The Human Resource Management Track prepares students for entry-level positions in
the human resource field and related occupations.
64-67 Credit Hours
Upon completion of this track, the graduate can:
- Describe the human resource manager’s job responsibilities in successfully completing
the staffing function.
- Describe various aspects of federal and state legislation affecting human resource
- Evaluate human resource planning methods, sources of job candidates and the various
steps of the selection process.
- Evaluate different compensation methods, prepare payroll records, compute payroll
deductions and complete payroll entries using both a manual and computerized accounting
- Describe the components of performance appraisal systems, training and development
activities and the establishment of a safe work environment.
- Demonstrate an understanding of employee rights, discipline issues and labor relations.
- Describe the role of the supervisor and his/her responsibilities as it relates to
the planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling activities in a modern
- Explain methods used for the improvement of productivity, the supervision of groups,
the management of change and conflict and the establishment of total quality management
principles of today’s organizations.
- Identify the different skills necessary for effective and ethical supervision.
- Utilize problem-solving and decision-making skill techniques.
Choose one of the following Oral Communications courses (3.0 credit hours)
- COM 181 - Basic Public Speaking
- COM 252 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Choose one of the following Social Behavioral Sciences courses (9.0 credit hours)
- ECO 101 - Contemporary Economic Issues
- ECO 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
- ECO 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
Choose one of the following Quantitative Reasoning Courses (3.0 credit hours)
Choose one of the following Heritage/Humanities Courses (3.0 credit hours)
- HIS 101 - World Civilization I
- HIS 108 - History of the US through 1865
- HIS 109 - History of the United States Since 1865
- ART 100 - Introduction to Art
- MUS 100 - Introduction to Music
- REL 130 - Introduction to Religion
Choose one of the following Natural Sciences Courses (3.0 credit hours)
- BIO 112 - Introduction to Biology
- BIO 113 - Introduction to Biology Lab
- BIO 137 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- BIO 139 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- CHE 120 - Chemistry in Society
- PHY 171 - Applied Physics
Human Resource Management Option Courses
- BAS 274 - Human Resource Management (3.00 Credit Hours)
- BAS 287 - Supervisory Management (3.00 Credit Hours)
- ACT 196 - Payroll Accounting (3.00 Credit Hours)
- Choose three courses from the following Approved Technical Courses (9.0 credit
- BAS 284 - Applied Management Skills
- BAS 288 - Personal and Organizational Leadership
- BAS 290 - Management, Ethics, and Society
- OST 275 - Office Management
- QMS 101 - Introduction to Quality Systems
- QMS 201 - Customer Service Improvement Skills
* Courses cannot be duplicated from the core
* Students may select other technical courses approved by the Business Administration
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- Courses chosen to satisfy General Education requirements must be selected from an approved
list which may be found in the KCTCS catalog at https://kctcs.edu/Degrees_Training/Catalog/.
- A course used to fulfill one category cannot be used to fulfill another category.
- Transitional courses (courses numbered 001-099) cannot be used to satisfy graduation