Human Resources

Human Resources video

Program Number: 10-116-1
School Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend

Program Description

The Human Resources associate of applied science degree prepares you with general skills in communication, human relations and business fundamentals. You will also develop specific skills in the Human Resource areas of recruiting; coordinating the hiring, benefits, and training and orientation process; maintaining personnel records; safety; and planning company special events and functions.

Statewide Salary Range for Recent Graduates

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$19,197 $90,000

Approximate Costs

  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

Program Outcomes

  • Facilitate the hiring process.
  • Coordinate new employee orientations.
  • Audit employee payroll records.
  • Examine legal compliance.
  • Coordinate Employee Benefit Programs.
  • Maintain personnel records.
  • Demonstrate and model positive employee relations.
  • Develop techniques for use by supervisors in time management, stress and assertiveness.

Career Opportunities

  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Recruiter and Talent Acquisition
  • Human Resource Training and Development
  • Human Resource Coordinator
  • Benefits Specialist

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
  • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
  • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (required for this program).   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Courses

Number Title Crs
Term 1
102-110 Introduction to Business 3
103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
196-189 Team Building and Problem Solving 3
196-193 Human Resource Management 3
801-136 English Composition 1 3
801-196 Oral and Interpersonal Communication 3
890-101 **College 101 2
Total 18
 
Term 2
101-141 Payroll Accounting 3
102-135 Business Technology and Innovation 3
196-136 Safety in the Workplace 3
196-164 Personal Skills for the Workplace 3
106-182 Document Management 3
809-196 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total 18
 
Term 3
102-120 Principles of Management 3
116-152 Orientation and Training 3
116-154 Recruiting and Hiring 3
196-134 Legal Issues in the Workplace 3
804-107 College Mathematics 3
809-198 Introduction to Psychology 3
 - OR - 
809-199 Psychology of Human Relations 3
Total 18
 
Term 4
105-150 Business Practice Firm 3
 - OR - 
105-152 Business Practicum 3
106-142 Business Meeting and Event Planning 3
116-151 Employee Relations 3
809-166 Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application 3
809-195 Economics 3
Total 15
 
Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 69

Exit Assessment

Completion of checklist/rubric is the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.

Institutional Requirements

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation. Consequently, they are not part of the program credit requirements.

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Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.