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B.A. in Human Resource Management
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  School of Management and Labor Relations 2018-2020 B.S. in Labor and Employment Relations and B.A. in Labor Studies and Employment Relations Bachelor of Science in Labor and Employment Relations  

Bachelor of Science in Labor and Employment Relations


Degree Requirements and Residency

A candidate for a bachelor of science degree in the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) must complete a minimum of 120 college credits, including the General Education Requirements, the major program of study, and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.000. A student may elect to pursue an approved minor or second major from another school within Rutgers University-New Brunswick, however additional programs are not required.

Thirty (30) Rutgers credits, including at least 12 credits while enrolled in SMLR must be completed at Rutgers for degree granting.

36 credits selected from classes offered by the department with a grade of C or better, including:
  • 37:575:100 or 37:575:110 (Introductory course)
  • 37:575:315 (Employment Law)
  • 37:575:395 (Perspectives--a survey of theories relevant to the major, taught with an emphasis on professional communication/writing) to be taken after 15.0 credits of LER courses are successfully completed.
  • 37:575:490 or 496 or 497 (Capstone internship) Students with work experience can take any 200-400 level 37:575 course to substitute for the capstone internship course requirement only upon review of an uploaded resume in your Sakai drop box in tab BS in Labor Studies.

Up to 6 of these credits may consist of courses in related social science disciplines.

Research Methods/Statistics Requirement

One 3-credit course. Courses from Rutgers-New Brunswick that automatically meet this requirement include 37:575:401,403 (labor studies); 37:533:440 (human resource); 01:920:311 (sociology); 01:830:200 (psychology); 01:790:300 (political science); 10:762:205 (planning and public policy); 01:220:322 (economics); 01:450:319 (geography); or 01:960:211, 212, or 285 (statistics); 01:014:233 (Africana studies); 01:377:275 (exercise science); other courses will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

General Education Requirements (24 credits)

These are automatically met by a student transferring with an associate in arts (A.A.) or an associate in science (A.S.) degree, or an associate in applied science (A.A.S) in technical studies degree from a New Jersey county college after 2005. For other students, including those who hold other A.A.S. degrees or those who transfer before attaining an A.A. or A.S. degree, the requirements can be met via a combination of courses taken at a county college and at Rutgers-New Brunswick.

In general, any of the classes designated by the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences within a given category are acceptable, as are any of the classes that articulate into a category according to NJ Transfer.

  1. Writing and communication. Expository writing plus a second class that is writing intensive for a total of 6 credits. The following classes within the major can be used to meet the second writing class requirement: 37:575:201, 202, 300, or 362.
  2. Quantitative reasoning. 3 credits in college-level mathematics or in a course utilizing applied quantitative reasoning plus the 3-credit class in research methods/statistics (for a total of 6 credits). Classes in accounting, finance, or other quantitative business areas are considered to use applied quantitative reasoning. The following class within the major can be used to meet the quantitative requirement: 37:575:250.
  3. Science. 6 credits. Courses from natural science departments as well as those from other departments that are primarily science.
  4. Arts and humanities. 6 credits. Any course from an art, music, English, foreign language, classics, religion, or other humanities department; courses from area studies programs or interdisciplinary departments may be counted on a case-by-case basis.
  5. History. 3 credits. Any course from a history department or any course primarily historical in nature from another department. The following classes within the major can be used to meet this requirement: 37:575:201, 202, 207, or 407.

Note that a social science general education requirement is automatically met by classes in the major.

Academic Policy and Admission Requirements

This program is designed to accommodate the needs of transfer and nontraditional students. For admissions requirements and academic policies, please visit https://ucnb.rutgers.edu/get-inspired/policies-impacting-nts.

Please note that the academic and other regulations established by the faculty and administration of the School of Management and Labor Relations and the Board of Governors of the university are subject to amendment at any time. Questions related to general student rules that fall under the jurisdiction of the School of Management and Labor Relations may be directed to the appropriate program.

 
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