The Human Resource Management Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions
in the human resource field and related occupations.
18 Credit Hours
Upon completion of this certificate, 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 from one of the following technical courses
- 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
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