LSER Undergraduate Learning Objectives

LSER Department Goals for Its Undergraduate Students, Rutgers Core Curriculum Goals, and SMLR Learning Objectives

Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department Goals*

Rutgers Undergraduate Core Curriculum

SMLR Learning Objective

1. Demonstrate an understanding of perspectives, theories, and concepts

Social analysis goal SCL-1

IV

2. Apply those concepts, along with substantive institutional knowledge, to contemporary developments

Social analysis goal SCL-2

VI

3. Assess and critique relevant evidence and research findings

Social analysis goals SCL-2

III

4. Make an argument using contemporary or historical evidence

Writing & Communication goal WCR

I

5. Access high-quality historical, qualitative, and/or quantitative evidence

Social analysis goal SCL-2

III

6. Analyze the degree to which forms of human difference shape a person’s experience of work

Contemporary Challenges goal CCD-1

V

7. Analyze contemporary global issues using multiple perspectives

Contemporary Challenges goal CCO-1

V

8. Analyze issues of social justice both in the U.S. and globally

Contemporary Challenges goal CCD-2

V

9. Communicate complex ideas, in standard written English, to a general audience

Writing & communication goal WCR

I

10. Communicate effectively to others in the field of labor and employment relations

Writing & communication goal WCD

I

11. Analyze and synthesize information or ideas from multiple sources to develop new insights

Writing & communication goal WCD

I

12. Formulate, evaluate and communicate conclusions and inferences from quantitative information

Quantitative reasoning goal QR

II

13. Work productively in teams, in social networks, and on an individual basis

 

VII

 

*All goals refer to matter related to work or to the field of labor and employment relations.