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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Human Resource Management M.A.

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This degree prepares students for careers in human resource management, personnel administration training and/or human resource planning. The core requirements provide exposure to workforce planning, quality of work life, human resource development and the legal environment of personnel. The degree requirements consists of a minimum of 36 hours, plus a maximum of  one course (3 foundation hours).

Degree Requirements

Foundation Requirements

Foundation Requirements
BAPA 5031 Survey of Business Principles
Credit Hours: 3

 Major Requirements (30 hours)

Major Requirements
HMRS 5131 Human Resource Management Processes
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 5231 Legal Environment of Human Resource Management I
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 5433 Compensation and Benefits
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 5435 Employee Planning, Staffing and Selection
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 5437 Human Resource Information Systems
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 5531 Training and Development
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 5533 HR Metrics and Performance Management
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 6735 Seminar in Human Resource Management
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 5032 Human Behavior in Organizations
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 6331 Organizational Development
Credit Hours: 3

Additional Information

MGMT 5133 may be substituted for MGMT 5032. 

Elective Courses (6 hours)

Elective Courses (6 hours) 
Choose two course from the list:
ACCT 5131 Accounting for Administrative Control
Credit Hours: 3
ACCT 5531 International Accounting
Credit Hours: 3
BAPA 5131 The Global Environment of Business
Credit Hours: 3
DSCI 5431 Management Science and Operations
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 5235 Project Management for HMRS
Credit Hours: 3
HMRS 6739 Internship in Human Resources
Credit Hours: 3
INST 5333 Systematic Design of Technology-Based Instruction
Credit Hours: 3
INST 6337 Motivational Design of Instruction
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 5332 Labor Relations
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 5636 Management of Technology
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 6332 International Management
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 6334 Global Sustainability and Strategic Advantage
Credit Hours: 3