CURRICULUM GUIDE

Human Resource Management
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0712  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Human resource managers serve as a link between management and employees. 
They help management make effective use of employees' skills, and help
employees find satisfaction in their jobs and working conditions.  Graduates
of this program are involved with recording and evaluating information, such
as job experience, education, skills, qualifications, and job performance;
providing information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages,
opportunities for promotion, and employee benefits; maintaining job files on
employees; administering various employee benefits; collecting and analyzing
labor market data; and employee selection and training.  Not all courses in
this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should
see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Business Department, Old Central Building, Room 210, telephone
number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 42 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3
LABR 204    Employment Law for Managers                                      3
MGMT 200    Creative Thinking for Business                                   3
MGMT 223    Developing Supervisory Skills                                    3
MGMT 224    Human Resource Management                                        3
MGMT 225    Principles of Management                                         3
MGMT 227    Training/Development for Busn                                    3
MGMT 228    Organizational Behavior                                          3
MGMT 229    Compensation Management                                          3
MGMT 231    Team Development                                                 3
MGMT 234    Diversity in the Workplace                                       3
MGMT 237    Managing/Continual Improvement                                   3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 19-24 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                           7-9 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Specialty Related (See Notes 2 and 5)                 9-11 Credits
LABR 200    Intro to Labor Relations                                         3
LABR 201    Labor Negotiation/Contract Adm                                   3
LABR 203    Labor Law                                                        3
LEGL 215    Busn Law I, Basic Principles                                     3
MGMT 101    Management Special Topics (See Note 3)                           1
MGMT 150    Managing Customer Relations                                      3
MGMT 239    Time and Stress Management                                       3
MGMT 280    Management Internship                                            3
MGMT 235    Independent Study/Management                                   1-3
MGMT 300    Leading for Possibility                                          3
MGMT 304    Organizational Development                                       3
MGMT 329    Adv Mgmt Communication Skills                                    3
MGMT 337    Human Resource Mgmt Skills                                       3
MGMT 345    Context and Transformation                                       3
MKTG 119    Mktg/Manage Your Profess Image                                   3
MKTG 229    Public Relations                                                 2

CHOICE 3:   Computer Related (See Note 4)                          3-4 Credits

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   61

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
2.    Students may also choose a maximum of 2 credits total from the T.I.M.E.
      Series (course codes MGMT 240 through MGMT 279).
3.    MGMT 101 maybe taken up to three times for a maximum of 3 credits toward
      this degree.
4.    Choose CABS-prefix courses of 110 or above and/or CISB-prefix courses
      above 100.
5.    Students should confer with a Business Department program advisor to
      assure that selection of Limited Choice courses will best fit their
      career plans or to talk about alternative "Limited Choice" courses.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
BUSN 118          MGMT 224          LABR 204          MGMT 227
MGMT 223          MGMT 228          MGMT 200          MGMT 229
MGMT 234          SPCH 110          MGMT 225          MGMT 237
Lim.Ch.           WRIT 127          MGMT 231          Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch