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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience

Human Resources Management (BUS-111)


Varies; self-study format. 

Various; distance learning format.

July 2015 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: demonstrate an understanding of the historical and present day importance of human resource management and its related subcategories; identify, describe, and apply the theories of human resource management and apply theories to practical organizational scenarios; utilize appropriate terminology when discussing the human resource management discipline; critically analyze the importance of micro-, meso-, and macro-level job analysis; convey the importance of human resources management compliance in relation to laws, regulations, and diversity; compare and contrast the importance of training and development; explain 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), the strategic functionality of an organization. Course topics include, but are not limited to: the law, governance, and rights of employees, organizational diversity, staffing, employee development, compensation and benefits, and international HRM. This course begins with an introduction to the historical and present-day role of HRM, including relevant vocabulary used in the field. Students explore the role that subtopics of the discipline play in an organization’s success. Evaluation criteria include: required readings, practice assignments; class participation; and final exam.

Credit recommendation: 

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