The Management Major: Options
Option II: Human Resource Management
The purpose of the track is to provide general managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to systematically manage people and human resource processes to help to achieve group and organizational effectiveness. The coursework provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing either general management or human resource management careers. Three additional courses are required for those students selecting this option:
Required Courses (3)
Three courses in addition to the Management and college core courses are required for those students selecting this option:
MGT 3344: Employee and Labor Relations
Examines employee and labor relations policies and practices from a legal, behavioral, social, and economic viewpoint. Covers the content and application of labor and employment laws. A focus on skills and knowledge associated with responding to employee organizing, negotiating employment contracts, and resolving employment disputes in private and public. Union and non-union work settings in the United States and selected other countries.
MGT 3424: Human Resource Staffing and Development
Concentrates on the acquisition, deployment, and development of human resources within organizations. This course emphasizes the design and implementation of staffing, training, and development processes to achieve organizational objectives within social and economic constraints.
MGT 4414: Compensation and Performance Management
This course provides the knowledge and skills required by managers to design and implement comprehensive compensation and performance management systems in public and private organizations. Topics include development of compensation strategy, internal pay structure, determination of pay level through wage surveys, evaluating job performance, rewarding individuals and groups, and administering employee benefits.