Total Hours Needed to Graduate:
120 Hours

Human Resource Management Major

36 Hours
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COURSE TITLE
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HRM 3010
Staffing Human Resources
3

Studies the challenges of a comprehensive staffing model that identifies all the key components of staffing, external influences, and staffing system management. Major areas covered are the staffing model, external influences (economic, laws and regulations), staffing strategy and planning, job analysis, measurement, external and internal recruitment, selection, decision making, and the final match.

HRM 3110
Compensating Human Resources
3

Examines a variety of compensation methods and their relationships to organizational strategies, pay structures, and employee performance. Topics include total rewards, design of pay levels, benefit options, compensating special groups, cost management, and administration.

HRM 3150
Performance Management of Human Resources
3

Provides a comprehensive analysis of how human resource management facilitates the process of how employees are evaluated within an organization through the development of appraisal systems, measurement tools, and the roles of feedback and coaching training and development. This course will also examine how the functions of human resources align with the organization's core values, goals and strategy while supporting an organization in the execution of its mission and vision and how to while measuring human resources effectiveness.

Corequisite(s):
HRM 3410

HRM 3410
Training and Developing Human Resources
3

Examines the various aspects of training and development of employees in the workforce. Covered topics include: orientation, strategic training, needs assessments, learning theories, new training technologies, employee career development, and career management.

HRM 4010
Human Resources and Employment Law
3

Provides an introduction to employment law and labor law for a non-legal professional in human resource management and/or labor relations.

Prerequisite(s):
LAW 2110

HRM 4150
Human Resource Information Systems and Metrics
3

Studies all aspects of using HR data and analytics for enterprise management and decision making. Includes analysis of data needs for selection and management of HRIS software. Also explores various quantitative and qualitative metrics including trend and ratio analysis, yield rations, ROI, absenteeism, turnover, EVA, benchmarking, HR scorecards, and forecasting.

Corequisite(s):
MGT 3210

HRM 4350
International Human Resource Management
3

Examines how global human resource management practices within a global context is distinctive from domestic human resource management. Students will analyze the challenges that multinational corporations are confronted with, which include cultural, political, social, and legal issues; the level of managerial skill and education; technological development in the host country. Issues such as expatriation versus local management, selecting and preparing for international assignments, cultural adaptation at the individual and system level, and the influence of globalization on future HRM practices are also examined.

HRM 4510
Employee and Labor Relations
3

Studies all aspects of effective employee and labor relations including managing organizational culture and retention, employee motivation and rewards, employee engagement, conflict management and dispute resolution, employee discipline and terminations, union/management relations, the collective bargaining process, negotiation skills, grievance management, and unfair labor practices.

Prerequisite(s):
HRM 4010

HRM 4910
Strategic Human Resource Management
3

Focuses on the way strategies can be formed and enacted in organizations and on the internal and external environmental contexts from which human resource strategies emerge. Students will be given the opportunity to enhance their analytical skills in organizational analysis and strategic thinking through case studies. Students will be provided with opportunities to synthesize managerial strategy issues with HRM processes, in a considered and reflective manner. This is the capstone course in the Human Resource Management program.

Prerequisite(s):
HRM 4010

Corequisite(s):
HRM 4350

MGT 3310
Applied Leadership
3

Examines a variety of leadership and management styles and their application. Emphasis is on problem-solving, collaboration, managing resources, ethical behavior, using appropriate leadership style, team-building, and characteristics of effective leadership.

WRKBS2010
Work Experience
3

Provides a 120-hour learning experience in an appropriate work environment structured to allow students to develop skills and gain training in their major field. Program completion based on Associate or Bachelor requirements may vary between programs. There may be certain course requirements that require completion prior to enrolling in the work experience course. *Note: Students in the BBA would take this as their first required work experience.

Prerequisite(s):
MGT 1010

WRKBS4010
Work Experience
3

Provides a 120-hour learning experience in an appropriate work environment structured to allow students to develop skills and gain training in their major field. Program completion based on Associate or Bachelor requirements may vary between programs. There may be certain course requirements that require completion prior to enrolling in the work experience course. *Note: Students in the BBA would take this course as their 2nd required work experience.

Prerequisite(s):
WRKBS2010

Business Requirements

54 Hours
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COURSE TITLE
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ACC 1010
Principles of Accounting I
3

Introduces students to the concepts of financial accounting, including the completion of the accounting cycle, preparation of the financial statements, and detailed coverage of cash, receivables, inventory, fixed assets and liabilities.

Corequisite(s):
MTH 1050 OR MTH 1110

ACC 1020
Principles of Accounting II
3

Enables the students to prepare, evaluate, and use accounting data as an introduction to the accounting profession. The mechanics of financial accounting and the overall effect of accounting procedures on published financial statements are examined in detail. Alternative accounting procedures and their impacts on the financial statements are also examined. Coverage includes extensive examination of the accounting equation as well as the accounting process as it relates to receivables, inventory, fixes assets, and bonds payable.

