Human Resource Management


Core Courses

  • Introduction to Business
  • Business College Experience
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Business Field Experience
  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Employee Development
  • Staffing
  • Management and Labor Relations
  • Problems and Issues in Supervision and Management
  • Employment Law
  • Employee Compensation and Benefits Management
  • Electives: Choose electives to meet your career and transfer needs and interests.

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 65
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

View Suggested Sequence of Study & Course Cost



Graduates work in companies as human resource assistants and advance into higher level positions or as manager-level positions in a variety of different departments. They also work in small businesses performing office roles in addition to their human resource responsibilities and for employment agencies to help fill their clients' needs. 

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Human Resources Assistants $28,700 $39,200 $44,500
Human Resources Specialists and Recruiters $36,300 $56,000 $65,800

Source: 2018 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
BerganKDV Waterloo, IA
Colony Brands Peosta, IL
Express Employment Professionals Cedar Falls, IA
Grand Jivante Ackley, IA
Richelieu Foods, Inc. Grundy Center, IA
Simply Essentials Poultry, LLC Charles City, IA
Target Human Resources Waterloo, IA and TX
Transamerica Corporation Cedar Rapids, IA
UnityPoint Health—Allen Hospital Waterloo, IA
MercyOne Waterloo, IA
Woodsmall Electric North Liberty, IA

Contact Us

Admissions Email us 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Evening Program Coordinator Ryan Rasmussen Email me 319-296-4053 Hawkeye Center 203
Student Success Specialist Student Services Email us 319-296-4014 Hawkeye Center 208
Program Advisor Karen Reynolds Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1380 Black Hawk Hall 110
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email me 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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