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Bachelor of Arts in Labour Studies

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At a Glance

  • Credential: Degree
  • Credits: 120
  • Next Start: Monthly

Labour Studies is an interdisciplinary program that assesses the place of labour and working people in society. Courses draw on history, sociology, political economy, women's studies, industrial relations and other fields.

Q: Why take the Bachelor of Arts?

A: The Bachelor of Arts strengthens critical and creative thinking through a broad range of social, political and cultural studies.

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

Finish this program in as little as 3 or 4 years of full-time study, or work at your own pace and take as long as you need. There is no time limit for completion.

Program Overview

Labour Studies is an interdisciplinary program that assesses the place of labour and working people in society. Courses draw on history, sociology, political economy, women's studies, industrial relations and other fields.

This program will be of particular interest to trade union leaders and members. Course offerings include

  • labour history
  • work organization
  • women and unions
  • the theory and practice of trade unions

Athabasca University’s Labour Studies program is the only program of its kind in Canada that is available entirely via distance education.

Why take the Bachelor of Arts?

The Bachelor of Arts strengthens critical and creative thinking through a broad range of social, political and cultural studies. The program is designed to

  • broaden your perspective on local and global affairs
  • encourage community and social involvement
  • prepare you for lifelong learning and occupational diversity

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