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

Current Courses

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 2018

Fall 2018 Course Offerings (PDF)
Fall 2018 Course Grid (PDF)

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 557 Human Resources Theory (PhD) Kramer
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* Newman
LER 593BE1 Quantitative Methods in LER* Newman
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 562 Human Resources Planning and Staffing Restubog
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) Lyu

 

3. Labor Markets and Employment

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 545 Economics of Human Resources Forsythe
LER 590WPP Workforce Policies & Partnerships Weaver

 

4. International HR

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 566 International Human Resources Management Jung
LER 595 Managing Diversity Globally Kramer

 

Other Related Courses

COURSE TITLE FACULTY
LER 590 Individual Topics Faculty Specific
LER 590HDA HR Data Analytics
(2nd 8wks, 2hrs)
Drasgow
LER 590IM Immigration, Employment Law, and Public Policy LeRoy
LER 590CMT Career Management Restubog
LER 590EW Employee Stress, Well-Being & Safety Park
LER 590TI Technology, Innovation, & the Future of Work Forsythe