Minor in Human Resource Business Partner {22-23}

Human Resource Business Partner Minor

This minor enhances a student's comprehension and knowledge of the function of Human Resource Management within a business setting, assuring that this most instrumental resource (people!) is fully and effectively utilized, assuring both business and employee success. This minor acknowledges the multi-faceted business education that students receive through the Paseka School of Business and addresses the inter-relatedness of all business functions in the achievement of strategic business objectives through the utilization of human resources.

Admission Requirements

This certificate is only available to School of Business majors or graduates and MGMT 440 Human Resource Management has the prerequisite of MGMT 260 and POL 321 Employment Law has a prerequisite of ACCT 280.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To provide students with an understanding of the basic human resource management functions including the strategic planning, acquisition, development and compensation of employees in a complex business organization.
  • To provide students with an understanding of the legal requirements, challenges and compliance issues involved in the management of human resources within an organization.
  • Students will understand the role and inter-relatedness of the organization’s human resources activities in the attainment of organizational objectives.
  • To ensure students can appreciate and develop human resource related metrics and to understand and communicate the impact of these metrics on organizational success to relevant stakeholders.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to apply and/or explore various concepts and techniques utilized by human resource managers.
  • To expose students to issues and ethical challenges associated with the management of people in a complex social setting that is under relentless change and competitive pressures.

Core Requirements ( 15 credits )

MGMT 440 Human Resource Management (3) (prereq of MGMT 260)
MGMT 442 Compensation & Benefits (3) (prereq MGMT 440)
POL 321 Employment Law (3) (prereq ACCT 280)

Restricted Electives ( 6 credits )

Choose 2 courses from the list below:

COMM 317 Training & Development (3)
COMM 376 Crisis Communications (3)
MGMT 451 Organizational Behavior (3)
MGMT 456 Project Management in Business (3)
MGMT 469 HR-Related Internship (1-12)
OM 393 Occupational Safety & Health (3)