Human Resources Major Courses
Accounting for Business Operations |
Full Degree Catalog
Introduces operating activities of business. Emphasis on using income statements to plan and evaluate the operations of a for-profit entity.
Focuses on inflationary consequences of monetary and fiscal policies designed to eliminate poverty and unemployment, significance of money and government deficits on attainment of goals of high employment and economic growth in a non-inflationary environment and role of the dollar in international trade.
College Algebra |
College Algebra emphasizes problem solving techniques using algebraic concepts. The focus of the course is directed toward exploring how algebra is used in the social and physical sciences. Topics covered include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations, and inequalities, functions and graphs, systems of linear equations, exponential and logarithmic equations, composition and inverse functions.
Study of the role of prices in allocating and developing scarce resources to meet the needs and demands of consumers, the impact of the profit motive on business size and efficiency, the economic power of large-scale business firms, the interplay of private and public choice through price controls, business regulation and taxation.
Business Statistics |
Focuses on basic methods of research design and analysis of data including descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include mean, median, mode, frequency distribution, range standard, deviation, probabilities of sampling selection, Z-value, T-value, regression and correlation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance and Chi-square analysis.
Business Ethics |
Introduces development of personal and group norms required for work places. Topics include moral reasoning in business, employee rights and responsibilities of corporations.
Employment Law and Policies |
Examines development and continuing changes in legislative and judicial influence on the workplace. Special emphasis given to NLRB, OSHA, EEOC, and DOL agencies.
Human Resources Administration |
Focuses on process and management of personnel function including task specialization, selection and placement, development and training, collective bargaining, appraisal, and compensation.
Employment and Staffing |
Investigation of policies and procedures used for effective employment and staffing, consideration of external and internal recruitment, selection procedures, internal staffing process, application of job design, and analysis as related to procedures of employment.
Compensation and Benefits |
Examines human resource functions of salary dministration, job evaluation, compensation, legal requirements, and benefit designs (including medical, life, retirement, and flexible benefits). Emphasis on role of compensation and benefits in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees
Training and Development |
Studies current principles and practices in personnel planning, employee training and development. Topics include skill assessment, recognition of organizational and individual needs, and establishing learning objectives and methodologies.
Seminar in Applied Human Resources |
Capstone course that guides student in the integration of functional content areas in the field of professional human resources. Addresses human resource issues and applies human resource theories and techniques to problems and cases through a process of decision-making.
Planning and Budgeting |
Overview of basic financial systems used in business settings. Includes business planning and budgeting tools and models such as balance sheets, income statements, cash flow analysis, time value of money concepts and project planning techniques.
Behavior in Organizations |
Study of human behavior in work organizations. Focuses on individual satisfaction and motivation as related to organizational structure, nature of task and locus of power. Topics include small group formation, maintenance, organizational conflict, communications and leadership.