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Human Resources Management

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Human Resources Management program is designed to provide skills necessary for careers in human resources management. The program is designed to provide students a series of courses with an emphasis in management and is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in human resources. Graduates may be employed in employment (recruiting, interviewing, and hiring), benefits administration, compensation, and employee relations.

Details

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Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Human Resources Management (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5580
Total Credits Required
24
Catalog Year
2020-2021
What You'll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Evaluate current and historical trends in human resource management and human resource needs to develop a human resource plan.
  2. Solve basic mathematical problems including payroll, simple income tax, retirement, financial statements, and insurance.
  3. Apply current technology to specific business tasks.
  4. Create and use effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills.
  5. Analyze legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies.
  6. Evaluate organizational structures and the functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in a business setting.
  7. Apply basic principles and techniques of management to recruit, select, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate employees.
  8. Apply functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and risk to business situations.
  9. Critically evaluate the alternatives faced in business decision making to select the most effective and efficient solution.
  10. Evaluate and develop compensation plans.
Admission Criteria

None

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
MGT276 Personnel/Human Resources Management 3
MGT251 Human Relations in Business Critical course Gateway course 3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS131 or
MAT112 or
MA
Business Calculations or Mathematical Concepts and Applications or Satisfactory completion of higher level Mathematics course 3
MGT229 Management and Leadership I 3
MGT286 Human Resource Employment Management 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MGT251 Human Relations in Business Critical course Gateway course 3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
MGT276 Personnel/Human Resources Management 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MGT229 Management and Leadership I 3
MGT286 Human Resource Employment Management 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS131 or
MAT112 or
MA
Business Calculations or Mathematical Concepts and Applications or Satisfactory completion of higher level Mathematics course 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Human Resources Management (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=139032).


At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

Catalog YearEffective Dates
2019-20205/28/2019 – 5/25/2020