The human resource management (HRM) minor is available for students in all majors who want to prepare themselves for managerial, human resources or consulting careers. The HRM minor provides you with an in-depth foundation for managing people in organizations, drawing upon relevant theories of organizational behavior, researching evidence on HRM practices and systems, and knowing about recent HRM innovations. You will develop capabilities in key HR areas such as selection, training and development, performance measurement, compensation, and HR metrics, among others. The HRM minor emphasizes the strategic aspects of HRM, with a focus on enhancing organizational outcomes for multiple stakeholder groups, including shareholders and employees.
Human Resource Management Minor
"The minor takes the basic topics learned in core business classes to the next level. We dove deeper into employee rights and learned how to implement HR policies to assist those in need and in protected classes. The professors bring a large amount of real-world experiences to the classroom."
Micah Larrow '19
Human Resource Management Curriculum
All students choosing to minor in human resource management must complete the following courses totaling 15 credits:
- OS286/PY286/EM286 Organizational Behavior
- OS352 Strategic Human Resource Management
- OS452 Advanced Human Resource Management
And two of the following courses:
- EC475 Personnel Economics
- EHS330 Safety Analysis — Environmental, Health and Safety Assessment
- LW466 Law of the Workplace
- OS466 Negotiations and Relationship Management