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Associate of Science in Labor Studies (AS-LS)

At least 12 credit hours must be earned from Indiana University.  No more than 15 credit hours may be earned within a single subject other than Labor Studies.

  • Labor Studies Core Courses: 15 credit hours
  • Labor Studies Additional Courses: 12 credit hours
  • Arts and Humanities courses: 12 credit hours (ENG W131 and one additional writing course required.)
  • Math and Science courses: 6 credit hours (One computer course recommended.)
  • Social and Behavioral Science courses: 9 credit hours (One course in economics required. L230 meets this requirement.)
  • Additional Credit Hours: None required
  • Electives courses: 6 credit hours (Any course offered by IU fulfills elective requirements.  Students are encouraged to focus their elective course work in related subjects to complete a minor concentration.)

Total credit hours: 60

Required Areas of Learning

The following are representative subjects in the three major required areas of learning:

Arts and Humanities

  • Afro American Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Folklore and Ethnomusicology
  • History
  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Journalism
  • Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Speech and Communication
  • Theatre and Drama

Physical Science and Mathematics

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geological Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology (Psychology P101 may be applied as either Science and Mathematics or Social and Behavioral Science, depending on the campus.)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Linguistics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology