Select four courses from these Human Resources Courses
|LRS 500||Labor Relations and Human Resources
Introduction to labor relations and human resources, including employment practices in unionized and non-union organizations; also issues related to data sources and research methodology.
|LRS 526||Economics of Labor Markets
The theory of labor-market behavior, and application of theory for public-policy analysis in areas such as discrimination, unemployment and education
|LRS 531||Employment Law
Analysis of legislation protecting worker health, employment, income security; including OSHA, workers’ compensation, equal opportunity, fair labor standards. Walsh-Healy and Davis-Bacon, pension funds, unemployment compensation, and social security.
|LRS 532||Seminar in Employment Law
Advanced seminar to review and evaluate current issues and changing trends in selected aspects of employment law
|LRS 533||Pensions, Health Care, and Employee Benefit Programs
An analysis of employee assistance plans (EAPs), health fringe benefits, and pension plans and their negotiation within both private and public sectors.
|LRS 551||Human Resource Strategy
Human resource issues addressed in context of changing product and labor markets, including relationship between human resource policies; the economic, social, and political environment; and firm’s strategic objectives
|LRS 541||Labor Relations Law
Legal framework for private and public sector collective bargaining. Regulation of activities with emphasis on individual rights, collective rights, and policy considerations of Federal and State courts, the NLRB, and State Labor Boards in determining society’s rights. Case studies.
|LRS 542||Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining
Collective bargaining literature, theories, and practice. Emphasis on the institutional features of bargaining in both public and private sectors as well techniques and dynamics of the bargaining process
|MBA 502||Organizational Behavior
Examination of the theory, research, and practice of organizational behavior in work settings, focusing on individual differences, communications, group dynamics, motivation, and leadership in the workplace.
|MBA 577||Compensation Administration
Compensation and performance appraisal systems. Theory and techniques used to determine job worth. Special issues in compensation management, such as relating pay to performance through appraisal techniques and pay compression.
|MBA 578||Human Resource Development
Techniques used in procurement and development of human resources. Planning through recruitment, selection, and placement to training and development. Integration of HRD process with organizational strategic plans.
|LRS 503||Problems in Public Personnel Administration
Human resource issues addressed in context of changing product and labor markets, including relationship between human resource policies; the economic, social, and political environment; and firms strategic objectives.