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Human Resources Management

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Human Resources Management program is designed to provide skills necessary for careers in human resources management. The program is designed to provide students a series of courses with an emphasis in management and is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in human resources. Graduates may be employed in employment (recruiting, interviewing, and hiring), benefits administration, compensation, and employee relations.


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Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Academic Plan
Human Resources Management (CER)
Total Credits Required
Effective term
Spring 2021

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses required within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Evaluate current and historical trends in human resource management and human resource needs to develop a human resource plan. (MGT229, MGT251, MGT276, MGT286)
  • Solve basic mathematical problems including payroll, simple income tax, retirement, financial statements, and insurance. (GBS131, MAT112)
  • Apply current technology to specific business tasks. (CIS105, BPC110)
  • Create and use effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills. (GBS120)
  • Analyze legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies. (GBS205, MGT251, MGT276, MGT286)
  • Evaluate organizational structures and the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in a business setting. (MGT229, MGT276)
  • Apply basic principles and techniques of management to recruit, select, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate employees. (MGT229, MGT251, MGT276, MGT286)
  • Apply functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and risk to business situations. (MGT229, MGT251, MGT276, MGT286)
  • Critically evaluate the alternatives faced in business decision making to select the most effective and efficient solution. (GBS120, GBS205, MGT229, MGT251, MGT276, MGT286)
  • Evaluate and develop compensation plans. (MGT251, MGT276, MGT286)
Career Opportunities
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)3
GBS205Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business3
GBS131Business Calculations (3) OR
MAT112Mathematical Concepts and Applications (3) OR
Satisfactory completion of higher level Mathematics course3
GBS120Workplace Communication Skills3
MGT229Management and Leadership I3
MGT251Human Relations in Business3
MGT276Personnel/Human Resources Management3
MGT286Human Resource Employment Management3
Course Sequence by Term
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Free Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits

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