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Degree Requirements (minimum 123 credits)

Requirements for the Major (64 credits)

Prescribed Courses (25 credits)

CAS 283 Communication and Information Technology I (3 credits)
ECON 002 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (3 credits)
ECON 004 Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (3 credits)
ENGL 215 Introduction to Article Writing (3 credits)
PSY 231 Industrial Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 451 Leadership in Work Settings (3 credits)
SOC 207 Research Methods in Sociology (3 credits)
STAT 200 Elementary Statistics (4 credits)

Supporting and Related Courses (39 credits)
Select 39 credits: at least 12 credits in each of the three following areas and at least 15 credits at the 400 level.

Employer and Employees

L I R 136/WMST 136 Race, Gender, and Employment (3 credits)
L I R 458W History of Work in America (3 credits)
PHIL 010 Critical Thinking (3 credits)
PHIL 103W Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
PSY 002 Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 441 Industrial Motivation and Work Satisfaction (3 credits)
SOC 035 Sociology of Aging (3 credits)
SOC 456/ WMST 456 Gender, Occupations, and Professions (3 credits)

Law, Policy, and Organizations

ADM J 111 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System (3 credits)
ADM J 482 Seminar, Criminal Justice Agency Administration (3 credits)
L I R 100 Industrial Relations (3 credits)
L I R 201 Employment Relationship: Law and Policy (3 credits)
L I R 424 Employment Compensation (3 credits)
L I R 435 Labor Relations in the Public Sector (3 credits)
PL SC 001 Introduction to American National Government (3 credits)
PL SC 420 Policy Making and Evaluation (3 credits)

Workplace Dynamics

CAS 352 Speech Communication in Organizations (3 credits)
CAS 452 Organizational Communication (3 credits)
CAS 475 Studies in Public Persuasion (3 credits)
ECON 315 Labor Economics (3 credits)
ECON 342 Industrial Organization (3 credits)
SOC 404 Social Influence and Small Groups (3 credits)
SOC 455 Work and Occupations (3 credits)

Additional Courses (59 credits)

In addition to the major requirements, students must complete 41 General Education credits and 18 elective credits, chosen from multiple course offerings available through Penn State Worthington Scranton or Penn State World Campus. Transfer credits may apply.