Be prepared for a career in human resource management by developing the skills and
You will learn to address diversity and equal opportunity that is crucial to uphold
ethical and equitable treatment of employees.
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Why pursue a Human Resource Management minor online?
Gain insights into optimal employment strategies and tools for motivating employees
to achieve their highest potential. Equipped with this minor, you'll be ready for
leadership positions and career progression across diverse fields. Or deepen your
human resources expertise and pursue a bachelor's degree in Human Resources.
An online minor in Human Resource Management pairs well with many majors as it will
teach you skills for any work environment. Some of these bachelor's degrees include,
but are not limited to:
This course provides a survey of the traditional functions of management with primary emphasis on planning, organizing, controlling, and leading. This emphasis involves coverage of managerial decision making, leadership, motivation, interpersonal communication, staffing human resources, and organizational structure, design, and change and development. Additional topics include the history of managerial thought, management information systems, international management, and business ethics and social responsibility. Corequisite: A total of 30 or more credit hours, including courses in progress. F,S.
MGMT 302. Human Resource Management. 3 Credits.
A survey of the concepts, procedures, and programs associated with Human Resources Management in organizations. It includes an overview of the basic management functions and legal issues linked to the execution of the personnel functions of employment, performance appraisal, training, compensation, and development. Prerequisite: ECON 210 with grade of C or better, MGMT 300 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. F,S.
MGMT 407. Wage and Salary Administration. 3 Credits.
The role of a wage and salary administrator is studied. The course focuses on the fundamentals of wage theory, job evaluation and pricing, employee evaluation, individual and group incentive plans, benefits, and managerial/executive compensation. Prerequisite: MGMT 302 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared CoBPA majors only. F.
MGMT 408. Performance Management and Human Resource Management Issues. 3 Credits.
This class explores various performance management approaches used by human resource management professionals and managers to improve work performance in organizations. This course also investigates current issues in the field or human resource management that potentially impact the performance of work. Prerequisite: MGMT 302 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. S.
MGMT 410. Staffing: Recruitment and Selection. 3 Credits.
This course trains students in one of the major components (applicant recruitment and selection) for Human Resource professionals as well as managers. In doing so, students are introduced to the techniques of analyzing the effectiveness and appropriateness of various instruments used by professionals. Additionally, students are introduced to the strategies associated with the use of different recruitment and selection techniques. Prerequisite: MGMT 302 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. S.
MGMT 412. Training and Development. 3 Credits.
This course trains students in one of the major components (employee training and development) for Human Resource professionals as well as managers. In doing so: students are introduced to the current state of employee training and development practices; acquire a basic understanding of key issues related to the structure, the methods, and the use of technology for the training of employees; and through readings, lectures, discussions, and presentations learn to apply learning theories in the development and implementation of a strategic employee training system. Prerequisite: MGMT 302 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. F.
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