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Human Resources Management

What is Human Resources Management? 

Human Resources Management is a concentration under the curriculum title of Business Administration. The curriculum is designed to meet the demands of business and service agencies. The objective is the development of generalists and specialists in the administration, training, and management of human resources.   

HumanResourcesCourse work includes studies in management, interviewing, placement, needs assessment, planning, compensation and benefits, and training techniques. Also included are topics such as people skills, learning approaches, skills building, and development of instructional and training materials.  

Graduates from this program will have a sound business educational base for lifelong learning. Students will be prepared for employment opportunities in personnel, training, and other human resources

  • Typical Courses
  • Student Learning Outcomes
  • Additional Information
  • Checksheets
  • Contact Information

Typical Courses

  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Law I
  • Principles of Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Training & Development
  • Employment Law & Regulations
  • Recruit, Select, and Personnel Planning
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Economics
  • HRM Applications
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Communication

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Graduates of the WCC Accounting Program will have a sound business educational base for lifelong learning.
  • Students will be prepared for employment opportunities in personnel, training, and other human resources development areas.
  • Communicate effectively and think critically in the business and professional environment.
  • Model professional and ethical behavior in the workplace.
  • Evaluate management theory, functional areas of responsibility in organizations, and contemporary management issues.
  • Examine human resource practices such as staffing, training and development, the legal environment, and ethical implications.
  • Use technology as a tool for developing and managing a basic compensation system.

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Contact Information:

Paula Eller
Paula S.  Eller
Lead Instructor,
Human Resources Management
(336) 838-6211
Paula.Eller@wilkescc.edu