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Department of Management/Marketing

Human Resource Management

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Why choose human resource management at North Central College?

Unlike traditional business schools, North Central integrates courses in psychology, sociology and gender and women's studies into its human resource management curriculum. This interdisciplinary approach will deepen your understanding of what makes people tick—which in turn will help you identify and leverage their motivations to meet business goals, draw out their best and create a productive work environment.

You can also:

  • Travel, study and work internationally through our study abroad and international internship programs.
  • Identify job opportunities through faculty and alumni networks and our Career Development Center.
  • Apply what you’ve learned in class through campus organizations like Enactus.

More Department information

Human Resource Management, B.A.

The human resource management major is interdisciplinary, combining courses from economics and business, psychology, sociology, history, communications and ethics to prepare students to manage the human resources of organizations in the private or government sectors. Students study the legal, theoretical and practical aspects of staffing, training, motivating, rewarding, assessing performance and disciplining employees in union and non-union settings. Students also study one or more of these functional areas in greater depth through an internship or an independent study project. Those interested in graduate studies may pursue the MBA, the MA of Industrial Relations or the MA of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

For additional programs and courses in this department, see Management and Marketing.

Recommended Electives

  • ECN 330 - Labor Economics

    ECN 330 - Labor Economics

    3.00 credit hours

    The economic theory and policy pertaining to the market for labor. Stress on how the market determines employment and income and how human resources contribute to individual and national economic welfare.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ECN 250, and ECN 252; or ECN 100.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ENG 455 - Professional and Grant Writing

    ENG 455 - Professional and Grant Writing

    3.00 credit hours

    An advanced study and practice of professional writing for various audiences, addressing style, structure and ethical considerations pertaining to a variety of document forms and publishing platforms. Special attention is given to writing effective grant applications. Students may only receive credit for one of ENG 455, MLS 455 or MNM 551.

    Schedule Of Classes

Major Requirements

Common Business Core

  • ACC 201 - Accounting Principles I/Financial

    ACC 201 - Accounting Principles I/Financial

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to accounting principles and procedures as they are employed in the communication of financial information to various users, such as management, stockholders and government agencies. Topics include accounting for assets, liabilities, owner's equity and other reporting issues.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ACC 202 - Accounting Principles II/Managerial

    ACC 202 - Accounting Principles II/Managerial

    3.00 credit hours

    Analysis of accounting for managerial decision-making, planning and control. Topics include budgeting, variance analysis, traditional and nontraditional product costing methods and cost-volume profit analysis.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BEN 110 - Business and Society

    BEN 110 - Business and Society

    3.00 credit hours

    An introductory course identifying the role of the business institution in our society. It serves as a background for other more focused business courses. Specifically, it will explore the major business activities that operate within the societal framework. It seeks to provide a basic understanding of what business arena is about, and how business behavior is shaped and influenced by its stakeholders—managers, consumers, employees, government and community members. Key topics to be covered in this course include: business systems, corporate governance, the business and society relationship, business and public issues, ethical dilemmas in business, corporate social responsibilities in relation to stakeholders, globalization, ecological and sustainability issues and the influence of technology on business and society. Students may not receive credit for both BEN 110 and BEN 310.

    Prerequisite(s)


    First-Year or Sophomore status.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 135 - Introduction to International Business

    BUS 135 - Introduction to International Business

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to the study of Globalization and Business. The course exposes the student to the broad issues of globalization; illustrates the advantages and disadvantages of globalization; relates globalization to culture, politics, ethics, labor, legal settings, geography and international organizations; and finally, provides the context of business as it operates globally.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 205 - Introduction to Business Law

    BUS 205 - Introduction to Business Law

    3.00 credit hours

    An introductory survey of the major aspects of the law governing business and commerce including the domestic and international legal environment, the range of dispute resolution processes, legal liability including business torts and crimes, contracts, employment law including employment discrimination, business entities focusing on corporations and general partnerships and intellectual property with particular attention to copyright and trademark law.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 241 - Business and Economic Statistics

    BUS 241 - Business and Economic Statistics

    3.00 credit hours

    This course is designed to provide students with the ability to apply and interpret descriptive and inferential procedures, probability distributions, statistical sampling and design, hypothesis testing and regression. Primary objectives are to improve the statistical capabilities of students as well as their abilities to apply statistical concepts in a business setting.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 or higher or appropriate placement.

