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The minor in human resource management consists of 18 credits and gives students exposure to some of the knowledge from this field. Core courses provide a broad foundation on which more specialized required and elective courses build.

Course Title Hours
Core courses 1
MGMT 310Managing People in Organizations3
MGMT 331Human Resource Management3
Required courses
MGMT 332Staffing Organizations3
MGMT 333Compensation Management3
Approved electives 2
Select two from the following:6
Occupational Safety, Health and Security
Employee Benefit Planning
Managerial Skills Development
Human Resource Development
Strategic Human Resource Management
International Human Resource Management
Human Resource Information Systems
Industrial Psychology
Total Hours18

Students should take these courses first, as they are prerequisites for several other required and elective courses.


Any prerequisites must also be satisfied.