Porterville College

Human Resource Management

Certificate of Achievement CA

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

The Human Resource Management Certificate program provides practical, up-to-date information on handling an organization's human resources. Students learn how to minimize potential liabilities in tough areas such as: hiring, terminations, workers’ compensation, and sexual harassment, best practices in performance appraisals, better hiring techniques, planning benefit packages, and maintaining a safe work environment which can help the Human Resource Manager recruit and retain a top notch workforce. These are essential tools to becoming a successful Human Resource Manager in a public, private, government or non-profit organization.

Program Learning Outcomes:Identify the legal and ethical context of Human Resource Management.; explain the Federal, State, and local laws that affect public and private employers; describe the importance of staffing an organization including planning, job analysis, recruitment, and selection of staff; explain labor relations and collective bargaining agreements in the public and private sectors.

Required Core (17 units)  
BSAD P101 Introduction to Business 3 units
BSAD P140 Business Law 3 units
BSAD P120 Principles of Management and Organization 3 units
BSAD P122 Human Resource Management 3 units
BSAD P155 Business Statistics 3 units
BSAD P162 Entrepreneur Mentor/Internship 2 units


Human Resource Management (CA) pending Title IV aid

Effective Fall 2016


JSC Job Skills Certificate
CA Certificate of Achievement
AA Associate in Arts Degree
AS Associate in Science Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
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