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Certificate Requirements

Human Resources Administration

Certificate  |  TC-116-3

Effective: August 2024

First Semester

Course #Course TitleCreditsPrerequisites/Comments

101-121Payroll Accounting3The learner will make the necessary payroll calculations and record keeping, including social security taxes, income tax withholdings, and other deductions. They will also maintain employee earnings records, record journal entries and generate payroll reports. A comprehensive payroll project is required.

116-110Employee Benefits3116-193In this course we will examine the wide range of employee benefit programs available today. We will study the types of benefits required by law, the discretionary benefits that employers may offer, the employee services available, and the ever dynamic retirement programs offered today. An emphasis will be on health insurance plans, cafeteria and wellness plans, and a functional approach to employee benefit planning. A course outcome will be evaluating and assessing a company sponsored benefit plan.

116-111Performance Mgt & Total Reward3In this course we will learn the skills set for managing employee performance including coaching, disciplining, and evaluating employees. In addition, the course will review employee rewards and compensation related to the determination of employee wages, incentives, and benefits. Specific topics covered include job evaluation systems, strategic compensation plans, payroll and individual and group incentive plans.

116-138Safety, Security and Risk3Human Resources is often responsible for assisting in the management of safety, health, and security risks in the workplace. In this course, students will learn skills necessary to identify and manage these workplace risks. Topics areas covered include: occupational injury and illness prevention and response programs (hazard analysis, OSHA compliance, and worker's compensation), policies and procedures to minimize loss and liability (workplace violence, substance abuse, and emergency preparedness), business continuity planning and privacy and data security issues.

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 9:53 a.m.  |  Printed: 5/29/2024 4:09 a.m.

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