Human Resource Coursework
HRM-3300 Business Ethics, Labor Relations, Safety & Health
Exploration of the workplace relationship between the employer and employee. It further studies relationships and working conditions that balance employer and employee needs and rights in support of the organization’s strategic goals and values.
HRM-3000 Total Rewards: It’s More Than Your Money
Consideration of the concept of total rewards as a strategy to reach business objectives. The components of total rewards and the tools available to an employer that may be used to attract, motivate and retain employees will be covered within the framework of designing a total rewards plan.
HRM-4000 Human Resource Analytics for Business Decisions
An overview of Human Resource analytics and their relationship to a company reaching its strategic goals. Through the systematic collection, analysis and interpretation of data, business decision-making and planning are enhanced. The HR professional must understand the business to add value and make a meaningful impact to the bottom line.
HRM-3100 Strategic HRM Management and Planning
Examining the HR professional’s role in contributing to the strategic plan of the organization. Understanding how professionals work closely with senior leaders to develop effective HR operations that align with business goals and objectives. An exploration of today’s competitive global marketplace and effective planning is covered. Learning about the development of a vision and mission and how HR is a partner in executing and delivering meaningful results is addressed.
HRM-4700 Workforce Planning
This course provides an overview of the Human Resource business cycles and the role of an HR professional as an internal consultant. Good workforce planning and the multiple impacts on a business are reviewed. The process used to generate business intelligence to inform the business of the current, transition and future impact of the external and internal environment is examined. Learning how HR must ensure the right people with the right skills are in the right roles will be presented. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all courses required for the HRM major.
CSOC-4000 Diversity in the Workplace
This course provides an understanding of diversity and the role of culture in today’s business environment. Students will improve cross-cultural communication and skill while developing strategies to utilize diversity as a positive force
CMGT-4030 Human Resources Development
An overview of human resource training and development, alignment of organizational goals and employees’ goals, maintaining a learning-oriented workforce, individual career planning and development activities, performance appraisal and motivation
OMP-4431 Principals of Management
This course is designed as an introductory study and analysis of the management process from the general manager’s perspective. As such, a broad overview of management topics is undertaken: corporate culture, managing in a global environment, managing ethics and social responsibility, managerial decision-making, organizational design and structure, and motivating employees. The emphasis of the course is on the skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage an organization.
OMP-4440 Human Resources Management
Personnel function, development and organizational structure. Developing job descriptions, personnel planning and forecasting, internal and external recruitment, personnel selection and orientation, legal aspects of personnel. Employee benefits and costs, performance appraisal and discipline, labor relations, unions and negotiation.
OMP-4000 Group and Organizational Dynamics
Small group communication, dealing with positive feedback, principles of small discussions. Project planning, managing people, small group participation, re-engineering organizations. Understanding interpersonal communications, brainstorming process, decision-making and conflict resolution, and diagnosing group effectiveness.
OMP-4020 Systems Approach to Organizational Change
Nature and meaning of systems, boundaries and environments, mission statements, organizational structures, relationships, rewards, power and procedures. Diagnosing problems in organizations. Preparing for, implementing and managing change..
OMP-4040 Employment Law
Focuses on American law pertaining to private sector labor problems. Case studies in sexual harassment, unfair labor practices, Title VII and the legal ramifications of decisions in the business community.
General Education Courses
- Communication 9 cr
- Humanities 9 cr
- Social and Behavioral Sciences, including Macroeconomics 9 cr
- Natural Sciences, one biological science and one physical science 7-8 cr
- Mission-specific: Theology 6 cr
- Mathematics, must be above intermediate algebra 3 cr
- Health and Wellness, and Multicultural Program Support 5 cr
For a listing of General Education and elective courses, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.