Specialization: Human Resources

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.