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Ithaca College Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2003

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Human Resource Management Courses

885-30200 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: 887-20300; junior standing. 3 credits. (Y)

885-30600 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. This course will no longer be offered after spring semester 2004; it will be replaced by 882-20600. Students may not receive credit for this course and 882-20600.

    Prerequisites: Three courses in business or social sciences; junior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

885-34000 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)

885-34500 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 885-30600, 882-22000, 330-33400, 331-21200, or 225-10800; junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

885-35000 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)

885-36000 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: 885-35000; junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

885-39700 Selected Topics in Human Resource Management   NLA

    See 880-39700. Offered on demand only. (IRR)

885-44100 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 (882-xxxxx), finance (883-xxxxx), or human resource management (885-xxxxx); junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

885-44400 Employment Law   NLA

    A survey of employment law, including employment discrimination, equal pay, workers' compensation, occupational safety and health, and relevant judicial decisions. Prerequisites: 887-20300; junior standing. 3 credits. (Y)

885-49700 Selected Topics in Human Resource Management   NLA

    See 880-39700. Offered on demand only. (IRR)

885-49800 Internship: Human Resource Management   NLA

    See 882-49800. Also offered at the Ithaca College London Center. Note: Business majors who plan to study in London should confer with their faculty advisers early in their programs; otherwise, they may not be able to fulfill all program requirements in four years. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

885-49900 Independent Study: Human Resource Management   NLA

    See 880-49900. (F-S,Y)

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