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Human Resource Management, Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum BUS.HRM.AAS (C206J)

(Total Program Credits: 60-61)

Human Resources Management program will familiarize the student with the functions of Human Resource Management, which involves all management decisions, activities, and practices that directly affect or influence the effectiveness of persons within organizations.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Human Resource Management program, the graduate will be able to:

•  create documentation utilized in a Human Resource department;

•  assess job candidates using different matrix reports;

•  classify the different laws and policies applicable when interacting with current and potential employees;

•  describe the development of a Human Resource system; and

•  evaluate various Human Resource organizational situations.

(Fall 2021)

Placement Measures MAT, RHT, and COL sequence placement will be determined by an Academic Advisor. Contact your Academic Advisor or Transfer Specialist (if transferring), before registering for courses. Developmental education courses do not transfer. They assist students in the path towards college credit.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 100Basic Accounting I

3 credits

OR

ACC 101Financial Accounting

4 credits

 

BUS 141Introduction to Business

3 credits

BUS 200Introduction to Human Resource Management

3 credits

 

CIS 101Computer Systems & Business Applications

3 credits

OR

BUS 107Microsoft Office in Business Applications

3 credits

 

RHT 101Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I #

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15-16

Note: Grade of “C” or higher is an IAI requirement for RHT 101 and RHT 102.

Semester Two: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 161Business Law I

3 credits

BUS 210Recruitment and Selection #

3 credits

BUS 220Training and Development #

3 credits

SPE 101Principles of Effective Speaking #

3 credits

General education/Humanities and Fine Arts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Note: Students must complete RHT 101, with SPE 101, or RHT 101 with RHT 102. Students intending to transfer are encouraged to complete all three courses: RHT 101 RHT 102 and SPE 101 to meet university requirements.

Semester Three: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 188Business Writing

3 credits

BUS 240Compensation and Benefits #

3 credits

BUS 260Labor Law

3 credits

BUS 270Employee Health and Safety #

3 credits

ECO 102Macroeconomics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

ECO 102◊ meets the Social and Behavioral Science General Education requirement.

Semester Four: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
BUS 146Business Computations

3 credits

OR

General education/Mathematics

3 credits

 

BUS 150Principles of Management

3 credits

BUS 205Problem Solving for Human Resources #

3 credits

BUS 250Employee and Labor Relations #

3 credits

Program electives

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

For students intending to go directly into the workforce take BUS 146◊. (BUS 146◊ meets Triton's Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.)

For students intending to transfer to a 4-year college or university take one of the IAI Mathematics or Science courses.

Program Electives (3):

Any ACC, BUS or CIS course.
Course NumberTitleCredits

Graduation Requirements

Course NumberTitleCredits

General education:

AAS degree

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:15

Total semester hours for program required courses program specific electives and other electives toward the AAS Degree in Human Resources

Course NumberTitleCredits
Total Credit Hours:45

General education Associate in Applied Science requirements by discipline:

  • Communications: Two courses (six semester hours). Department choice of RHT 101◊ and RHT 102◊ or RHT 101◊ with SPE 101◊. If transferring, it is suggested to take all three courses.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences or Humanities or Fine Arts: Two courses (six semester hours are required for graduation; department choice whether courses are taken from each discipline or two courses from same discipline, to include one approved Human Diversity course.
  • Mathematics or Physical or Life Science: One course (three semester hours); review specific program requirements for your selected curriculum.
Course NumberTitleCredits

See BUS course descriptions; Humanities or Fine Arts General Education requirements.

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579 or williamgriffin@triton.edu.