Human Resources

Employee and Labor Relations Assistant

Certificate

In this program, students will learn the fundamentals of employee and labor relations practices, with emphasis in Labor (Union) Relations, and Human Resources laws in order to assist unionized employers such as city government, school districts and private employers resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints. This certificate will allow the student to transfer credits to the Human Resources Assistant certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Resources Specialist programs.

Payroll Assistant

Certificate

In this program, students will learn the fundamentals of the payroll practices and preparation, with emphasis in Payroll & Business Tax Accounting, Benefits and Compensation practices, laws and other software applications in order to assist any employer to compile and record employee time and payroll data and may compute employees’ time worked, production and commission. It also may compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks. This certificate will allow the student to transfer credits to the Human Resources Assistant certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Resources Specialist programs.

Recruiting Assistant

Certificate

In this program, students will learn the fundamentals of the recruiting practices, with emphasis in human relations and organizational behavior, in order to help any employer attain the most qualified employees and perform activities in the area of recruiting including interviewing and place workers. This certificate will allow the student to transfer credits to the Human Resources Assistant certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Resources Specialist programs.

Human Resources

Certificate and Associate of Applied Science

The Human Resources Program will prepare students for a career in the Human Resources industry. This program will prepare students to be Human Resources Technicians, Human Resources Assistants, Human Resources Specialists, Human Resources Employment Specialists, and Human Resources Benefits Coordinators. The program will assist students in preparation to take the PHR exam.

Adrian Aguilar, Texas Workforce Commission (Chairperson)
Claudia Olivares, United Blood Services Texas
Terry Vega, Lineage Logistics
Debbie Z. Bocanegra, Magic Valley Electric Co-op
Macarena Hummell, Fansteel Intercast

Certificates

Associates Degree

Employee and Labor Relations Assistant Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
HRPO 1305 Management and Labor Relations 3
ITSC 1409 Integrated Software Applications I 4
HRPO 2304 Employee Relations 3
HRPO 2371 Human Resources Laws 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours16 Credit Hours

Human Resources Assistant Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BMGT 1391 Business Conduct 3
ITSC 1409 Integrated Software Applications I 4
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
HRPO 2303 Employment Practices 3
BMGT 1305 Communications in Management 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
HRPO 2371 Human Resources Laws 3
HRPO 1280 Human Resources COOP 2
 Credit Hours17
 Total Credit Hours33 Credit Hours

Payroll Assistant Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
HRPO 2306 Benefits and Compensation 3
ITSC 1409 Integrated Software Applications I 4
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours16 Credit Hours

Recruiter Assistant Certificate

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
HRPO 2303 Employment Practices 3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
ITSC 1409 Integrated Software Applications I 4
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours16 Credit Hours

Human Resources Specialist Associate of Applied Science

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
HRPO 1306 Basic Mediator Training 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
HRPO 1302 Human Resources Training and Development 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 1 3
HRPO 1305 Management and Labor Relations 3
HRPO 2303 Employment Practices 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective 1 3
HRPO 2304 Employee Relations 3
HRPO 2371 Human Resources Laws 3
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
Math and Natural Sciences Elective 1,2 4
 Credit Hours16
Fourth Semester
ACCT 2401 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
HRPO 2306 Benefits and Compensation 3
HRPO 2188 Internship - Human Resources Management 1
Humanities Elective 1 3
Human Resources Elective 3
Select one of the following:
 
Human Relations  
International Human Resource Management  
Risk Management  
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours60 Credit Hours
1

Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education requirement

2

Students must take a 4 credit hour course in order to fulfill the Math and Natural Sciences Elective.