    Core

    Mathematics.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 362 - Management and Organizational Behavior

    BUS 362 - Management and Organizational Behavior

    3.00 credit hours

    A study of management principles and functions in formal organizations. Setting objectives, planning, organizing, delegating, decision making, budget setting and controlling as practiced in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201ECN 250 and BUS 241.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 368 - Principles of Marketing

    BUS 368 - Principles of Marketing

    3.00 credit hours

    The scope and methods of product development, pricing, distribution and promotion of goods and services by for-profit as well as not-for-profit organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201, ECN 250 and BUS 241.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 475 - Business Strategy

    BUS 475 - Business Strategy

    3.00 credit hours

    An integrative course in business, dealing with strategic policy formulation and implementation, long-range planning and environmental scanning through the use of case analysis.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 135, BUS 205, BUS 360, BUS 362, BUS 368, FIN 350 and Senior standing.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ECN 250 - Microeconomic Principles

    ECN 250 - Microeconomic Principles

    3.00 credit hours

    Introduction to the theory of consumer choice, social and individual welfare, the behavior of business firms under pure competition and monopoly and applied microeconomic topics.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 or higher or appropriate placement.

    Core

    Social Science.
    IAI

    S3 902

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ECN 252 - Macroeconomic Principles

    ECN 252 - Macroeconomic Principles

    3.00 credit hours

    Introduction to macroeconomic theory, with emphasis on factors which explain changes in national income, unemployment and inflation. Other topics include money and banking and fiscal and monetary policies.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 or higher or appropriate placement; ECN 250 recommended.

    Core

    Social Science.
    IAI

    S3 901

    Schedule Of Classes

  • FIN 350 - Corporate Finance

    FIN 350 - Corporate Finance

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to corporate financial management. Topics include financial statement analysis, discounted cash flow analysis, bond and stock valuation, common stock/debt financing, risk and return, cost of capital and capital budgeting.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201; ECN 250; ECN 252; ECN 241 or MTH 341 and MTH 342.

    Schedule Of Classes

Human Resource Management Courses

  • BUS 384 - Human Resource Management

    BUS 384 - Human Resource Management

    3.00 credit hours

    An examination of the basic functions of personnel and labor relations. Discussions focus on valuing, employing, developing, motivating and maintaining human resources in organizations. The history of the American labor movement and the collective bargaining process is also examined.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 362.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 424 - Staffing and Employment Law

    BUS 424 - Staffing and Employment Law

    3.00 credit hours

    An in-depth analysis of the economic, psychological and management theory and legal concepts related to the staffing of public and private sector organizations, including a review of employee assessment techniques currently practiced.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 384.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 434 - Compensation and Performance Management

    BUS 434 - Compensation and Performance Management

    3.00 credit hours

    A study in the historical development of compensation theory and its application to the design and implementation of reward structures in modern organizations. An examination of method and practice in management of employee performance.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 384.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 497 - Internship

    BUS 497 - Internship

    0.00-9.00 credit hours

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 270 - Industrial Psychology

    PSY 270 - Industrial Psychology

    3.00 credit hours

    This course explores the relationship between individuals and their jobs. Topics include psychological theory and research related to job-design, selection, training, assessment and career development.

    Prerequisite(s)


    PSY 100.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 320 - Personality

    PSY 320 - Personality

    3.00 credit hours

    The structure, development, expressions and measurements of the normal personality. The course considers major personality theories, methods of psychotherapy and counseling, ideal models of human living and the mature personality.

    Prerequisite(s)


    One 200-level Psychology course excluding PSY 250.

