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Course Number: HRPO 1302 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 29, 2022
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Human Resources Training and Development

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of human resources training and development as related to organizational mission and goals. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: HRPO 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Human Relations

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical application of the principles and concepts of the behavioral sciences to interpersonal relationships in the business and industrial environment. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: HRPO 1391 (3 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added September 29, 2022
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Human Resources Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: HRPO 1302, HRPO 2303, HRPO 2304, and HRPO 2306.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: HRPO 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Human Resources Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Behavioral and legal approaches to the management of human resources in organizations. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: HRPO 2303 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 29, 2022
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Employment Practices

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: HRPO 2304 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 29, 2022
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Employee Relations

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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 Lec.)


Course Number: HRPO 2306 (3 Credit Hours) New course added September 29, 2022
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Benefits and Compensation

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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 Lec.)


Course Number: HRPO 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Organizational Behavior

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The analysis and application of organizational theory, group dynamics, motivation theory, leadership concepts, and the integration of interdisciplinary concepts from the behavioral sciences. (3 Lec.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.