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Human Resource Management

The major in human resource management has been designed to specifically meet the needs of those who are managing people in human resource departments and other related areas. A curriculum emphasizing management and specific employment practices is taught by experienced professionals and will prepare students for human resource management careers, as well as the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification. this degree also prepares students to continue studies at the graduate level in HRM or for a JD (Juris Doctorate).

Learning Outcomes

The Human Resource Management major equips students to:

  • Understand the principles of Human Resource Management from a Christian perspective.
  • Identify key concepts of the process of research, including the research problem, tools of research, and quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Increase personal sensitivity to cultural differences, religious diversity, gender and special needs through assigned experiential exercises to better understand and communicate in the world of work.
  • Understand the key technological challenges and issues related to information systems specific to human resource management.
  • Identify with major competencies needed to prepare to the Society of Human Resource Management certification.
  • Understand the theory and psychology related to the human resource management process, legal implications and compliance issues.
  • Understand the extent of the employer's responsibility to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Recognize differences in compensation opportunities for employees in varying levels in the organization.
  • Understand the contract negotiations process and the collective bargaining agreement process.
  • Increase awareness of training and development in various industrial organizations.
  • Employ Christian ethics and sound moral judgment and leadership principles in the human resource management process.

Core Requirements

Required = 45 Hours

  • 3 LDB322 Managerial Communications
  • 3 LDB392 Research Methods
  • 3 LDB357 Principles of Management and Leadership
  • 3 LDB481 Faith and Life Issues
  • 3 HRM330 Theory and Practice of Training and Development
  • 3 HRM351 Human Resource Management
  • 3 HRM353 Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management
  • 3 HRM374 Safety and Organizational Wellness
  • 3 HRM441 Employee and Labor Relations
  • 3 HRM425 Employee Benefits and Compensation Management
  • 3 HRM456 Workforce Diversity
  • 3 HRM309 Communications for the Human Resource Professional
  • 3 HRM327 Theory and Principles of Testing and Evaluation
  • 3 HRM350 Management Information Systems for Human Resources
  • 2 HRM455 Senior Human Resource Management Seminar
  • 1 HRM496 Human Resource Management Learning Outcome Portfolio

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