    Schedule Of Classes

One of the following:
  • BUS 393 - Market Research

    BUS 393 - Market Research

    3.50 credit hours

    A study of research methods used in marketing, including research design, gathering and interpreting of field and/or secondary data, presentation of research conclusions and projections for the future. In order to successfully participate, students must be exposed to marketing principles and theories and preferably have some exposure to consumer behavior activities. Laboratory required.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 368.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 255 - Research Design and Experimentation

    PSY 255 - Research Design and Experimentation

    3.75 credit hours

    The activities involved in obtaining, accumulating and organizing scientific knowledge through experimentation are stressed in this course. The concepts, logic and methods which serve as a basis for designing and conducting scientific research are presented in lecture and laboratory periods, and are practiced in laboratory exercises and in individual projects. Laboratory required.

    Prerequisite(s)


    PSY 100 and a minimum grade of C- in PSY 250.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • SOA 200 - Research Methods in Social Sciences: Quantitative

    SOA 200 - Research Methods in Social Sciences: Quantitative

    3.00 credit hours

    An assessment of the strengths and limitations of various modes of quantitative data collection including experiments, questionnaires, content analysis and the use of secondary data. Emphasis is placed on ethical issues, becoming a critical consumer of research and developing the ability to design and carry out an independent study.

    Schedule Of Classes

One of the following:
  • COM 317 - Intercultural Communication

    COM 317 - Intercultural Communication

    3.00 credit hours

    A study of the basic components involved in intercultural communication. Topics considered include, but are not limited to: cultural biases, cultural determinants of experiences and backgrounds, social perception, verbal interaction, nonverbal interaction and opinion leadership.

    Prerequisite(s)


    Junior or Senior standing.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • SOA 380 - Social Class in American Society

    SOA 380 - Social Class in American Society

    3.00 credit hours

    An analysis of social class in American society. Examines a variety of social class-related issues, including prestige systems, social mobility, poverty, world systems, structured inequality and community organizing. Special emphasis placed upon inequality in terms of the values of social justice and attempts to bring about social changes through different forms of leadership and community organizing.

    Prerequisite(s)


    Junior standing; SOA 100 or SOA 190; or instructor consent.

    Schedule Of Classes

Human Resource Management, B.S.

The human resource management major is interdisciplinary, combining courses from economics and business, psychology, sociology, history, communications and ethics to prepare students to manage the human resources of organizations in the private or government sectors. Students study the legal, theoretical and practical aspects of staffing, training, motivating, rewarding, assessing performance and disciplining employees in union and non-union settings. Students also study one or more of these functional areas in greater depth through an internship or an independent study project. Those interested in graduate studies may pursue the MBA, the MA of Industrial Relations or the MA of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

For additional programs and courses in this department, see Management and Marketing.

Additional Requirements for the B.S. Degree

  • CSC 140 - Fundamentals of Computational Problem Solving or higher level CSC course

    CSC 140 - Fundamentals of Computational Problem Solving

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to computing focusing on problem solving, algorithm construction, data organization and program development using Python. Topics include basic programming fundamentals and constructs such as variables and assignment statements; arithmetic, relational and logical operators; decisions and loops; modularization with functions; files; and data structures such as lists and dictionaries. Prior programming experience is not required. This course does not count toward a major in computer science, but may apply to a minor. May not be taken after successful completion of any higher level computer science course.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 (or concurrent enrollment) or higher or appropriate placement.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • MTH 152 - Calculus II

    MTH 152 - Calculus II

    3.00 credit hours

    Continuation of Calculus I with emphasis on integration and its applications. Required for the B.S. degree in any department.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 141 or MTH 151.

    Core

    Mathematics.
    IAI

    M1 900

    Schedule Of Classes

    • One mathematics elective beyond MTH 152 or one computer science course beyond CSC 140 

One of the following:

  • ACC 307 - Cost Accounting

    ACC 307 - Cost Accounting

    3.00 credit hours

    Development of accounting information for management decisions. A study of several cost accounting systems, unit cost determination, budgeting, variance analysis, cost allocation systems and inventory control techniques used for routine and nonroutine management decisions.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 202.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 446 - Operations Research

    BUS 446 - Operations Research

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to the application of mathematical models in managerial decision making. Includes statistical design theory, linear programming, the transportation problem, inventory models, the Markov process and queuing theory. Students may not receive credit for both BUS 446 and BUS 546.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 362.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ECN 445 - Econometrics

    ECN 445 - Econometrics

    3.00 credit hours

    This course provides exposure to the estimation and testing of economic models using statistical methods and appropriate empirical data. Emphasis is placed on model construction and the use of multiple linear regression for interpretation, analysis and forecasting.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ECN 250; ECN 252; ECN 241 or MTH 341 and MTH 342.

