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2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resources Certificate

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Program Description

This program is designed to prepare students for a career in human resources. Due to solid growth in the field of human resources, this program is designed for both individuals wanting to enter the profession and those currently employed in human resources who desire advancement.

For More Information Contact:
School of Business and Information Technology
Southeast Campus: (918) 595-7639

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Synthesize information of core HR functions and processes to develop a comprehensive HR strategy that aligns with organizational strategy. 
  • Develop and implement HR employee performance measures that support HR strategy.
  • Design training programs and interventions employing training design and implementation frameworks.
  • Propose a compensation and employee benefit program that attracts, retains, and motivates workforce Employees.
  • Develop a recruiting and staffing process that attracts qualified talent and places talent using valid and reliable staffing tools and processes.
  • Prepare a HR compliance program that recognizes relevant employee laws and promotes a healthy and safe working environment.
  • Construct organizational communication strategies that effectively engage managers and employees.


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Student Organizations

Business majors are encouraged to join Phi Beta Lambda where you will network with other business students and gain additional business skills outside of the classroom.  For more information, speak to any business faculty or stop by the Student Life office on campus.

Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Human Resources Certificate Program Map.  

Computer Information Systems 3 hours

  • Select three (3) credit hours from any Computer Information Systems (CSYS/CSCI) courses.  Spreadsheet experience is highly recommended.

Total Credit Hours: 30

NOTE: A student may substitute current certification in PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) for the course HRES 1313 - Principles of Human Resources  . (PHR or SPHR exams will not substitute for any other HRES courses).

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