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Specialization: Human Resources

Semester CurriculumQuarter Curriculum
Human Resources Curriculum:
Careers:
Extracurricular Opportunities:

There are many ways for students specializing in Human Resources to enhance their education beyond the classroom. You can choose from hundreds of Ohio State student organizations, in addition to other opportunities offered by Fisher.

Sample Course Model
YearAutumn SemesterSpring Semester
3 Bus -MHR 3200

Bus - MHR 4320
Bus - MHR 4323

4 Bus - MHR 4322
Bus - MHR 4326
Bus - MHR 4330

Bus - MHR 4490
Bus - MHR 4324
HR major option

 

This specialization prepares the student either for graduate study in human resources management or in employment in various business areas. It provides professional training in principles and practices of procuring, developing, maintaining, and utilizing an effective and harmonious staff of executives and employees, and to provide a basic and integrated foundation of broad social and cultural course work.

Human Resources Curriculum:

Human Resources Curriculum, GEC-R

Human Resources Curriculum, GEC

Other links:

Honors Programs

Study abroad - Student Exchange, Elective Treks

 

Sample Course Model
For those admitted to Human Resources prior to AU 2006:  
YearAutumnWinterSpring
3 Bus - MHR 651 Bus - MHR 660 Bus - MHR 701
4 Bus - MHR Option
Bus - MHR Option
Bus - MHR Option
Bus - MHR Option
Bus - MHR Option
Bus - MHR 769
For those admitted to Human Resources AU 2006 and after:  
YearAutumnWinterSpring
3 Bus - MHR 701 Bus - MHR 762 Bus - MHR Option
4 Bus - MHR 703
Bus - MHR Option
Bus - MHR 653 Bus - MHR 756
Bus - ADM 799

 

Careers

The goal of HRM is to assist organizations to meet their strategic goals by attracting and retaining qualified employees, and managing them effectively while ensuring that the organization complies with all appropriate labor laws.

Salaries (2008-2009)
Full-time: $37,100  ·  Intern: $2,323/month
Learn more about Human Resources through the Office of Career Management.  If you are interested in HR certification, please visit the following website for more information on guidelines and requirements: 

Potential career paths include but are not limited to:

  • General: Human Resource Assistant, Specialist
  • Employment, Recruiting and Placement: Interviewer, EEO Specialist, College Recruiter
  • Training and Development: Trainer, Orientation Specialist
  • Compensation and Benefits: Salary Administrator, Compensation Analyst, Benefits Administrator
  • Employee and Labor Relations: Labor Relations Specialist, Plant Personnel Assistant, Employee Relations Specialist
  • Health, Safety and Security: Safety Specialist, Security Specialist, Employee Assistance Program Counselor, Medical Program Administrator
Hiring Companies
  • Cardinal Health
  • Dupont
  • Exxon-Mobil
  • Ford
  • General Electric
  • Honeywell
  • IBM
  • International Paper
  • Limited Distribution Services
  • Marathon Ashland Petroleum
  • Nestle
  • Owens Corning
  • Raytheon
  • Shell
  • Whirlpool

 

Extracurricular Opportunities

There are many ways for students specializing in Human Resources to enhance their education beyond the classroom. You can choose from hundreds of Ohio State student organizations, in addition to other opportunities offered by Fisher.