    Schedule Of Classes

Recommended Electives

  • ECN 330 - Labor Economics

    ECN 330 - Labor Economics

    3.00 credit hours

    The economic theory and policy pertaining to the market for labor. Stress on how the market determines employment and income and how human resources contribute to individual and national economic welfare.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ECN 250, and ECN 252; or ECN 100.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ENG 455 - Professional and Grant Writing

    ENG 455 - Professional and Grant Writing

    3.00 credit hours

    An advanced study and practice of professional writing for various audiences, addressing style, structure and ethical considerations pertaining to a variety of document forms and publishing platforms. Special attention is given to writing effective grant applications. Students may only receive credit for one of ENG 455, MLS 455 or MNM 551.

    Schedule Of Classes

Major Requirements

Common Business Core

  • ACC 201 - Accounting Principles I/Financial

    ACC 201 - Accounting Principles I/Financial

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to accounting principles and procedures as they are employed in the communication of financial information to various users, such as management, stockholders and government agencies. Topics include accounting for assets, liabilities, owner's equity and other reporting issues.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ACC 202 - Accounting Principles II/Managerial

    ACC 202 - Accounting Principles II/Managerial

    3.00 credit hours

    Analysis of accounting for managerial decision-making, planning and control. Topics include budgeting, variance analysis, traditional and nontraditional product costing methods and cost-volume profit analysis.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BEN 110 - Business and Society

    BEN 110 - Business and Society

    3.00 credit hours

    An introductory course identifying the role of the business institution in our society. It serves as a background for other more focused business courses. Specifically, it will explore the major business activities that operate within the societal framework. It seeks to provide a basic understanding of what business arena is about, and how business behavior is shaped and influenced by its stakeholders—managers, consumers, employees, government and community members. Key topics to be covered in this course include: business systems, corporate governance, the business and society relationship, business and public issues, ethical dilemmas in business, corporate social responsibilities in relation to stakeholders, globalization, ecological and sustainability issues and the influence of technology on business and society. Students may not receive credit for both BEN 110 and BEN 310.

    Prerequisite(s)


    First-Year or Sophomore status.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 135 - Introduction to International Business

    BUS 135 - Introduction to International Business

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to the study of Globalization and Business. The course exposes the student to the broad issues of globalization; illustrates the advantages and disadvantages of globalization; relates globalization to culture, politics, ethics, labor, legal settings, geography and international organizations; and finally, provides the context of business as it operates globally.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 205 - Introduction to Business Law

    BUS 205 - Introduction to Business Law

    3.00 credit hours

    An introductory survey of the major aspects of the law governing business and commerce including the domestic and international legal environment, the range of dispute resolution processes, legal liability including business torts and crimes, contracts, employment law including employment discrimination, business entities focusing on corporations and general partnerships and intellectual property with particular attention to copyright and trademark law.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 241 - Business and Economic Statistics

    BUS 241 - Business and Economic Statistics

    3.00 credit hours

    This course is designed to provide students with the ability to apply and interpret descriptive and inferential procedures, probability distributions, statistical sampling and design, hypothesis testing and regression. Primary objectives are to improve the statistical capabilities of students as well as their abilities to apply statistical concepts in a business setting.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 or higher or appropriate placement.

    Core

    Mathematics.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 362 - Management and Organizational Behavior

    BUS 362 - Management and Organizational Behavior

    3.00 credit hours

    A study of management principles and functions in formal organizations. Setting objectives, planning, organizing, delegating, decision making, budget setting and controlling as practiced in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201ECN 250 and BUS 241.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 368 - Principles of Marketing

    BUS 368 - Principles of Marketing

    3.00 credit hours

    The scope and methods of product development, pricing, distribution and promotion of goods and services by for-profit as well as not-for-profit organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201, ECN 250 and BUS 241.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 475 - Business Strategy

    BUS 475 - Business Strategy

    3.00 credit hours

    An integrative course in business, dealing with strategic policy formulation and implementation, long-range planning and environmental scanning through the use of case analysis.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 135, BUS 205, BUS 360, BUS 362, BUS 368, FIN 350 and Senior standing.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ECN 250 - Microeconomic Principles

    ECN 250 - Microeconomic Principles

    3.00 credit hours

    Introduction to the theory of consumer choice, social and individual welfare, the behavior of business firms under pure competition and monopoly and applied microeconomic topics.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 or higher or appropriate placement.

