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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2022-2023 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management, A.A.S.

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Human Resource Management (225)
Associate in Applied Science Degree

This program provides practical and theoretical knowledge in the area of human resource management for those presently employed and those who desire initial training in preparation for employment in the field.  Courses provide skill development in all facets of human resource operations and communications, with an emphasis in employment law, labor relations, strategic leadership management, staffing, training and development, compensation and current human resource issues. The student will also develop the basic computer skills needed by supervisors.  A graduate of this program may seek employment as a Human Resource Office Administrator, Compensation Analyst, Employee Relations Manager, Organizational Development Specialist, Payroll Specialist, Recruiter, Staffing Specialist and Training Coordinator. NOTE: Students enrolled in BUSN 213, HRM Practicum, may be required by their practicum site employer to sign a confidentiality agreement and/or pass a criminal background check.

Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Some courses require another course to be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.

Program Competencies 

The student/graduate will be able to:

  • Apply employment laws to various business situations.
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to interpret human performance management skills.
  • Apply labor relations concepts and principles to a collective bargaining situation.
  • Communicate effectively in a human resources environment.

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