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¿Qué aprenderé?

Labor studies is an interdisciplinary program that examines the nature and meaning of human work. Topics include workers’ rights, social and economic justice, the history and role of labor unions, fair trade, human resource management, and workplace ethics.

Why Choose Labor Studies?

Due to the rapid pace of change in technology and the global economy, understanding the labor movement, labor law, and current workforce problems has never been more vital.

Work is a fundamental part of the human experience. How people understand work has many cultural, political, economic, and historical dimensions. As a labor studies major, you will examine work as a human right and learn about the implications for workers, business, and law.

The Classes

The labor studies major includes courses in humanities, social sciences, business and education. In addition to learning about the history and social policy of labor, you can take courses in topics including:

Industrial psychology
Negotiation and conflict management
Social inequalities
Catholic social teaching
Labor economics
Philosophers on race, class and gender

What Will You Learn?

You will develop skills that are well suited for 21st century careers in a global economy. In addition to excellent critical thinking and communication skills, you will:

Learn the history and present role of unions and the labor movement
Discover the role of fair trade goods in a global economy
Discuss contemporary forms of slavery and economic inequalities
Develop an understanding of ethical and religious perspectives of work
Develop an understanding of workplace health and safety

What Will You Do?

A major or minor in labor studies prepares students for civic and professional success.

Jobs for Labor Studies Majors

Careers of interest for labor studies majors include the following.

Human Resources

Employee benefits manager
Human resources specialist
Labor relations specialist

Labor law, relations and management

Account representative
Arbitrator
Lawyer (labor law, employment law, international law)
Occupational analyst
Union staff representative

Union and nonprofit management

Union staff representative
Community / nonprofit organizer

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Liberal Arts

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (4 )

Costos de estudio
US$42.800,00 por año
Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado March 2023

Fecha de inicio

29 Agosto 2022, 18 Enero 2023

Lugar

School of Liberal Arts

Manhattan College,

4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Miguel Hall, Room 210,

RIVERDALE,

New York,

10471, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Applicants must complete a full sequence of university-preparatory studies that would qualify for admission to post-secondary studies in their home country. In general, students who present a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average from university preparatory studies are considered for admission. This requirement is equivalent to the twelve-year program of elementary, middle, and high school in the United States

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must complete a full sequence of university-preparatory studies that would qualify for admission to post-secondary studies in their home country. In general, students who present a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average from university preparatory studies are considered for admission. This requirement is equivalent to the twelve-year program of elementary, middle, and high school in the United States.

Proof of English Proficiency (Submit one of the following):
a. IBT TOEFL of 80 or higher;
b. IELTS score of 6.5 or higher

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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