School of Business

Human Resource Management Courses

HRM 30200 - Applied Ethical Issues in Management LA

Examines concepts, issues, and tools related to the management of business ethics in organizations. Analysis of ethical problems and application of a process of moral decision making to ethical problems in business. Examination of ethical, social, and political issues confronting modern organizations from internal and external stakeholders' viewpoints. Prerequisites: GBUS 20300; junior standing. 3 credits. (Y)

HRM 30600 - Organizational Behavior NLA

Study of the characteristics and processes of individuals, groups, and organizations that impact human behavior within an organizational context, including issues of ethics and demographic diversity in the workplace. This survey course provides theoretical concepts and practical applications that focus on improving an individual's effectiveness within an organization. Students may not receive credit for this course and MGMT 20600. Prerequisites: Three courses in business or social sciences; junior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

HRM 34000 - Human Resource Management NLA

This survey course provides an overview of human resource policies and procedures within the context of managerial decision making in organizations. Primary topics include human resource planning and analysis, equal employment opportunity, staffing, human resource development, compensation and benefits, health and safety, and labor-management relations. Prerequisites: Three courses in business or social sciences; junior standing. 3 credits. (F, Y)

HRM 34500 - Women and Men in Management NLA

Addresses the transition taking place in male-female relationships in the workplace. The relevance of gender-related issues that are both pre-organizational and organizational is critically examined. Stereotypes, the "ideal" of the androgynous manager, and gender relationships in future workplaces are discussed. Prerequisites: One of HRM 30600, MGMT 22000, PSYC 33400, SOCI 21200, or OCLD 10800; junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

HRM 35000 - Labor Relations NLA

Study of the relationships between unions and employers, including various aspects of labor history, law, and collective bargaining. Additional emphasis is on public sector unionism; unionism in Europe; the changing nature of labor-management relations in the United States as a result of global competition and the internationalization of markets; and patterns of union resistance and preventive labor relations strategies. Prerequisites: Three courses in business or social science; junior standing. 3 credits. (S,Y)

HRM 36000 - Labor Law NLA

Discussion of the legal and economic philosophies leading to modern labor legislation and the relationship between government and unions as manifested in the Wagner, Taft-Hartley, and Landrum-Griffin Acts. Prerequisites: HRM 35000; junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

HRM 39700 - Selected Topics in Human Resource Management NLA

Topics of current interest to faculty and students. Experimental courses are offered under this number and title. May be repeated for credit for different selected topics. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: As appropriate to topics; junior standing. 1-3 credits. (IRR)

HRM 44100 - Employee Benefits and Pensions NLA

Presentation of the characteristics of employer-provided employee benefit programs (health, life, disability, pension, wellness) as well as legally required social insurance programs (Social Security, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance). Analysis of economic, financial, and motivational aspects of these programs using management and financial theories. Prerequisites: Any combination of two level-3 courses in management (MGMT), finance (FINA), or human resource management (HRM); junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

HRM 44400 - Employment Law NLA

A survey of employment law, including employment discrimination, equal pay, workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, and relevant judicial decisions. Prerequisites: GBUS 20300; junior standing. 3 credits. (Y)

HRM 49700 - Selected Topics in Human Resource Management NLA

Topics of current interest to faculty and students. Experimental courses are offered under this number and title. May be repeated for credit for different selected topics. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: As appropriate to topics; junior standing. 1-3 credits. (IRR)

HRM 49800 - Internship: Human Resource Management NLA

Off-campus experience involving varied, nonroutine work projects designed to allow students to synthesize academic theory with "real-world" operations of an organization. Primary responsibility is on the student to develop a project proposal and then carry out its requirements in conjunction with a faculty sponsor. Prerequisites: Junior standing and completion of appropriate principles course; a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70 at Ithaca College; approval of proposal by term beginning. Internship credit falls under the business elective category in the degree requirements. An internship may not be repeated for credit with the same employer. A maximum of 6 credits may be earned in any combination of internship (ACCT/FINA/HRM/INTB/MGMT/MKTG/PROD 49800) and experiential learning classes (BINT 19800). Offered pass/fail only. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

HRM 49900 - Independent Study: Human Resource Management NLA

A variable amount of credit may be earned toward the degree. To qualify, students must have a 3.00 cumulative grade point average and must have completed at least 6 credits in the subject matter. Guidelines are available at the School of Business office. 1-3 credits. (F-S,Y)