Human Resource Management

DEGREE LEVELS


Human Resource Management AAS

People are an organization’s most valuable resource—no one knows that more than graduates of Trocaire’s Human Resource Management program. The AAS program prepares students for entry-level positions in the constantly changing field of human resources, exposing them to courses in business, information technology and communications along with human resources specialties such as employee and labor relations, recruitment and benefits and compensation. Possible positions include Human Resource Generalists, Human Resource Office Administrative Assistants, Recruiters, Compensation Assistants, Diversity Coordinators, Employee Relations Advisors or Work/Life Coordinators.

In addition, we have partnered with local organizations such as several chambers of commerce, Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association and The Buffalo Niagara Partnership to provide hands-on experience. The internship component helps our students apply the concepts learned from their studies to real-world workplace situations. Human Resource Management students are also invited to become members of the Trocaire Student Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management, the largest professional organization for HR professionals.

Gainful Employment Information

PROGRAM STATISTICS

$38K

Human Resource assistants average an annual income of about $38K.

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • High School diploma (minimum 75% average) or GED diploma with a minimum score of 2500.

Minimum Degree Requirements:

  • A total of at least 65 semester hours with a GPA of 2.0.
  • General Education:
    • College Seminar (GS100) or College Success (GS102)*
    • Basic Communication (EN101 or EN200)
    • Humanities (Literature Elective: 6 credits)
    • Mathematics Elective (3-4 credits)**
    • Natural Science (6-8 credits)
    • Philosophy/Religious Studies (6 credits)
    • Social Science (6 credits)
  • Program Specific:*
    • BU101, BU106, BU132, BU201, BU274, HR101, HR105, HR204, HR210, HR215, HR220
    • *A Minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required.
    • **MA107 or higher.

  • Introduction to Contemporary Business
    3
  • Business Communications I
    3
  • Information Technology I
    3
  • College Seminar*
    1
    OR
    College Success*
    3
  • Intro to Human Resources
    3
  • Recruitment, Selection & Ethics
    3

Semester 1

16 /18

  • Business Law
    3
  • Seminar and Internship
    4
  • Organizational Behavior
    3
  • Workplace Learning and Performance
    3
  • Employee and Labor Relations
    3
  • Benefits and Compensation
    3

Semester 2

19

  • English Composition
    3
    OR
    Advanced Composition
    3
  • Humanities Elective
    3
  • Literature Elective
    3
  • 000
    Philosophy / Religious Studies Elective
    3
  • 000
    Philosophy / Religious Studies Elective
    3

Semester 3

15

Semester 4

15

Human Resource Management- Certificate

People are an organization’s most valuable resource—no one knows that more than graduates of Trocaire’s Human Resource Management program. The Certificate program allows students to focus almost all of their academic work in the core Human Resources Management curriculum and prepares them for entry-level positions in the constantly changing field of human resources. The curriculum exposes them to courses in business, information technology and communications along with human resources specialties such as employee and labor relations, recruitment and benefits and compensation.

Possible positions include Human Resource Generalists, Human Resource Office Administrative Assistants, Recruiters, Compensation Assistants, Diversity Coordinators, Employee Relations Advisors or Work/Life Coordinators. The program is built so that graduates can easily continue into the two-year AAS Human Resource Management degree if they so choose.

In addition, we have partnered with local organizations such as several chambers of commerce, Buffalo Niagara Human Resources Association and The Buffalo Niagara Partnership to provide hands-on experience. The internship component helps our students apply the concepts learned from their studies to real-world workplace situations. Human Resource Management students are also invited to become members of the Trocaire Student Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management, the largest professional organization for HR professionals.

PROGRAM STATISTICS

$38K

Human Resource assistants average an annual income of about $38K.

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • High School diploma (minimum 75% average) or GED diploma with a minimum score of 2500.

Minimum Degree Requirements:

  • A total of at least 35 semester hours with a GPA of 2.0.
  • Program Specific:*
    • BU101, BU106, BU132, BU201, BU274, HR101, HR105, HR204, HR210, HR215, HR220
    • *A Minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required.
    • **MA107 or higher.

  • Introduction to Contemporary Business
    3
  • Business Communications I
    3
  • Information Technology I
    3
  • College Seminar*
    1
    OR
    College Success*
    3
  • Intro to Human Resources
    3
  • Recruitment, Selection & Ethics
    3

Semester 1

16 /18

  • Business Law
    3
  • Seminar and Internship
    4
  • Organizational Behavior
    3
  • Workplace Learning and Performance
    3
  • Employee and Labor Relations
    3
  • Benefits and Compensation
    3

Semester 2

19