Labor Studies - Associate in Science
San José City College offers an Associate in Arts (AA) degree, Associate of Science (AS) degree and a Certificate of Achievement in Labor Studies. Students planning to follow a transfer pattern should use the Associate in Arts Degree. This degree may not transfer to all universities, and students need to inquire of the universities if they have a bachelor’s degree for their upper division course work. For a degree, at least four courses in the major must be completed at San José City College, and a minimum of two Labor Studies courses must be taken at SJCC.
This program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to assume leadership in organized labor and in community organizations.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Utilize the basic concepts of physical geography in the analysis of real-world variations in environmental patterns.
- Interpret information about spatial features and relationships through maps.
- Explain and describe of the origins, diversity and distribution of cultures with attention to language,religion, and political and economic patterns.
A.S. Major Requirements
|Complete the following:|
|LABOR 015||Local Union and Community Leadership||3|
|LABOR 020||Workers' Rights||1|
|LABOR 022||Labor Negotiations and Dispute Resolution||1|
|LABOR 023||Labor in American Society||1|
|LABOR 024||Leadership and Communication||1|
|LABOR 025||Labor Organizing and Political Action||1|
|LABOR 031||Survey of Contemporary Labor and Social Issues||1|
|LABOR 098||Directed Study||2|
|LABOR 138||Work Experience||4|
|COMS 040||Introduction to Argumentation||3|
|ECON 010A||Principles of Macroeconomic Theory||3|
|SOC 011||Social Problems||3|
|CIS 041||Introduction to Computer Information Systems||3|
|or MATH 063||Elementary Statistics|
|Select THREE courses from the following:||9|
|Introduction to Physical Anthropology|
|Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology|
|Dynamic Health Concepts|
|Personal Growth and Adjustment|
|Introduction to Sociology|
A.S Degree Requirements
|General Education Requirements||24|