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Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Science

Inspire and motivate others

In the human resource degree program, you will learn how to enhance effectiveness in the workplace, develop your career and successfully apply HR principles to achieve organizational goals. You'll learn this in an interactive environment from faculty members that have years in the human resource industry. Plus, you will have the opportunity to earn a professional certificate in the human resource management, which will help prepare you for a future career in human resources. 

What you'll learn in the human resource management program

  • Employment law
  • Retention tools and strategies 
  • Effective communication with employees 

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Human resource management curriculum 

As a student in the human resource management degree program, you will gain a strong background in understanding the relationship between employees and employers. You will learn in the classroom and get hands-on experience. So when you graduate you will be confident and ready to work in the human resources industry. 

Course preview 

BUS 353 Organizational Staffing & Management
All functioning organizations, whether large or small, must deal with staffing. Hiring, training and retaining the right personnel is crucial to operating and maintaining an efficient and productive business. This course guides students in the strategies that will allow them not only to hire employees who will be most effective in their positions, but also to engage employees so that employees stay committed to their organization.

BUS 354 Training & Development
A good manager knows that effective communication among all organizational employees is key to a fruitful business. Training and development of employees from the first day of their employment is a useful product of effective communication. Properly training employees is essential to an effective organizational strategy. This course teaches students how to successfully train employees and maximize their talents for the good of the organization.

BUS 402 Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management
This course provides a study and analysis of human resource management on contemporary cutting-edge issues. It integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and professional experience, building on the conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, practical application and critical thinking. The impact of shifting demographics, the information age, and emerging issues in human resource management are considered. This course prepares the student for aPHR Certification. Overall, this course allows students to develop their knowledge and competence necessary for a position as an HR professional.

Human resource management jobs 

Students in the human resource program have gone on to work for many successful companies in a variety of roles, including: 

  • Human resources managers
  • Compensation and benefits managers
  • Training and development managers
  • Social and community service managers
  • Director of human resources
  • Employee relations manager
  • Human resources specialists
  • Social and human service assistants
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