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School of Labor & Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Current Courses

Fall 2017

Below is a list of courses currently being offered with links to course syllabi. If a syllabus is not linked to the course, we did not receive one from the instructor to post online.

If you have questions about enrollment, contact the faculty member currently teaching the course or Assistant Dean Becky Barker.

Fall 2017 Course Offerings (PDF)
Fall 2017 Course Grid (PDF)

Spring 2017

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 559 Micro Research Methods (PhD) Newman
LER 558 Faculty-Student Workshop
(PhD Seminar)
TBA
LER 591A Employment Relations Systems Cardador
LER 591B Employment Relations Systems Cardador
LER 593AE1 Quantitative Methods in LER* Liu
LER 593BE1 Quantitative Methods in LER* Liu
LER 599 Thesis Research (PhD) Faculty Specific

*Register with CRN for Lecture (AE1 or BE1 and CRN with specific quiz section:

  • 593AQ1, CRN 54240
  • 593AQ2, CRN 54241
  • 593BQ1, CRN54243
  • 593BQ2, CRN 54244

As students complete the three semester master’s degree program, they must take at least one course in each of the four subject distribution areas listed below.

1. Union-Management Relations and Labor Relations Policy

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 542 Collective Bargaining Olson
LER 543 Workplace Dispute Resolution Lamare

 

2. Human Resource Management

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 522 Government Regulation LeRoy
LER 523 Organization Fundamentals for HR Benton
LER 561 Compensation Systems Martocchio
LER 564 Training & Development (2nd 8 Weeks, 2 hrs) Martocchio
LER 565 Human Resources Management and Strategy Won
LER 568 Firm Performance in HR Management Weaver
LER 569 Power and Influence in Human Resources Management (1st 8 wks, 2 hrs) Benton
LER 590CM Change Management in HR Organizations Merkin/Pearlman
LER 590EB Employee Benefits (1st 8 wks, 2 hrs) Martocchio
LER 590EC Executive Compensation (2nd 8 wks, 2hrs) Jung

 

3. Labor Markets and Employment

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 545 Economics of Human Resources Olson
LER 590EGQ Economics of Gender in the Workforce Weinstein

 

4. International HR

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 566 International Human Resources Management Chen
LER 590ERC Labor & Employment Relations in China Chen
LER 595 Managing Diversity Globally Kramer

 

Other Related Courses

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 590 Individual Topics Faculty Specific
LER 590CSR Corporate Social Responsibility Jung
LER 590GI Gender Issues in the Workplace Park
LER 590HDA HR Data Analytics
(1st 8wks, 2hrs)
Drasgow
LER 590IM Immigration, Employment Law and Public Policy LeRoy