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Human Resources


Video: Human Resources

Program Number: 10-116-1
School Year: 2018-2019
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 Median Salary for Recent Graduates

  • $37,200

Approximate Costs

  • $134.20 per credit (resident)
  • $201.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Fees shown are 2017-2018 fees; 2018-2019 fees will be available as soon as they are approved.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

Program Outcomes

  • Create an organizational workforce plan.
  • Develop training programs.
  • Examine organizational tool reward programs.
  • Incorporate employment law into business practices.
  • Facilitate effective employee relations.

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.   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Number Title Crs
Semester 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
890-101 **College 101 2
Total 15
Semester 2
101-141 Payroll Accounting 3
106-135 Business Technology and Innovation 3
106-182 Information Management 3
196-136 Safety in the Workplace 3
196-164 Personal Skills for the Workplace 3
801-1xx Communication Course 3
Total 18
Semester 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
804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
Total 18
Semester 4
105-150 Business Practice Firm 3
 - OR - 
105-152 Business Practicum 3
116-151 Employee Relations 3
116-156 Compensation and Benefits 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
Total 15
Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 66

Institutional Requirements

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

Program Guide

For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

Additional Information

*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.