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Human Resource

The Human Resource concentration is designed to prepare people for the human resource (HR) field, to enhance the skills of those working in general management, and to provide professional development for those already in HR. The courses cover the key skill areas of human resource and its application to the dynamics of today's and future organizations and the importance of HR as a strategic partner within an organization.

Concentration Requirements:

Introduction to Management 3cr
Financial Accounting 3cr
Organizational Communication 3cr
Organizational Behavior 3cr
Leadership 3cr
Workplace Issues/Diversity 3cr
Human Resource Management 3cr
Performance, Compensation, and Benefits                                         3cr
Managing People in a Global Economy 3cr
Employment Law 3cr
Union and Labor Relations 3cr
Training & Development 3cr
Capstone 3cr


Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a concentration in Human Resource will be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of employee and labor relations;
  2. apply employment law;
  3. explain and develop compensation, benefits, and reward packages;
  4. explain the role of human resources within an organization;
  5. develop hiring and performance appraisal processes;
  6. articulate human resources outcomes as they relate to the bottom line; and
  7. understand human resource functions within a global society.