Psychology GSNotes for: PSYCH 281

PSYCH 281

PSYCH 281 requires PSYCH 100 as a prerequisite
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
World Language Level 002

World Language Level 002

4
General Education GQ

General Education GQ

3
General Education GA

General Education GA

3
Total credits 16

Stage 4—Formulate Understanding

ECON 102 Introduction to MicroeconomicsNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
World Language Level 003

World Language Level 003

4
General Education GN

General Education GN

3
General Education GH

General Education GH

3
General Education GHA

General Education GHA

3
Total credits 16

Stage 5—Generate Expertise

ECON 315 Labor EconomicsNotes for: ECON 315

ECON 315

ECON 102 required as a prerequisite for ECON 315
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202 GWS Effective WritingNotes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

ENGL 202A Writing in the Social Sciences or ENGL 202D Business Writing recommended
3
General Education GQ

General Education GQ

3
BA Requirement–Knowledge Domain Area

BA Requirement–Knowledge Domain Area

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 6—Generate Expertise

LER 458Y History of the American Worker (US)Notes for: LER 458Y

LER 458Y

This course fulfills the Writing Across the Curriculum and the U.S. Cultures requirement
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
LER 312 Research Methods in LERNotes for: LER 312

LER 312

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
LER 400-levelNotes for: LER 400-level

LER 400-level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement–Knowledge Domain Area

BA Requirement–Knowledge Domain Area

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 7—Achieve Your Goals

LER 400-levelNotes for: LER 400-level

LER 400-level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course: Any LevelNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Consult with your adviser
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement–Knowledge Domain Area

BA Requirement–Knowledge Domain Area

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 8—Achieve Your Goals

LER 400-levelNotes for: LER 400-level

LER 400-level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting 400-level Course: LER or In Consultation with AdviserNotes for: Supporting 400-level Course

Supporting 400-level Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement—Other Cultures

BA Requirement—Other Cultures

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan.

GWS, GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.

US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/or international cultures requirements.

W or Y is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

LER 136
Fulfills U.S. Cultures requirement
PSYCH 100
Prerequisite course for PSYCH 281 which is required in the major
PSYCH 281
PSYCH 281 requires PSYCH 100 as a prerequisite
ECON 315
ECON 102 required as a prerequisite for ECON 315
ENGL 202
ENGL 202A Writing in the Social Sciences or ENGL 202D Business Writing recommended
LER 458Y
This course fulfills the Writing Across the Curriculum and the U.S. Cultures requirement
Supporting Course
Consult with your adviser