Business Administration - Human Resource Management

[A25120HR] Associate in Applied Science Degree

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.

Course 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 life-long learning. Students will be prepared for employment opportunities in personnel, training, and other human resources development areas.


Upon successful completion of the Business Administration: Human Resource Management Concentration program, the student should be able to:

  • Explain basic knowledge of disciplines of marketing, management, accounting, law, and economics.
  • Apply accepted business theories of the above-mentioned disciplines to solve problems.
  • Examine the topics of human resource management in more detail: employment laws and regulations; training and development; recruitment, selection, and personal planning; compensation and benefits.
  • Apply and practice the more specific topics of human resource management in a framework specific to the human resource management areas of business.