Human Resource Management

Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science

Credits Required: 60/61 (2017-2018 Academic Year)

This degree program is ideal for those seeking entry level human resource management positions as human resource recruiters, trainers, interviewers, team leaders, and facilitators, but is also an excellent professional development curriculum for those already working in the management or human resources fields.

The Human Resource Management program will help the student gain insight into many aspects of the field while focusing on the business’s most valuable resource...people. This degree program will prepare the student for most entry-level human resource management positions in product, service, or public industry.

The student will also be introduced to the essential core functions of human resources, including recruitment and selection. Qualified students may opt to participate in a business internship to gain experience in a real world setting and enhance their value to perspective employers.

Program Outcomes

Graduates will be able to

  1. Communicate effectively using technology.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to assess peers.
  3. Demonstrate effective non-verbal presentation skills.
  4. Write research papers using appropriate citations.
  5. Demonstrate effective journal writing skills.


Click below to view a crosswalk (transition of program courses from an old program to a current program): 

2012-2013 Human Resource Management

2010 - 2011 Human Resource Management

2009 - 2010 Human Resource Management


Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 15 Credits

BUSC 105Professional Relations 3.00
BUSM 112Principles of Management 3.00
CIST 100Introduction to Information Tech 3.00
VISC 110Understanding Media 3.00
WRIT 101English Composition 3.00

Second Semester - 15 Credits

BUSC 120Social Media 3.00
BUSH 210Organizational Behavior 3.00
BUSM 241Human Resources Management 3.00
LITR 210Concepts of Literature 3.00
WRIT 103Writing For Business/Tech 3.00
MATH 110Mathematics of Business 3.00
BIOL 110Human Ecology & Heredity 3.00
CHEM 105Principles of Biological Chemistry 3.00
PHYS 110Introduction to Astronomy 3.00

Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 15 Credits

BUSC 110Interpersonal Communications 3.00
BUSC 205Leadership 3.00
BUSH 230Event and Media Planning 3.00
BUSM 260Project Management 3.00
OFFT 125Microsoft Excel-MOS Expert Cert 3.00

Fourth Semester - 15 Credits

BUSC 220Team Development 3.00
BUSH 220Compensation and Benefits 3.00
BUSH 240Employment Law 3.00
BUSM 115Customer Relationship Management 3.00
BUSM 270Business Internship 3.00
SOCI 231Cultural Diversity in American Soci 3.00
 TAOC Category Five (PSYC or SOCI)