Human Resource Management


Core Courses

  • Introduction to Business
  • Business College Experience
  • Principles of Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Field Experience
  • Business Law
  • 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)
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 $31,500 $41,600 $46,700
Human Resources Specialists $39,000 $60,400 $71,100

Source: 2021 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


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

Business Location
AS, Incorporated Staffing Agency Cedar Falls, IA
BerganKDV Waterloo, IA
City of Waterloo Waterloo, IA
Colony Brands Peosta, IL
Express Employment Professionals Cedar Falls, IA
Grand Jivante Ackley, IA
Richelieu Foods, Inc. Grundy Center, 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 Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor Danielle Jennings Email Danielle Jennings
Schedule an appointment with Danielle Jennings
319-296-2329 ext.1079 Black Hawk Hall 201
Program Advisor Karen Reynolds Email Karen Reynolds 319-296-2329 ext.1380 Black Hawk Hall 110
Administrative Assistant Cindi Clark Email Cindi Clark 319-296-4021 Black Hawk Hall 101
Dean Robin Galloway Email Robin Galloway 319-296-4292 Tama Hall 110A

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