|Certificate of Performance: || |
| History and Politics of American Labor ||6 |
|Labor Law ||5 |
|Shop Steward Specialist ||8 |
|Certificate of Achievement: || |
|Associate in Science Degree:|| |
*and courses to meet graduation requirements, general education and electives as needed to meet minimum of 60 units required for the degree.
The Labor Studies program provides students a
sound foundation in the law, history, culture, politics,
institutions, and contemporary issues of American
work life. Students will gain a comprehensive
introduction to the role and contributions of
organized labor to American society, a thorough
grounding in the rights of employees on the job, and specialized training in the skills necessary to be an
effective leader in labor unions or in other contexts
for labor-management relations.
The Labor Studies program offers a Certificate of
Achievement in Labor Studies which provides shop
stewards as well as union organizers and officers the
skills needed to qualify for and to be effective in their
positions. Students can also pursue the Associate of
Science degree in Labor Studies.
The program is designed to train union
representatives, members of unions, labor leaders,
industry coordinators and others interested in
pursuing a career in labor relations.