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Program: Human Resources Management
Title: Human Resources Associate Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Offered on all campuses


  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.HRMGMT.ASSOC

This certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in human resources. Students will learn best practices related to employment, employee relations, benefits/compensation as well as Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) competencies.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
HRPO 1302 Human Resources Training and Development 3
HRPO 2303 Employment Practices 3
HRPO 2304 Employee Relations 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HRPO 2306 Benefits and Compensation 3
+Elective Elective list (one course) 3
HRPO 1391 Special Topics in Human Resources Management 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

+Electives - Must be selected from the following courses:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
BMGT 1309 Information and Project Management 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
CMDR 1300 Workplace Dispute Resolution 3
CMDR 1309 Introduction to Conflict Dynamics 3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics 3
POFI 1301 Computer Applications 1 3
POFI 1349 Spreadsheets 3
POFI 2350 Databases 3
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures 3
POFT 1319 Customer Relationship Management 3
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence and Communication 3
POFT 2331 Administrative Project Solutions 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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