Prerequisite(s):
ACC 1010

BUS 2110
Business Analytics
3

Introduces the data analysis process and the role of business decision making. Explores qualitative and quantitative data, data vs. information, data research, relevance, validity, business intelligence tools, ethical and legal implications of data analysis, data integrity, primary and secondary data, MAIP (Measurement Analysis, Interpretation Presentation) and ethical and legal implications of data analysis.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1010, MGT 1010, MTH 1050 OR ENG 1010, MGT 1010, MTH 1110

ECN 2010
Principles of Macroeconomics
3

Provides an introduction to aggregate economic issues to include inflation, unemployment, and Gross Domestic Product (GDP); economic theories; market system; and the role of government.

ECN 2110
Principles of Microeconomics
3

Examines the functions of individual business decision making, market structures, market failures, and the role of government within the economy.

ELECTIVES
Business Electives
15

FIN 1010
Personal Finance
3

Provides a balanced exposure to development and understanding the various aspects involved in managing one's personal finance.

FIN 3010
Principles of Finance
3

Covers working capital management, capital budgeting issues, a study of the time value of money, financial statement analyses, valuation of financial instruments, term structure of interest rates, and analyses of short- and long-term capital markets.

Prerequisite(s):
ACC 1020, MTH 1050 OR ACC 1020, MTH 1110

LAW 2110
Business Law
3

Provides students with an introduction to the legal issues inherent in dynamic business environments. Topics covered include the legal system, including an examination of constitutional law; business torts; contracts; intellectual property; criminal law; and the ethical considerations for business decision making.

MGT 1010
Introduction to Business
3

Provides a basic understanding of many aspects of business through an overview of the changing business environment, the roles of small businesses, entrepreneurs, and the importance of customer relations, management, and marketing. Financial management, accounting and banking will also be discussed.

MGT 3010
Principles of Management
3

Provides an understanding of leadership styles, the managerial process, organizational resources and how to use them, various motivation/behavior theories, conflict management, and implementing and supporting changes. Students will compare different leadership styles and apply them in case scenarios, role plays and other group/team activities involving topics such as: change, employee behavior, conflict, ethics, decision making and managing resources.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1010, MGT 1010

MGT 3210
Management Information Systems
3

Explores the role of information systems in organizations. This course covers the major types of information systems and the impact that these systems have on organizations, including how information systems improve decision making and support the business strategy. Information system development and planning are covered, as well as information security and the challenges of future technology changes.

MKT 1110
Principles of Marketing
3

Examines the essentials of an introductory course than can be either a survey course or a prerequisite to more advanced marketing studies. Study includes product identification, positioning and pricing strategies, consumer need identification and making the connection between consumer needs and product advertising, basic distribution strategies, and some of the decision-making tools at the disposal of the marketing manager. This course is recommended as a first course for marketing majors.

MTH 2750
Statistical Methods
3

Focuses on data interpretation and practical application of introductory level statistics. Emphasizes a conceptual understanding of the use of statistics in various fields, including the ability to interpret results. Topics include development and analysis of descriptive statistics, inferential statistics (bivariate), and regression analysis. Students determine appropriate statistical methods, calculate basic statistical values, and analyze/interpret data sets including statistical software study results. The combination of MTH 1050 Quantitative Reasoning I or MTH 1110 College Algebra I with MTH 2750 Statistical Methods satisfies the Statistics Pathway.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1050 OR MTH 1110

General Education Requirements

30 Hours
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COURSE TITLE
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ELECTIVE
General Education Elective
3

ENG 1010
College Composition I
3

Emphasizes academic writing by reading and thinking critically to strengthen essential communication skills through the use of the writing process. Various assignments focus on summary and response, analysis, and informative writing. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

ENG 1020
College Composition II
3

Continues developing students' critical thinking and writing skills through reading and argumentative writing. Emphasizes academic writing to articulate the relationships among language, knowledge, and power. Various assignments focus on position, argument analysis, and argumentative proposal. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1010

HUM 4010
Philosophy of Ethics
3

Identifies and analyzes ethical situations in modern society. Examines the philosophical foundations for personal and professional ethics.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1020

SOC 3210
Cultural Diversity
3

Examines the social construction of groups based on race, ethnicity and national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, and able-bodiedness. Sociological (as well as psychological, historical, economic, and anthropological) perspectives are applied to concepts such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, racial and ethnic identity, racial formation, power and privilege, assimilation and pluralism, and tolerance. Emphasis is on increasing knowledge, personal awareness, and sensitivity.

SPK 2010
Oral Communication
3

Develops confidence and skill in many facets of oral communication. Students explore diverse topics and formats, using organization, research, and technology to deliver effective oral presentation.

Choose One MTH Group: A or B

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