Program Mission & Learning Outcomes

Program Mission

The Bachelor of Science in Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Management program at Fisher College is committed to providing educational excellence through carefully constructed, specialized, and functional human resource courses.  This curriculum will provide a strong grounding in broad-based fundamental human resource management knowledge and skills to prepare students for meaningful and productive careers as human resource managers and professionals.

Graduates will be able to combine the theory and practice of human resource management with an interpersonal/cross-cultural understanding of the diverse global environment.

The program focuses on the active involvement of the student in the learning process and the effective application of human resource management theory. An internship and capstone project will prepare students for careers in the growing field of Human Resource Management. Students can also become members of the Fisher College Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and attend local, regional, and national conferences as well as compete in the Annual College Case Competition.   


Learning Outcomes

The Bachelor of Science in Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Management program will provide students with the opportunity to achieve the following human resource learning outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage human resources
  • Describe trends in the labor force composition and how they affect human resource management
  • Describe the fundamental concepts and rules of law that apply to business activities, the employment function, and labor
  • Demonstrate knowledge of human behavior in organizations and the role of management strategies, including motivational theory to influence behavior
  • Communicate management decisions via written memos, revising employee handbook policy, and oral presentations
  • Compare the common methods for recruiting and selecting human resources
    Summarize how to implement successful training and development programs
  • Integrate teamwork, leadership and motivational skills to organizational scenarios and evaluate outcomes
  • Explain the labor movement and its impact on businesses in the United States and worldwide
  • Examine and appraise contemporary issues as it relates to human resources
  •  Demonstrate cultural awareness by summarizing global human resource perspectives and policy
  • Research and design compensation plans and benefit programs appropriate for various types of organizations

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