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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

  • Minor
    • A Labor Studies Minor provides an emphasis in the study of labor in a student's curriculum. It can be combined with any major in order to provide an understanding of the social and economic world that surround us from the point of view of the worker and organized labor. 

  • Requirements
    1. A total of 5 courses from the approved list of courses

    2. One of the following 'core' courses: LABR 001, HISA 124, ETST 102, SOC 112, SOC 135, WMST 101

    3. A labor internship course (at least 4 units or the equivalent) completed through the following course: LABR 198-I

    4. One course (at least 4 units) that deals with inequality based on gender, race, and/or sexual orientation: ANTH 109/WMST 109, ANTH 122, ANTH 138, ANTH 139, ANTH 147/WMST 140, ANTH 148/ WMST 150, ANTH 149/WMST 149, DNCE 135, ECON 122E, ECON 155/ WMST 155, ECON 156, EDUC 109, ETST 100, ETST 101A, ETST 101B, ETST 102, ETST 104, ETST 105A, ETST 105B, ETST 106, ETST 107, ETST 108 (E-Z), ETST 109E, ETST 109F, ETST 109G, ETST 109I, ETST 110 (E-Z), ETST 111, ETST 112/HISA 135, ETST 113/ HISA 134, ETST 115 (E-Z)/HISA 144 (E-Z), ETST 116/HISA 147, ETST 117 (E-Z)/ HISA 137 (E-Z), ETST 122, ETST 123, ETST 124, ETST 125, ETST 126, ETST 127, ETST 128/SOC 128, ETST 129, ETST 131, ETST 132, ETST 133, ETST 134, ETST 135, ETST 136, ETST 137, ETST 139, ETST 140, ETST 142, ETST 143A, ETST 143B,ETST 144, ETST 145/SOC 145, ETST 146/ EDUC 146, ETST 147, ETST 148/ ANTH 168/LNST 168, ETST 149, ETST 150, ETST 155, ETST 156, ETST 157, ETST 158, ETST 159, ETST 161, ETST 166,ETST 167/PSYC 167, ETST 168/PSYC 168, ETST 175/WMST 175, ETST 176, ETST 177, ETST 178, ETST 179, ETST 180/HISA 140, ETST 181/HISA 141, ETST 182/HISA 142, ETST 184, ETST 185, ETST 186, ETST 187, ETST 188, ETST 189, GBST 110, HISA 115, HISA 132/WMST 132, HISA 146/WMST 146, HISE 148B, LGBS 128/ WMST 128, LGBS 134/WMST 134, LGBS 135/WMST 135, LGBS 137/ WMST 137, LGBS 139/WMST 139, POSC 108, SOC 129, SOC 130, SOC 131 (E-Z), SOC 132, SOC 136, SOC 140, SOC 141, SOC 153, SOC 154, SOC 155 (E-Z), SOC 162, WMST 100, WMST 101, WMST 103/ANTH 145, WMST 105, WMST 107, WMST 108/ PHIL 108, WMST 133/HISA 133,WMST 134/LGBS 134, WMST 135/ LGBS 135, WMST 136, WMST 138, WMST 150/ANTH 148, WMST 151, WMST 156, WMST 161, WMST 162/ RLST 162, WMST 163/RLST 163, WMST 164/ANTH 164/LNST 164, WMST 166/MCS 127, WMST 168, WMST 176, WMST 185/ANTH 143, WMST 186, WMST 187, WMST 189

    5. Two courses from the following: ANTH 104, ANTH 105/BUS 158, ANTH 109/ WMST 109, ANTH 122, ANTH 134, ANTH 138, ANTH 139, ANTH 140T, ANTH 147/WMST 140, ANTH 149/WMST 149, ANTH 160, BUS152/ECON152, BUS 153/ECON 153, BUS 160/ECON 160, BUS 176/SOC 176, ECON 115, ECON 116, ECON 118, ECON 122E, ECON 123/HISA 123, ECON 146/URST 146, ECON 155/WMST 155, ECON 180, ECON 182, ETST 102, ETST 108 (E-Z), ETST 109E, ETST 109F, ETST 131, ETST 145/SOC 145, ETST 177, GBST 100, HISA 110C, HISA 113, HISA 117A, HISA 119, HISA 124, HISA 160/LNST 170, HISA 161/LNST 171, HISA 162/LNST 172, HISA 165, HISE 122, HISE 140, HISE 142, HIST 108/ENGR 108, HIST 109/ENGR 109, HIST 182, PHIL 116, PHIL 153, POSC 116, POSC 116S, POSC 126, POSC 130, POSC 147, POSC 160A, POSC 164, POSC 164S, POSC 182, POSC 186, PSYC 142, SOC 112, SOC 120, SOC 122, SOC 123, SOC 125, SOC 133, SOC 134, SOC 135, SOC 140, SOC 143/URST 143, SOC 150, SOC 151, SOC 156, SOC 161, SOC 171, SOC 181, SOC 183 (E-Z), SOC 184, WMST 101, WMST 138, WMST 164/ANTH 164/LNST 164

    6. Students can also petition to the chair of the program to count towards the minor an independent study or regular course not listed above that is relevant to labor studies.

See Minors under the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences in the Colleges and Programs section of the UCR catalog for additional information on minors.

For a list of courses that count towards the Labor Studies minor, please click HERE. Please keep in mind that students cannot count courses in their major towards a minor degree. The requirements for the Labor Studies minor are listed in the “Academic Programs” link.