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BUS 221 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

BUS 221 – Human Resource Management

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  BUS 221 Human Resource Management

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in BUS 201

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course focuses on the background and operating concepts underlying the management of human resources in business and public organizations. It examines the critical issues in human resources including employment, wage and salary administration, training and development, employee and labor relations, and accident prevention. Emphasis is placed on the findings of the behavioral sciences as applied to personnel administration.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. describe the human resources management functions;
  2. identify and discuss legal issues that affect employment;
  3. describe the recruitment and hiring process; and
  4. explain the relationship between labor and management.