HRM 200 - Human Resources Management 3 credits
This is a survey course that helps students understand various elements to be addressed in managing an organization’s most important resource, its employees.
Students learn about areas such as manpower need determination, recruiting and hiring, EEO/AA, leading work groups, and evaluating and improving performance.
HRM 310 - Training and Development 3 credits; Offered fall semesterPrerequisite: Sophomore or higher class standing
This course emphasizes how to determine training needs and design training sessions that are interesting and effective. Material is also applicable to creating and making important presentations to peers and bosses as well as subordinates.
HRM 319 - Compensation and Beneﬁt Administration 3 creditsPrerequisite: BUS 120
Students examine the establishment and administration of compensation and benefit programs. Topics include salary surveys, job descriptions, and benefit analysis (health, life, pension, profit sharing, etc.).
HRM 322 - Labor Relations 3 creditsPrerequisite: BUS 120 or permission of instructor
This course examines the relationship of employees and their managers. Guest lecturers, case studies, award-winning documentaries, and texts are used to generate learning about such topics as current events in labor relations, why strikes occur, and different responses management can take toward efforts to unionize their companies. Students form teams and learn about contract negotiations in simulated collective bargaining sessions.
HRM 324 - International Management 3 credits; Offered fall semesterPrerequisite: BUS 120
This course focuses on how international management differs from domestic management. Students gain an overall perspective on international management, learn about issues in international planning, study the function of international human resources management, and learn how to manage and lead people in international organizations.
HRM 415 - Staffing 3 credits; Offered fall semester
An organization’s most important resource is its people. Managers and their organizations can only be as good as their people. In today’s highly competitive environment, careers can be made or broken based on how effectively managers and their organizations conduct the staffing process.
Having the right staff effects how managers/leaders experience the workplace everyday. At the heart of this process is an attempt to form matches between people and jobs that result in an effective, satisfied workforce. This course teaches students the staffing activities that result in good person/job matches that help create productive, positive work environments. A must for those who want to advance their careers by having the right people working for them.
HRM 424 - Organization Change and Development 3 creditsPrerequisite: BUS 120 and upperclass standing
This course teaches specific strategies and approaches for planned, sustained efforts to improve an organization’s culture and the lives of its workers.
Students learn to diagnose and analyze sources of problems in organizations. This is an important course given today’s new business environment that emphasizes organizational ﬂexibility and change as a key survival strategy. Students, working in teams, apply their learning by facilitating change in a mock real-world work group.
HRM 453 - Human Resources Management Seminar 3 credits; Offered spring semesterPrerequisite: Open only to human resources management majors
Students work alone or with a partner to develop a human resources department for a fictitious company. The different functions and activities of an HR department are discussed in detail as students determine the make-up, policies, and procedures that are best suited for the company and its culture.