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human resources


    Video: Human Resources

    Program Number: 10-116-1
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
    This program is eligible for financial aid

    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

    • $38,000

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • 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

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    101-141 Payroll Accounting 3
    102-110 Introduction to Business 3
    103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
    196-193 Human Resource Management 3
    801-136 English Composition 1 3
    890-101 **College 101 2
    Total 15
    Semester 2
    116-151 Employee Relations 3
    116-152 Orientation and Training 3
    116-154 Recruiting and Hiring 3
    196-134 Legal Issues in the Workplace 3
    196-136 Safety in the Workplace 3
    801-1xx Communication Course 3
    Total 18
    Semester 3
    102-120 Principles of Management 3
    106-135 Business Media Management 3
    106-182 Information Management 3
    804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
    809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
    Total 15
    Semester 4
    105-150 Business Practice Firm 3
     - OR - 
    105-152 Business Practicum 3
    116-156 Compensation and Benefits 3
    196-164 Personal Skills for the Workplace 3
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    Total 15
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 63

    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.