HRM 401 - Compensation & Benefits (4 Credit Hours)

This course is an in-depth examination of pay and benefit theories and practices. The course analyzes job evaluation techniques, salary surveys, individual and group performance-based pay, as well as insurance and pension plan administration.

Course Prerequisites - PF 121 or PF 321, ENG 120, COMM 150 or SPCH 100, PF 106, MATH 215, ENG 205, HRM 300

HRM 402 - Employee & Labor Relations (4 Credit Hours)

This course evaluates the current environment of employee and labor relations. Students will compare and distinguish the differences between employee relations and labor relations environments. Topics such as handbooks versus contracts, employee discipline versus grievance procedures, and workplace compliance laws, such as ADA, FMLA, sexual harassment, and the Civil Rights Act are discussed.

Course Prerequisites - PF 121 or PF 321, ENG 120, COMM 150 or SPCH 100, HRM 300

HRM 410 - Hum Res Mgmt Internship (1 Credit Hours)

This course provides qualified students with an opportunity to receive academic credit for supervised professional training and experience in an actual work environment. This Internship is an ongoing seminar between the student, the faculty member and the employment supervisor. It involves an Internship Application and Learning Agreement, periodic meetings with the faculty representative, professional experience at a level equivalent to other senior-level courses and submission of material as established in the Internship Application and Learning Agreement. Participation cannot be guaranteed for all applicants.

Course Prerequisites - BSAD 110 and See Academic Advisor

HRM 420 - Principles of Organizational Development (4 Credit Hours)

This course provides students with an overview of the emergence and development of organizational development as a field, processes for diagnosis and intervention, and basic skills needed to facilitate individual, small group, and organizational change. The course will also cover key concepts in organizational transformation, organizational development in global settings, and future directions in the field.

Course Prerequisites - PF 121 or PF 321, ENG 120, COMM 150 or SPCH 100, MGMT 325

HRM 495 - Strategic Human Resources Capstone (4 Credit Hours)

Capstone course for HRM majors. Investigates the strategic management process from the HR perspective. Topics include strategic HR, strategic alignment, balanced scorecard and competitive strategic analysis. Intensive use of case analysis, including a cross-functional senior practicum with students from Finance, Marketing and Management Information Systems majors.

Course Prerequisites - PF 121 or PF 321, ENG 120, COMM 150 or SPCH 100, HRM 300, HRM 301, HRM 302, HRM 401, HRM 402

HRM 499 - Independent Study - Hr Management (1 Credit Hours)

Independent studies courses allow students in good academic standing to pursue learning in areas not covered by the regular curriculum or to extend study in areas presently taught. Study is under faculty supervision and graded on either a Pass/No Credit or a letter grade basis. (See the "Independent Studies" section of the Academic Bulletin for more details.)

Course Prerequisites - See Academic Advisor

HRM 701 - Human Resource Management (4 Credit Hours)

This course provides a framework for an in-depth understanding of day-to-day, practical approaches/aspects of problems/challenges that impact the human resource management field. Topics include recruiting, hiring, training, retaining, rewarding, and promoting employees; compensation and benefits; employment planning, performance management systems, and succession planning; labor relations; and managing organizational relationships.

HRM 702 - Employee Rights, Responsibilities, Discp (4 Credit Hours)

The primary purpose of this course is to introduce the principle theories and practices in the area of employment and workplace law. Topics include the federal and state laws associated with hiring, firing and discipline, medical leave (including FMLA, ADA and worker's compensation), discrimination, harassment, immigration, labor law, unemployment compensation, workplace privacy. Additional topics may include workplace investigations, workplace violence and employment-related legal processes, including EEOC Charges and lawsuits.

Course Prerequisites - HRM 701 or PUAD 715

HRM 703 - Labor Relations: Process & Law (4 Credit Hours)

This course examines employment relations from a historical perspective including the creation and rise of unionism, the evolution of collective bargaining, recent civil rights acts affecting the workplace, and concludes by envisioning what the future may hold regarding employee, employer relations. Topics include the role and responsibilities of the HR manager with regard to employment relations, the legal framework of contract negotiations and administration through the lens of the National Labor Relations act and strategies and tactics used for union avoidance.

Course Prerequisites - HRM 701 or PUAD 715

HRM 704 - Performance Appraisal Systems (4 Credit Hours)

This course provides an in-depth understanding of performance appraisals and related issues. Topics focus on goal-setting, feedback and the rating process.

Course Prerequisites - HRM 701 or PUAD 715