The human resource management minor is designed to augment the student’s undergraduate degree with a focused examination of the role of human resources in business operations. Students will explore the application of training and development, staffing and employee relations, and test development issues as they apply specifically to the role of human resource managers. Students will take a sampling of courses offered as a part of the College of Business’ Human Resource Specialization, as well as business-relevant, organizational psychology courses. The human resource management minor will provide curriculum to prepare students for a career in human resource management as generalists, specialists and managers.
HRM 381*, Management of Human Resources, 5 credits
PSY 456, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 4 credits
Elective Courses (choose 3 of 4)
HRM 442, Training and Development, 5 credits
HRM 445, Organizational Staffing, 5 credits
HRM 479, Employee Relations, 5 credits
PSY 444**, Tests and Measurements, 4 credits
*HRM 381 must be taken before all 400-level HRM courses.
**PSY 444 has a statistics prerequisite. Courses that satisfy the requirement are either PSY 362 or BUS 221.
Transfer students must earn a minimum of 10 credits in the minor from CWU.