Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

Human Resources Management, Undergraduate Certificate


Academic Information

This undergraduate certificate serves business and psychological sciences majors who are interested in pursuing a career in human resources or industrial-organizational psychology. It includes coursework from both business and the psychological sciences related to human resources and has an internship opportunity to gain professional experience in human resources.  

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

Human Resources Management, Undergraduate Certificate


Careers

What Can I Do with a Certificate in Human Resources Management?

Are you good at dealing with people?  Are you the type of person who is genuinely interested in helping others reach their strongest potential?  Do you want to help businesses manage their most expensive resource, the employees who work in these organizations?  If you are interested in managing human resource performance, then a Human Resource Management certificate could be perfect for you. Human resource specialists are valuable to the success of both large and small businesses, as they work with employee selection (hiring and firing), training and development of those employees, as well as managing compensation and performance appraisals.  

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

Human Resources Management, Undergraduate Certificate


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

Human Resources Management, Undergraduate Certificate


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 15
Major GPA 2.75
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Required

Purpose Statement

The human resources management certificate prepares students for professional success in the field of human resources. Students gain background and experience in industrial organizational psychology and human resources management including studying scientific research on hiring procedures, leadership, the functions of human resource organizations in helping organizations increase productivity and achieving their organizational goals, and gaining practical experience through either a human resources internship or participating in industrial/organizational psychology research. At the completion of the certificate, students will be able to demonstrate accurate knowledge of human resources practices, scientific findings from industrial-organizational psychology, the ability to work as part of a successful team, and should be well prepared to either pass the exam to receive the APHR certificate and create an entryway into a successful career in human resources or to be successful in graduate studies in industrial/organizational psychology.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

Human Resources Management, Undergraduate Certificate


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Certificate Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

Human Resources Management, Undergraduate Certificate


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