Human Resource Management (HRM)

Department of Management

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

HRM 390.  Special Group Studies in Business   1-3 credit hours

Repeatable with departmental consent. Prerequisites: junior standing, advanced standing.

HRM 466.  Fundamentals of Human Resource Management   3 credit hours

An analysis of the functions of human resource management, including human resource planning, recruiting, selection, appraisal of performance, training, compensation systems, employee/labor relations, and workplace health, safety and security. Ethical issues in these functions are included. Covers relevant economic, regulatory and global influences on human resource management. Prerequisite: junior standing. Business students should have advanced standing.

HRM 481.  Cooperative Education   1-3 credit hours

An academic program that expands a student's learning experiences through paid employment in a supervised educational work setting related to the student's major field of study or career focus. Repeatable for credit. Graded Cr/NCr. Prerequisites: junior standing, advanced standing, 2.250 GPA.

HRM 481N.  Internship   1-3 credit hours

Complements and enhances the student's academic program by providing an opportunity to apply and acquire knowledge in a workplace environment as an intern. Graded Cr/NCr. Prerequisite: departmental consent.

HRM 491.  Independent Study/Project   1-3 credit hours

Courses may be of two general types. The first consists of doing research, readings or other scholarly investigation in a subject area that is coordinated by a faculty member. The topic and scope would be mutually agreeable to the student and the faculty member. The second consists of doing a specific project for an organization, which might require the student to do research. The student may be embedded in an organization (either with or without pay) and under the direction of an organizational representative and a faculty member in order to accomplish a specific project. In either case, the course cannot be used to substitute for a regular departmental course. Repeatable for credit. Graded Cr/NCr. Prerequisites: 2.750 GPA in the academic area, junior standing, advanced standing, departmental consent.

HRM 665.  Employment Law   3 credit hours

Legal issues involved in hiring and employment, including lawful hiring practices, discrimination and harassment law, performance reviews, termination, labor laws, labor relations and other legal issues. Prerequisite: junior standing.

HRM 666.  Human Resource Staffing   3 credit hours

Analysis of all phases of the selection process as implemented in private and public sector organizations. Includes an analysis of the impact of federal and state anti-discrimination legislation on selection practices as well as human resource planning, recruiting, job analysis, and selection techniques including testing and interviewing. Validation of selection techniques is covered. Prerequisites: HRM 466, junior standing. Business students should have advanced standing.

HRM 668.  Compensation   3 credit hours

Approaches to compensation processes in organizations. Discusses job evaluation techniques, wage level and wage structure determination, individual performance analysis, individual wage rate decisions, incentive plans and benefits. Considers the legal constraints on compensation practices. Prerequisites: HRM 466, junior standing. Business students should have advanced standing.

HRM 669.  Training and Development   3 credit hours

Analyzes the training and development function as applied in private and public sector organizations. Considers the role of training and development in today's business environment, needs assessment, learning objectives, learning theory, instructional methods and techniques, and evaluation of training effectiveness. Prerequisites: HRM 466, junior standing. Business students should have advanced standing.

HRM 690.  Seminar in Selected Topics   1-5 credit hours

Repeatable with departmental consent. Prerequisites: HRM 466 or instructor's consent, junior standing, advanced standing.

HRM 750.  Workshop in Human Resources   1-4 credit hours

Prerequisite: junior standing.