Human Resources

Program Learning Outcomes

Payroll Assistant Certificate

1.  Students will apply compensation design elements into an employee compensation plan.
 
2.  Students will summarize the practice of a job analysis by identifying and applying compensation system techniques.
 
3.  Students will recall the facts and basic concepts of legally required benefits in a compensation program.
 
Recruiting Assistant Certificate
 
1.  Students will access HR functions used in strategic human resources practices with knowledge of HR specializations.
 
2.  Students will identify effective staffing best practices by giving examples of core activities in recruitment, selection, and employment.
 
3.  Students will evaluate HR practices by analyzing the behavioral management of employees in organizations.
 
Human Resources Assistant Certificate
 
1.  Students will access HR functions used in strategic human resources practices with knowledge of HR specializations.
 
2.  Students will identify effective staffing best practices by giving examples of core activities in recruitment, selection, and employment.
 
3.  Students will evaluate HR practices by analyzing the behavioral management of employees in organizations.
 
4.  Students will identify key employment laws and legislation with regard to the employee and labor relations decision-making process.
 
Human Resources Specialist Associate of Applied Science
 
1.  Students will access HR functions used in strategic human resources practices with knowledge of HR specializations.
 
2.  Students will identify effective staffing best practices by giving examples of core activities in recruitment, selection, and employment.
 
3.  Students will evaluate HR practices by analyzing the behavioral management of employees in organizations.
 
4.  Students will identify key employment laws and legislation with regard to the employee and labor relations decision-making process.
 
5.  Students will associate the concepts of total rewards used in the design of employee compensation packages.
 
 

Advisory Committee Members

Adrian Aguilar, Workforce Solutions
Daisy Alviso, Wonderful Citrus Inc.
Debbie Bocanegra, Magic Valley Electric CO-OP
Claudia Olivares, Human Resources Consultant
Isabel Torres, Spectrum
Yvonne Garza, South Texas Health System
Ricardo Guerra, Idea Public School
Blanca Garcia, Lone Star National Bank
Araceli De la Garza, Denso Ten America
Teshawn Leslie, PSJA ISD

Certificates

Associate Degree

Human Resources Assistant Certificate ​ 

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
BMGT 1371 Business Conduct 3
ITSC 1409 Integrated Software Applications I 4
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
HRPO 2305 Human Resources Information Systems 3
 Credit Hours16
Spring
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

Payroll Assistant Certificate ​ 

TSI EXEMPT

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit 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

Recruiter Assistant Certificate ​ 

TSI EXEMPT

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

Human Resources Specialist Associate of Applied Science ​ 

TSI LIABLE

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I 1 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
HRPO 2305 Human Resources Information Systems 3
BMGT 2303 Problem Solving and Decision Making 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
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
Second Year
Fall
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
Spring
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  
Risk Management  
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours60