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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Human Resources Management (BUS-202)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

August 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss the historical and present day importance of Human Resources Management (HRM) and its related subcategories; utilize, identify, and describe the theories of HRM and apply theories to practical organizational occurrences; identify and use appropriate HRM terminology when discussing the discipline; critically analyze the importance of micro, meso, and macro level job analysis; convey the importance of HRM compliance in relationship to laws, regulations, and diversity; compare and contrast the importance of training and development; explain and conceptualize the components associated with compensation and benefits; and apply legal knowledge related to organizational governance to “real world” situations.


This course provides students with an introductory overview of the topic of Human Resource Management (HRM) and focuses on the study of various components supporting strategic functionality of an organization. Major topics include, but are not limited to: the law, governance, employee rights, organizational diversity, staffing, employee development, compensation and benefits, international HRM.  The course begins with an introduction to the historical and present-day role of HRM, including relevant vocabulary used in the field.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resource Management, Management, Operations Management, Business Communications, or Entrepreneurship (8/18) (5/23 revalidation).