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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

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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 $27,200 $37,800 $43,000
Human Resources Specialists and Recruiters $33,600 $51,700 $60,800

Source: 2016 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
Express Employment Professionals Cedar Falls, IA
Grand Jivante Ackley, IA
Richelieu Foods, Inc. Grundy Center, IA
Transamerica Corporation Cedar Rapids, IA
UnityPoint Health—Allen Hospital Waterloo, IA
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Waterloo, IA

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Contact Us

Student Success Specialist
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 Michael Roth, Ph.D. Email me 319-296-4470 Grundy Hall 266
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