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Certificate Requirements

Human Resource Generalist

Certificate  |  TC-116-2

Effective: August 2024

First Semester

Course #Course TitleCreditsPrerequisites/Comments

116-112Training & Development3This course provides an in-depth analysis of training and development in organizations. Students will examine organizational training strategy and trends, analyze the systematic approach to training (needs assessment, design and development, implementation, and evaluation), and explore employee development issues including onboarding, career development, and succession planning. Applying instructional design techniques and adult learning theories, students will develop training plans, create lesson plans, and present training sessions. Students will also create an individual targeted development plan.

116-113Human Resource Law3116-193In this course you will learn legal principles affecting the management of human resources. The course addresses legalities in hiring, retention, and termination practices; discrimination issues; sexual and other forms of harassment; Americans with Disability Act compliance; leave of absence laws; wage hour laws; and labor relations matters, as well as other relevant employment-related legal issues. This course will help you proactively recognize legal problems and the impact of employment-related decisions on employees, managers, and the employer organization. An emphasis will be placed on general understanding of the major federal and state employment laws.

116-114Recruitment & Selection3116-193In this course we will learn the importance of human capital and its impact on organizational success. Recruiting and interviewing employees are critical for an employer's success. Topic areas covered include recruitment, selection, career development, legal issues associated with selecting employees, and roles in the selection process. An emphasis will be on strategies associated with selecting and developing of employees for organizational success. Students will be required to participate in mock interviews and networking opportunities.

116-116Employee Relations3116-193Today's workforce places high expectations on their Human Resource department from communication and advice on confidential matters to recommending specific benefit options. In addition, employers expect the Human Resource department to be highly professional and competent in good employee relations. As a result, this course covers the following topics; customer service techniques, professional etiquette, confidentiality requirements, different work cultures and generational attitudes, and career paths in the Human Resource field.

116-193Human Resources, Intro3In this course, students will examine the role of human resources and goals of human resource management in today's organizations. Students will learn and apply skills related to the various functions within human resources management including equal employment opportunity and diversity, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, performance management, and labor relations. Student will explore the importance and impact of these human resource functions on the overall strategy of organizations.


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Total Credits Required: 15

2.0 Minimum Certificate GPA Required for Completion

Updated: 6/11/2020 10:13 a.m.  |  Printed: 5/29/2024 3:32 a.m.

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