Sep 24, 2021  
2021-2022 University Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 University Bulletin

Labor Relations -B.P.S.


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The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Labor Relations explores the social, historical and legal framework for collective bargaining in the United States. Building upon this framework, students will develop their advocacy and conflict resolution skills to become labor relations leaders. Consistent with Dominican University’s longstanding commitment to social justice, students are required to complete a course in professional ethics on top of at least one ethics unit in each class. Courses are conveniently offered in the evenings at Triton College or online in an accelerated 8-week format.

 

Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in labor organizations, human resources, mediation or employment law. Job opportunities for program graduates include union organizer, labor relations specialist, recruiter and human resources generalist. In addition, the rigorous foundation coursework will prepare students for graduate or professional school.

 

  • Each academic year consists of six 8-week sessions
  • Most classes are offered in an 8-week format
  • Transfer credit of up to 68 semester credit hours from community colleges or up to 90 semester credit hours from a combination of community colleges and 4-year colleges or universities may be granted.

 

Major Requirements:


In addition to satisfying the proficiency and general education requirements for the Bachelor of Professional Studies, students must complete 42 credits in the major and related areas.In addition to satisfying the proficiency and general education requirements for the Bachelor of Professional Studies, students must complete 42 credits in the major and related areas.

Accelerated Degree Option


Bachelor of Professional Studies /Master of Arts in Mediation and Conflict Resolution

High-achieving undergraduates can apply for the Bachelor of Professional Studies/Master of Arts in Mediation and Conflict Resolution accelerated degree option. Students admitted to this option can enroll in MCR courses before completing the baccalaureate degree and have up to 9 MCR credit hours apply to both their undergraduate and graduate degrees. Additional information is available through the College of Applied Social Sciences advising office.

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