Human Resources Management

The Business Administration: Human Resources Management curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

The curriculum develops competencies in the applications of management principles. Emphasis is placed on skill development in the areas of management functions, computer applications and analysis, critical thinking and decision-making techniques, marketing, finance, legal aspects of business, oral and written communications, and the utilization of human resources. Through the development of management competencies, the graduate will be able to function as a contributing member of the management team.

Human Resources Management is a track under the curriculum title of Business Administration. The curriculum is designed to meet the demands of business and service agencies. The objective is the development of generalists and specialists in the administration, training, and management of human resources. A career in Human Resources Management allows you the opportunity to manage people in the office environment and to apply critical thinking skills for solving problems.

For more information, contact Daniel Rhem at 252-493-7372 or derhem766@my.pittcc.edu.

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Human Resources Path

Staffing Specialist
Subject Matter Trainer
Benefits Administrator
Salary Administrator
Personnel Assistant

Human Resource Management
Introduction to Business
Principles of Accounting I
Business Law I
Principles of Management
Organizational Behavior
Employment Law and Regulations
Training and Development
Business Ethics
Integrated Management
Recruitment, Selection, & Personnel Planning
Compensation and Benefits
HRM Applications
Introduction to Computers
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Marketing

How to apply basic human resources concepts and practices in a small to medium sized business
How to design and conduct training programs
How to design, conduct, and manage recruiting processes
How to design, conduct, and manage the employment process
How to develop personnel policies and procedures
How to design and maintain compensation programs