From hiring to firing, students concentrating in human resources management learn what it takes to nurture what many companies consider their most valuable asset: employees. Courses focus on staffing, training and development practices as well as techniques for evaluating job performance and compensating workers.
Human resources management includes:
- employee-related actions such as:
- training (and retraining)
- compensation (salary, insurance and other benefits)
- worker safety and working conditions
- employee records
- leadership, communication and motivation
Human Resources Concentration Degree Plans:
- Degree Plan Management Human Resources Concentration 2014-2015 (pdf)
- Degree Plan Management Human Resources Concentration 2013-2014 (pdf)
- Degree Plan Management Human Resources Concentration 2012-2013 (pdf)
- Degree Plan Management Human Resources Concentration 2011-2012 (pdf)
- Degree Plan Management Human Resources Concentration 2010-2011 (pdf)
New opportunities and challenges exist for graduates in this field. Expanding governmental regulations relevant to the workplace and changes in the composition and needs of the work force have made the management of human resources an important function.
The National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Nicholls State University’s Bachelor of Science in Management with a Concentration in Human Resources is in alignment with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Throughout the world, 352 programs in 264 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guidelines and templates.