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Human Resource Management (HRM) Courses

Upper Division

HRM 305 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F,S,SU). 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 employment and labor law and the effective application of these principles. Issues such as employment-at-will, employment discrimination, fair labor standards, organizing campaigns, and unfair labor practices are discussed. Construction management majors need permission to enroll. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, BUS 202, ENGL 102, or PERM/CHAIR.

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. Construction management majors need permission to enroll. PREREQ: Admission to COBE, BUS 202, ENGL 102, or PERM/CHAIR.

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/CHAIR.

HRM 408 EMPLOYEE STAFFING AND TRAINING (3-0-3)(F,S). Current trends in selection and training are covered. Includes 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 (V-V-V)(F,S,SU). 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.