Academic Catalogs

Human Resources Management, Certificate of Achievement

Banner code: 2_CM_HRMG
Control number: 21331
Financial aid: Not eligible 

This program is designed for students who wish to study or pursue careers in the human resources field.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Obtain a general knowledge of the human resources function, including pertinent laws and regulations.
  2. Explore theoretical, practical, and strategic approaches to human resources management.

Certificate of Achievement Requirements

This certificate goes through the State approval process and requires a minimum of 12 units of coursework in a particular academic or occupational area. The certificate programs normally include only those courses which have a direct bearing upon specialized occupational competency since the objective of earning the career certificate is immediate employment in a specialized area. Upon successful completion of the program and completing the application, the student will receive the certificate and be recognized at the graduation ceremony. In order to earn a Certificate of Achievement all courses that apply to the certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” in each course unless otherwise stated. A minimum of 12 units in residence at GWC is required, and 50 percent of the certificate program must be completed at GWC.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
MGMT G111Human Resources Management3
ACCT G110Payroll Accounting And Taxation3
Elective Courses
Select two of the following:6
BUS G108Legal Environment Of Business3
or BUS G110 Business Law
MGMT G110Elements Of Management3
MGMT G115Essentials of Organizational Behavior3
MGMT G130Team Building And Group Dynamics3
MGMT G140Business and Organizational Ethics3
Total Units12

Recommended Program Sequence

These sequences are general maps for students to finish all requirements for the Certificate. There may be advisories or time requirements that students may want to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with a GWC Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Year 1: 

Course Title Units
Semester 1
MGMT G111Human Resources Management3
ACCT G110Payroll Accounting And Taxation3
Select two of the following:6
BUS G108Legal Environment Of Business3
or BUS G110 Business Law
MGMT G110Elements Of Management3
MGMT G115Essentials of Organizational Behavior3
MGMT G130Team Building And Group Dynamics3
MGMT G140Business and Organizational Ethics3
Units12