Within the School of Business & Management, a student-faculty research team is studying the effects of linking executive pay to DEI initiatives to answer the question: when it comes to diversity initiatives in corporations, does money talk?
At the core of their roles, human resources practitioners are responsible for ensuring that organizations provide fair, just and inclusive work environments based on social, legal and economic frameworks.
Human resources are the often unseen (and unsung) professionals within a successfully run organization. HR departments in the modern workplace are shifting away from focusing on compliance and liability issues, and focusing on creating people-driven, productive organizations in which employees are engaged and energized. This wide-ranging profession shapes and monitors company culture; recruits, hires and successfully onboards top talent; researches and recommends market-based salaries and competitive compensation and benefit plans; assist in conflict management and more.
Emmanuel’s human resources management minor is interdisciplinary in nature and includes courses from business and economics, English and communications, integrated digital and data sciences, psychology and sociology. As advised by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum combines a base of business courses and electives centered on communications, data analysis, and supporting diverse and inclusive work environments. This program may provide career pathway opportunities to students in multiple majors—students in communication & media studies may pursue roles in employer branding, employee communications or labor relations, or education students may add the HR minor to prepare for a career in corporate training or talent development.
View the 2021-2022 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
A Minor in Human Resource Management consists of six courses:
5. Skills-Based Elective (choose one):
6. Diversity and Inclusion Elective (choose one):
Upon completion of the Human Resource Management Minor, student will be able to: