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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

MGT 101: Introduction to Management3 cr
ACC 101: Financial Accounting3 cr
COM 326: Organizational Communication3 cr
MGT 315: Organizational Behavior3 cr
MGT 450: Leadership3 cr
SOC 449: Workplace Issues/Diversity3 cr
HRM 310: Human Resource Management3 cr
MGT 431: Performance, Compensation, and Benefits3 cr
HRM 311: Managing People in a Global Economy3 cr
HRM 312: Employment Law3 cr
MGT 425: Union and Labor Relations3 cr
MGT 467: Training & Development3 cr
HRM 499: Capstone3 cr

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.