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    May 29, 2023  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management | A.A.B.

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The Human Resource Management program provides students with the skills and knowledge of federal, state and local laws needed to effectively manage the employment-related issues of a company and its employees. Students will learn how to carefully hire employees, develop compensation and benefit plans, create employee training and development programs, implement plant safety and industrial hygiene programs and handle labor negotiations. Upon admission to Edison State, students presenting Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification, will receive academic credit for the following Business Management courses.  NOTE  Total credit earned through credit by examination is limited to 30 hours.

Introduction to Human Resources  
Staffing the Organization  
Compensation and Benefits   
Employee Training/Development  
Environmental Health & Safety    
Labor Relations  

Some possible careers include ►

HR assistant or generalist, interviewer, recruiter, trainer, labor relations, safety coordinator and salary and benefits administrator. 

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate skills in written and oral communication;
use good interpersonal skills and interact in a team environment;
demonstrate awareness of global world/economic/business issues;
analyze business case studies and outline appropriate recommendations;
distinguish the value of good ethical standards and their application to business;
demonstrate respect for cultural differences and differing points of view in the business environment;
demonstrate proficiency with business technology for both research and communication of marketing, business and accounting information;
apply and interpret international, federal, state and local laws on business operations;
identify the important components of the external environment of a business and explain how the environment influences change; and
understand, communicate and apply concepts in accounting, economics, finance, human resources and marketing.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications   3     ►Students who plan to transfer should take MTH 125S.
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication      3    
  ENG 121S Composition I    3    
  HRM 110S Introduction to Human Resources   3    
  Math Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 15      
  1To be chosen from MTH 119S or MTH 125S.         

Semester 2

  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting   4     ►Apply for scholarships and financial aid for next academic year.
►Visit Career Services to explore internship/career opportunities.
  BUS 110S Introduction to Business   3 C  
  BUS 223S Business Communication      3    
  CIT 232S Spreadsheets   3    
  HRM 211S Staffing the Organization    3    
  Credit Hours 16      

Semester 3

  CIT 236S Windows Based Database Processing    3     ►If planning internship, visit Career Services to draft resume.
►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.

  HRM 212S Compensation and Benefits   3    
  IMT 112S Environmental Health & Safety   3    
  MGT 219S Negotiated Decision Making     3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1To be chosen from PSY 121S or SOC 121S.  

Semester 4

  BUS 221S Principles of Organizational Behavior    3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
  BUS 235S Business Law   4    
  BUS 250S Business Capstone  OR  3    
  HRM 291L Internship Experience  AND     2    
  HRM 291R Internship Seminar   1    
  HRM 213S Employee Training/Development   3    
  Humanities Elective 1 3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.  

Total Credit Hours | 62

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