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Division of Labor Studies 2004-2006 Academic Bulletin

Division of Labor Studies 
Union Building 503 
620 Union Drive 
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5167 
Toll Free: (800) 822-4743 
Local: (317) 274-3471 
Fax: (317) 278-2280 
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Credit Hour Requirements
Degrees and Minor
Required Areas of Learning

Credit Hour Requirements

Bachelor of Science Associate of Science Certificate Minor
Labor Studies Core Courses151515
Additional DLS Courses27123
Arts and Humanities1221223
Science and Math153653
Social and Behavioral Sciences124943
Additional Credit Hours11203
Total Credit Hours120603015

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Degrees and Minor

For the Bachelor of Science in Labor Studies, students must earn 30 credit hours in 300- and 400-level courses, and at least 12 of these 30 credit hours must be earned in Division of Labor Studies courses. At least 24 credit hours must be earned from Indiana University. No more than 21 credit hours may be earned within a single subject other than labor studies. Credits earned through prior learning, DANTES (Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support), and CLEP (College-Level Examination Program) cannot be applied to these requirements. Please consult with your advisor about how best to meet the requirements in the three required areas of learning outside the Division of Labor Studies, as these requirements may vary by campus.

For the Associate of Science in Labor Studies, 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.

A minor in labor studies requires completion of 15 credit hours in the Division of Labor Studies. Course requirements vary by campus and the school of your major. Contact the Division of Labor Studies office on your campus for further information.

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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.

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An overall minimum grade point average of 2.0 (a C average) must be maintained. Courses in which grades of D are received do not count toward DLS and required areas of learning but do count as electives.

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Required Areas of Learning

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

Arts and HumanitiesScience and MathematicsSocial and Behavioral Sciences

Afro-American Studies6
Classical Studies
Comparative Literature
Fine Arts
Folklore and
History and Philosophy
  of Science
Religious Studies
Speech and
Theater and Drama

Computer Science
Geological Sciences

Political Science

For the A.S. and B.S. in Labor Studies, courses within each major area must be in at least two different subjects.

For information about subjects not listed here, contact your academic advisor.

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1 Courses must be from one of the three required areas of learning.
2 ENG W131 and one additional writing course required.
3 One computer course required.
4 One course in economics required. L230 meets requirement.
5 One computer course recommended.
6 At Indiana University Bloomington: African American and African Diaspora Studies.
7 Psychology P101 may be applied as either Science and Mathematics or Social and Behavioral Sciences, depending on the campus.

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