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2017-2018 College Catalog 
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Human Resources Option, Business AAS

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Program Description

This major is designed to prepare students for a career in the human resources profession. Due to the fact that nearly all corporations have a human resources department, solid growth in this profession is predicted over the next ten years. This program is designed for both individuals starting out in human resources and those currently employed in human resources. Students gain a comprehensive knowledge in human resources along with the people skills greatly desired in today’s business world.

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

Students who major in any business program are encouraged to join Phi Beta Lambda.  For more information speak to any business faculty or stop by the Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Business AAS, Human Resources Option Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 18

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 42

Total Credit Hours: 60

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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