Department Highlights

Students have the opportunity to study with faculty members who bring academic expertise and valuable union experience to their instruction. Labor Studies courses draw from fields such as Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Industrial Relations, the Arts, History, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, and Sociology.

All Labor Studies courses are available online.

Provides opportunities for life-long learning and college degrees for workers, returning students, and traditional students wanting to build on past experiences.

The Department empowers students to be engaged citizens and social and political agents of change who will create a more just and equitable world of work.

Promotes respect for workers and an understanding of working class histories, experiences, perspectives and knowledge.

The Department of Labor Studies provides credit and non-credit university level education for current and future workers to increase knowledge, understanding, and critical thinking about work and labor organizations within a global context.