HR 491 Senior Seminar in Human Resources Development
S2B 2006 BL
Butler, John,, Jr.
PhD, SociologyMA, Human Resources DevelopmentMS and BS, Sociology
El Paso, Texas
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
March 13, 2006 - May 6, 2006
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Managing Human Resources, Gomez, Balkin, and Cardy, 4th ed., ISBN: 0-13-100943-5.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: None required
Course Description: This course is intended to integrate concepts and techniques from the Human Resources curriculum into a framework of applied programs. This course is designed for the advanced student and will give the student an opportunity to investigate and synthesize various concepts of Human Resources management and to relate them to 'real world' situations. Pre-requisite: : EN306B. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: Our goal is to provide students with some basic, foundational, and advance knowledge for engaging in meaningful work and dialogue about Human Resources in a complex and diverse society. We will use examinations, term paper, simple and complex case studies to show and demonstrate the value and effectiveness of well organized and orchestrated Human Resources program. We will demonstrate how staffing, employee development, and compensation are interdependant of each other. We will create and maintain a classroom environment that stimulates a desire to participate and learn. We will engage in provocative discussions about governance and other human resources issues as it relates to large and small organizations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Student learner will be assessed using presentations based on organization of material, subject knowledge, elocution, and self presentation. 2. Special projects will be assigned to reinforce application of material read and and covered in lectures. 3. One comprehensive examination will be used to evaluate student knowledge, comprehensiveness, practical application of knowledge, analysis, synthesis, and ability to design, develop, and implement an effective human resources program,
Grading: A maximum of grading points may be achieved in this course.
1. 150 points maximum for term paper project
2. 25 points maximum for special project
3. 125 points maximum for comprehensive examination.
Letter Grade Assignment:
A---275 - 300
B---250 - 274
C---225 - 249
D---200 - 224
F---000 - 199
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submissions will not be accepted without prior arrangement with the instructor, no exceptions.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Student are expected to be in class on time, ready to work. If you are going to be late for class you are required to notify the instructor.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Class Activities Assignments Test
Week - 1 Introduction/Lecture/Discussion Chapter 1, 2 and 3
Week - 2 Lecture/Discussion/Debate Chapters 4, 5 and 6
Week - 3 Lecture/Discussion/Review For Examination I Chapters 7, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 I
Week - 4 Examination /Lecture/Discussion Chapters 9 and 10
Week - 5 Lecture/Discussion/Debate Chapters 11, 12, 13,
Week - 6 Lecture/Discussion/Conference/debate Chapters 14, 15, 16, 17
Week - 7 Lecture/Discussion/Presentations and Examination
Week - 8 Graduating Senior Presentations and Closure
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87n/a
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87n/a
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89n/a
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .n/a
Last Updated:3/18/2006 4:27:07 PM