    Core

    Social Science.
    IAI

    S3 902

    Schedule Of Classes

  • ECN 252 - Macroeconomic Principles

    ECN 252 - Macroeconomic Principles

    3.00 credit hours

    Introduction to macroeconomic theory, with emphasis on factors which explain changes in national income, unemployment and inflation. Other topics include money and banking and fiscal and monetary policies.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 or higher or appropriate placement; ECN 250 recommended.

    Core

    Social Science.
    IAI

    S3 901

    Schedule Of Classes

  • FIN 350 - Corporate Finance

    FIN 350 - Corporate Finance

    3.00 credit hours

    An introduction to corporate financial management. Topics include financial statement analysis, discounted cash flow analysis, bond and stock valuation, common stock/debt financing, risk and return, cost of capital and capital budgeting.

    Prerequisite(s)


    ACC 201; ECN 250; ECN 252; ECN 241 or MTH 341 and MTH 342.

    Schedule Of Classes

Human Resource Management Courses

  • BUS 384 - Human Resource Management

    BUS 384 - Human Resource Management

    3.00 credit hours

    An examination of the basic functions of personnel and labor relations. Discussions focus on valuing, employing, developing, motivating and maintaining human resources in organizations. The history of the American labor movement and the collective bargaining process is also examined.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 362.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 424 - Staffing and Employment Law

    BUS 424 - Staffing and Employment Law

    3.00 credit hours

    An in-depth analysis of the economic, psychological and management theory and legal concepts related to the staffing of public and private sector organizations, including a review of employee assessment techniques currently practiced.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 384.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 434 - Compensation and Performance Management

    BUS 434 - Compensation and Performance Management

    3.00 credit hours

    A study in the historical development of compensation theory and its application to the design and implementation of reward structures in modern organizations. An examination of method and practice in management of employee performance.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 384.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 497 - Internship

    BUS 497 - Internship

    0.00-9.00 credit hours

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 270 - Industrial Psychology

    PSY 270 - Industrial Psychology

    3.00 credit hours

    This course explores the relationship between individuals and their jobs. Topics include psychological theory and research related to job-design, selection, training, assessment and career development.

    Prerequisite(s)


    PSY 100.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 320 - Personality

    PSY 320 - Personality

    3.00 credit hours

    The structure, development, expressions and measurements of the normal personality. The course considers major personality theories, methods of psychotherapy and counseling, ideal models of human living and the mature personality.

    Prerequisite(s)


    One 200-level Psychology course excluding PSY 250.

    Schedule Of Classes

One of the following:
  • BUS 393 - Market Research

    BUS 393 - Market Research

    3.50 credit hours

    A study of research methods used in marketing, including research design, gathering and interpreting of field and/or secondary data, presentation of research conclusions and projections for the future. In order to successfully participate, students must be exposed to marketing principles and theories and preferably have some exposure to consumer behavior activities. Laboratory required.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 368.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 255 - Research Design and Experimentation

    PSY 255 - Research Design and Experimentation

    3.75 credit hours

    The activities involved in obtaining, accumulating and organizing scientific knowledge through experimentation are stressed in this course. The concepts, logic and methods which serve as a basis for designing and conducting scientific research are presented in lecture and laboratory periods, and are practiced in laboratory exercises and in individual projects. Laboratory required.

    Prerequisite(s)


    PSY 100 and a minimum grade of C- in PSY 250.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • SOA 200 - Research Methods in Social Sciences: Quantitative

    SOA 200 - Research Methods in Social Sciences: Quantitative

    3.00 credit hours

    An assessment of the strengths and limitations of various modes of quantitative data collection including experiments, questionnaires, content analysis and the use of secondary data. Emphasis is placed on ethical issues, becoming a critical consumer of research and developing the ability to design and carry out an independent study.

