HRM 310 - Human Resource Management (3 credits)
This course will focus on legal, ethical, and political issues in HR management. Topics include: the policies and practices of recruitment, selection, training, development, and compensation of employees, the importance of recruiting and maintaining a diverse workforce, employee rights, and collective bargaining (Formerly: MGT 461). Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.
HRM 311 - Managing People in a Global Economy (3 credits)
This course will focus on the large scope and complexity of HRM (Human Resource Management) and IHRM (International Human Resources Management) by defining, exploring, and uncovering the differences between domestic and international HRM, and managing people in a global economy. Topics that will be discussed included: organizational context, the context of cross-border alliances and SMEs, staffing international operations for sustained global growth, recruiting and selecting staff for international assignments, international training and development, international compensation, re-entry and career issues, IHRM in the host-country context, international industrial relations, performance management, and IHRM trends. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.
HRM 312 - Employment Law (3 credits)
This course will focus on contemporary issues in U.S. Employment Law. Students will study and analyze major employment laws, regulations, and legal doctrine affecting the workplace, including: the non-contractual employment relationship, equal employment opportunity, discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour laws, Family and Medical Leave, OSHA safety and health regulations, employee privacy and surveillance protections, and employer termination and post-termination responsibilities. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.
HRM 499 - Human Resource Management Capstone (3 credits)
This is the capstone course for the Human Resource Management concentration and should be taken in the student's last semester. The student can have no more than 6 credits remaining in their concentration to complete in their degree program prior to enrolling in this course. The goal of the course is for students to integrate the knowledge gained in the Human Resource Management concentration courses. The course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.