HRM – Human Resource Management
Upper-division courses in the Department of Management (those with a course number 300 or higher) provide higher-level instruction to students who have the skills necessary to perform at this level. In addition to fulfilling the specific prerequisites listed and meeting the general university requirements for junior standing, every student admitted to a course is expected: to communicate clearly and correctly so that assignments such as term papers and presentations can be completed effectively, to organize and solve problems using the techniques of intermediate level high school algebra, to use a microcomputer for simple word processing and spreadsheet applications.
HRM 305 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). Overview and application of the major human resource management functions: selection and placement, compensation and benefits, training and development, employee and labor relations, health, safety, and security, and strategic management practices. Legal, motivational, international, merger and acquisition, and human resource information system issues are included. PREREQ: Junior Standing.
HRM 330 HUMAN RESOURCE LAW (3-0-3)(F/S). The general principles of the law and the effective application of these principles. Such issues as organizing campaigns, unfair labor practices, picketing, work stoppages, and the mechanism of conflict resolution are discussed. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or Construction Management major, ENGL 102 and GENBUS 202.
HRM 340 EMPLOYEE AND LABOR RELATIONS (3-0-3)(F/S). History, structure, policies, and operations of labor unions, the functioning of industrial relations activities within organizations, and important concepts and terminology in labor management relations. Contract administration is emphasized with a focus on the day-to-day relationships. International comparisons are made. PREREQ: Admission to COBE or Construction Management major, ENGL 102 and GENBUS 202.
HRM 406 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS (3-0-3)(F/S). Implementation, administration, maintenance, and control of a comprehensive compensation program. Job analysis, job evaluation, pricing of jobs, supplemental benefits, incentive plans, performance appraisal, variable pay, and international compensation issues are included. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, HRM 305 or PERM/INST.
HRM 408 EMPLOYEE STAFFING AND TRAINING (3-0-3)(S). Current trends in selection and training, measurement of individual differences for decision making in hiring, promoting, training, and dismissal; evaluation of HRM processes and systems; formal and informal training program design; and evaluation of training effectiveness. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, HRM 305.
HRM 493 INTERNSHIP (number of credits varies). Internship credits are earned in supervised fieldwork specifically related to a student’s major. To enroll in 493, a student must have attained a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher. No more than 12 internship credits may be used to meet degree requirements or university graduation requirements. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, PERM/INST.