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Academic Program Guide


Human Resource Management


ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2017 and after)

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and multicultural requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

Human resource management is a limited-access major. To be admitted to the major, you must have completed at least 52 hours, have earned a “C minus“ or better in the Admission Prerequisite Courses (CGS2100 or CGS2518, MAC2233, ECO2013, ECO2023, ACG2021, ACG2071& STA2023), and have the required overall GPA.

The major is designed to provide students with the knowledge required to effectively staff and maintain the workforce of an organization. Beginning with a discussion of human behavior, the major emphasizes the impact of such practices as staffing, compensation, training, and benefits on organizational effectiveness. Special emphasis is placed on analysis and development of change strategies designed to improve individual and organizational performance. Legal and ethical concerns in the treatment of employees are also thoroughly reviewed.

Students should complete multicultural (x/y) requirements through their General Education coursework.

Mapping Coordinator: Trevor Bryan
Email: tsbryan@fsu.edu

Sample Schedule

Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
MAC1105 College Algebra or higher mathematics3
CGS2100 Computer Apps. for Business, ECO2013 Macroeconomics or ECO2023 Microeconomics3
GE History3
IFS course3
Milestones 1
Overall GPA 2.7 or higher
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete (or waive) MAC1105 ( ≥ C minus )
Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
MAC2233 Calculus for Business 3
CGS2100 Computer Apps. for Business, ECO2013 Macroeconomics or ECO2023 Microeconomics3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice or Ethics3
Writing course3
Milestones 2
Overall GPA 2.8 or higher
Complete 2 Admission Prerequisites
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MAC2233 ( ≥ C minus )
Term 3 hrs
CGS2100 Computer Apps. for Business, ECO2013 Macroeconomics or ECO2023 Microeconomics3
STA2023 Business Statistics3
ACG2021 Introduction to Financial Accounting3
GE Natural Science3
RMI2302 Risk in Business and Society3
Milestones 3
Overall GPA 2.9 or higher
Complete 4 Admission Prerequisites
Term 4 hrs
ACG2071 Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
GE Humanities/Cultural Practice or Ethics3
SIP course3
GE Core Natural Science with Lab4
Elective 3
Milestones 4
Overall GPA 2.9 or higher
Complete all 7 Admission Prerequisites
Complete RMI2302
Term 5 hrs
MAN3240 Organizational Behavior3
Business Core course3
Business Core course3
Business Core course3
Elective (non-business)3
Milestones 5
Complete MAN3240 with a final grade of C minus or better
Term 6 hrs
MAN4301 Human Resource Management3
Business Core course3
Business Core course3
Business Breadth Elective3
Elective 3
Milestones 6
(no milestones)
Term 7 hrs
MAN4720 Strategic Management and Business Policy3
HRM Major course3
HRM Major course3
Electives6
Milestones 7
Complete a Pre-Graduation Check
Complete all 6 Business Core Courses, each with a C minus or better
Term 8 hrs
MAN 4752 Competitive Dynamics3
HRM major course3
HRM major course3
Electives6
Milestones 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Personnel Technician/Manager, Employee Benefits Manager, Trainer/Training Director, Labor Relations Manager, Wage and Salary Analyst, Job Analyst, Employment Interviewer, Mediator/Arbitrator, Human Resource Specialist, Recruiter

Representative Employers: Manufacturers, Governmental Agencies: Local, state, federal, Retailers, Any Large Organization, private or public.

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at: global.fsu.edu/undergraduate-students/going-abroad.

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University



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