    Schedule Of Classes

One of the following:
  • COM 317 - Intercultural Communication

    COM 317 - Intercultural Communication

    3.00 credit hours

    A study of the basic components involved in intercultural communication. Topics considered include, but are not limited to: cultural biases, cultural determinants of experiences and backgrounds, social perception, verbal interaction, nonverbal interaction and opinion leadership.

    Prerequisite(s)


    Junior or Senior standing.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • SOA 380 - Social Class in American Society

    SOA 380 - Social Class in American Society

    3.00 credit hours

    An analysis of social class in American society. Examines a variety of social class-related issues, including prestige systems, social mobility, poverty, world systems, structured inequality and community organizing. Special emphasis placed upon inequality in terms of the values of social justice and attempts to bring about social changes through different forms of leadership and community organizing.

    Prerequisite(s)


    Junior standing; SOA 100 or SOA 190; or instructor consent.

    Schedule Of Classes

Human Resource Management Minor

For additional programs and courses in this department, see Management and Marketing.

Minor Requirements

  • BUS 384 - Human Resource Management

    BUS 384 - Human Resource Management

    3.00 credit hours

    An examination of the basic functions of personnel and labor relations. Discussions focus on valuing, employing, developing, motivating and maintaining human resources in organizations. The history of the American labor movement and the collective bargaining process is also examined.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 362.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • BUS 424 - Staffing and Employment Law

    BUS 424 - Staffing and Employment Law

    3.00 credit hours

    An in-depth analysis of the economic, psychological and management theory and legal concepts related to the staffing of public and private sector organizations, including a review of employee assessment techniques currently practiced.

    Prerequisite(s)


    BUS 384.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PHL 110 - Ethics

    PHL 110 - Ethics

    3.00 credit hours

    An examination of alternative bases for morality and the arguments by which moral claims are justified.

    Core

    Humanities.
    IAI

    H4 904

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 270 - Industrial Psychology

    PSY 270 - Industrial Psychology

    3.00 credit hours

    This course explores the relationship between individuals and their jobs. Topics include psychological theory and research related to job-design, selection, training, assessment and career development.

    Prerequisite(s)


    PSY 100.

    Schedule Of Classes

    • Two additional electives from the major

One of the following:

  • BUS 241 - Business and Economic Statistics

    BUS 241 - Business and Economic Statistics

    3.00 credit hours

    This course is designed to provide students with the ability to apply and interpret descriptive and inferential procedures, probability distributions, statistical sampling and design, hypothesis testing and regression. Primary objectives are to improve the statistical capabilities of students as well as their abilities to apply statistical concepts in a business setting.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 121 or higher or appropriate placement.

    Core

    Mathematics.

    Schedule Of Classes

  • PSY 250 - Statistics

    PSY 250 - Statistics

    3.00 credit hours

    A course stressing the methods, concepts and logic underlying the statistical evaluation of research data. The course stresses descriptive and inferential statistics, estimation and hypothesis testing and "why" as well as "when" to use various statistical methods. A working knowledge of basic algebraic techniques is necessary. Only one of PSY 250 and BUS 241/ECN 241 may be taken for credit.

    Prerequisite(s)


    MTH 118 or higher.

    Core

    Mathematics.
    IAI

    M1 902

    Schedule Of Classes

Human Resource Management Internships and Jobs

A North Central education integrates career preparation with rich academic study. Our faculty encourages you to refine and apply your knowledge in an interconnected world. Here you'll learn to think independently and work globally to solve problems and lead.

Internships

  • Fitness management, Good Samaritan Health & Wellness, Downers Grove, IL
  • Intern, Kane County Cougars professional baseball, Geneva, IL
  • Human resource generalist, Judge & Dolph, Wood Dale, IL
  • Human resource generalist, Business Innovation Services, Naperville

Careers

Recent graduates in human resource management include:

  • Compensation analyst, Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL
  • Human resource representative, Kerry Ingredients, Melrose Park, IL
  • Human resource administrator, Wirtz Beverage Illinois, Schaumburg, IL
     

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