Human Resources Management
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- Supporting area in Human Resources Management
- Certificate in Human Resources Management (for non-business majors)
Overview: The management programs focus on both the human and organizational aspects of the workplace, including behavioral and technical areas. Today's dynamic business environment demands graduates who can effectively handle decisions, work with, and lead people in global organizations. Emphasis is placed on motivating people with a manager's skill and insight.
Curriculum: The Human Resources concentration includes classes in management, leadership, organizational behavior, conflict management and organizational culture.
Faculty: The faculty is at the center of our efforts to provide a high quality and challenging educational experience, with one of the major strengths being that the faculty members are academically prepared in their special field of management and have professional experience in a variety of work settings. Therefore, many classes include the application of theory to real world situations.
Careers: Two student organizations,the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization and the Society for Human Resource Management, provide students networking opportunities with professionals. Possible career paths: business founder, venture capitalist, compensation and benefits manager, human resource manager, strategic consultant, sports manager, business process re-engineering consultant, project engineer.
Internships: Our urban location provides many internship opportunities,which allow students to gain career-related work experience while applying classroom experiences to practice. Most are paid and students may earn academic credit. Supervised by a representative from the organization and a faculty mentor, students have interned with defense contractors, insurance institutions and multinational corporations.