Human resources programs prepare students to provide support to companies and to individual employees in the area of human resources. Associate of Science graduates may assume duties in the following areas: communication with employees, employee data record keeping, policies and administration, employer and labor relations, employee recruitment, selection and employment, training and development, wage and salary, and benefit administration. The AS program is specifically designed for more efficient course transfer to partner universities for students wishing to continue with additional education.
Understand and apply applicable federal, state and local employment regulations and record-keeping requirements to human resource functions.
Demonstrate and apply effective communication skills in oral and written forms applied to core human resource functions.
Research and construct ethical policies and procedures related to core human resource functions.
Function effectively in a diverse global business community.
Understand the strategic impact that human resources has within the business environment.
Understand and utilize computer technology for business and human resource applications.
Utilize critical thinking skills to analyze and solve human resource-related problems and situations.
Gain the knowledge and skills needed for transition to a related advanced degree.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
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