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Youngstown State University students are invited to enhance their educational experience with a minor in Employee Relations. Employee Relations involves the body of work concerned with maintaining employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation, and morale. Essentially, Employee Relations is concerned with preventing and resolving problems involving individuals, which arise out of or affect work situations. The minor in Employee Relations can be met by completing the following requirements:

Required Courses
BUS 1500Exploring Business3
MGT 3725Fundamentals of Management3
MGT 3750Managing Individuals in Organizations3
Select two of the following:6
Fundamentals of Occupational Safety
Employee Relations and Workplace Ethics
Managing Workplace Diversity
Select one of the following:3-4
Management Information Systems
Leadership in Business and Society
Compensation and Performance Appraisal
Selection, Training, and Development
Total Semester Hours18-19

If any of the above courses are part of the student's major an alternate course needs to be substituted. Students interested in declaring a minor in Employee Relations need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their academic advisor. Students must meet all course prerequisites to enroll in WCBA courses, including a minimum 2.5 overall GPA for upper level business courses. WCBA courses must be completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.