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College of Business

HRM Minor Online Application

Human Resource Management Minor

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.

Required Courses

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.

Transfer students must earn a minimum of 10 credits in the minor from CWU.


By providing my initials and submitting this form, I understand and agree that the above courses are now, upon acceptance, part of the graduation requirements for my minor. In addition, I understand I must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.25 in the above courses to receive the Minor in Human Resource Management.

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