SRJC Course Outlines

7/19/2019 3:27:58 AMHR 66 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HR 66Title:  HR CURRENT APPLICATIONS  
Full Title:  Human Resource Administration Current Applications
Last Reviewed:2/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Overview of Human Resource developments and recent changes in California and Federal law, recent employment related court cases, and current issues and trends affecting Human Resource administration. Utilization of resources to successfully solve problems, create a professionally written document, and a correctly prepared spreadsheet on employee benefits. Demonstration of mastery of all information learned through the Human Resource Program.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion or concurrent enrollment in HR 60 AND HR 61 AND HR 62 AND HR 63 AND HR 64 AND HR 65 AND BAD 52 AND BMG 53 AND CS 61.11A and CS 61.11B


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Overview of Human Resource developments and recent changes in California and Federal law, recent employment related court cases, and current issues and trends affecting Human Resource administration. Utilization of resources to successfully solve problems, create a professionally written document, and a correctly prepared spreadsheet on employee benefits. Demonstration of mastery of all information learned through the Human Resource Program.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Completion or concurrent enrollment in HR 60 AND HR 61 AND HR 62 AND HR 63 AND HR 64 AND HR 65 AND BAD 52 AND BMG 53 AND CS 61.11A and CS 61.11B
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
 
1. Demonstrate competency in all major aspects of Human Resources administration and be able
    to apply this competency in actual business scenarios.
2. Prepare professionally written documents and spreadsheets in a Human Resources context.

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Students will be able to:
 
1. Effectively analyze a case study to identify employment challenges and recommended
    solutions.
2. Demonstrate the ability to utilize available resources needed to correctly respond to specific
    Human Resource questions.
3. Discuss the major employment issues presented in the HR Certificate Program and describe
    their importance in a real life setting.
4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally and effectively in writing.
5. Demonstrate the ability to use a spreadsheet to address typical HR analytical challenges.

Topics and Scope
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I. Human Resource Management
    A. Human resource responsibilities, activities, and scope
    B. Measuring HR effectiveness
    C. Role of human resource in strategic planning
II. Written Communication
    A. Memoranda
    B. Professional letters
III. Human Relations
    A. Effectiveness in a work team
    B. Communication techniques
    C. Employee motivation
IV. Spreadsheets
    A. Layout
    B. Column totals and formulas
V. The Hiring Process
    A. Establishing the hiring process
    B. Behavior-based interviewing
VI. Salary Administration
    A. Basic payroll laws and calculations
    B. Developing salary programs
VII. Record Keeping
    A. Retention requirements
    B. Document locations
VIII. Benefits and Leave of Absence Administration
    A. Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    B. Reasonable accommodation issues
    C. Workers compensation and sick time
    D. Major medical insurance options
    E. Ancillary benefits packages and options
    F. Federally mandated benefits and leaves
    G. Defined benefit retirement plan options
    H. Defined contribution retirement plan options
IX. Fundamentals of Human Resource Law
    A. Discrimination law
    B. Wage and hour Law
    C. Safety regulations
X. Review and Comprehensive Exam
    A. Research of key issues in each required topic area
    B. Comprehensive exam on key issues

Assignments:
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1. Open-book exam that addresses all the major areas presented in the
    HR Certificate program, using as resources all texts and handouts presented in the program
2. Write a paper on the analysis and conclusions of an assigned case study
3. Read an assigned topic and discuss the issues raised in the reading
4. Write a professional letter given specific parameters
5. Prepare a professional spreadsheet that correctly summarizes and calculates a benefits cost
    analysis
6. Oral presentation on an assigned topic

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 40%
Write a professional business letter; write an analytical paper based on the case study
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Develop a spreadsheet with formulas and data analysis
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Do an oral presentation on an assigned topic and discussion of issues in reading
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Open-book exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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