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HRPO 1302  Human Resources Training and Development
An overview of human resources training and development as related to organizational mission and goals. Additionally, this course will examine the role of human resource development in maintaining an organization’s competitive position in today’s environment. Assessment techniques will be identified to assist the manager in determining the general training needs of the organization and the specific needs of the employees. An introduction of practices to help managers successfully transfer training to the workplace to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. 3 credit hours. (W) 


HRPO 1306  Basic Mediator Training
Topics include history of mediation, Alternative Dispute Resolution legislation in Texas, conflict resolution theory, mediation theory and practice, mediation process and techniques, self-awareness and ethics. When scheduled for 40 or more hours, can be used to meet the standards for basic mediation training in Texas as established by the Texas Mediation Trainer Roundtable. 3 credit hours. (W)


HRPO 1311  Human Relations
A practical application of the principles and concepts of the behavioral sciences to interpersonal relationships in the business and industrial environment. Additionally, this course is designed to assist employees and employers in understanding and utilizing human relations concepts as they apply to the business environment. Concepts covered include such areas as morale, personal efficiency, leadership, personality, motivation, and communication. 3 credit hours. (W)


HRPO 1371  Human Resources Intercultural Management
Explores different aspects of intercultural management, including teams, leadership, Human Resource Management, marketing and negotiations. Cross-cultural comparisons of management and communications processes. Emphasizes cultural, ethnic, geographic distinctions and antecedents that affect individual, group, and organizational behavior. 3 credit hours. (W)


HRPO  2301  Human Resources Management
Behavioral and legal approaches to the management of human resources in organizations. 3 credit hours. (W)


HRPO 2303  Employment Practices
A study of employment issues including techniques for human resource forecasting, selection, and placement including interview techniques, pre-employment testing and other predictors. Topics include recruitment methods, the selection process, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), EEO recordkeeping, and Affirmative Action Plans. Prerequisite: Departmental Permit. 3 credit hours. (W)


HRPO  2304  Employee Relations
An examination of policies, practices, and issues required to build strong employee relations. Topics include communications, employee conduct rules, performance appraisal methods, Title VII, Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act updates. 3 credit hours. (W)


HRPO 2305  Human Resources Information Systems
An introduction to Human Resource information Systems (HRIS). Additionally, this course is designed to provide an introduction to the use of technology in the administration of human resource systems, and how new technologies can contribute significantly to the efficiency in the management of the company’s human capital. Prerequisite/Concurrent Enrollment: BCIS 1305. 3 credit hours. (W) 


HRPO  2306  Benefits and Compensation
An overview of employee compensation systems. Topics include compensation systems, direct and indirect compensation, internal and external determination of compensation, benefits administration, managing and evaluating for effectiveness, legal and regulatory issues, pay equity, job analysis affecting job compensation and competencies. 3 credit hours. (W)


HRPO  2307  Organizational Behavior
The analysis and application of organizational theory, group dynamics, motivation theory, leadership concepts, and the integration of interdisciplinary concepts from the behavioral sciences. 3 credit hours.  (W)