Associate of Arts Human Resources Management

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Course Description

The acquisition of human resources management skills will provide students with the requirements necessary to meet the challenges of the on-going process of capturing and optimizing the people’s talents and potential for greater productivity. The Associate Degree prepares students to pursue careers in management of human resource functions in private, public and non-governmental agencies, regional and International organisations. It will also prepare students for supervisory work in Human Resource Management.

Credits and Hours

This Associate of Arts Human Resources Management programme will consist of 65 credits.

Associate of Arts Degree (AA) – 65 credits

General Education Courses 21 Credits

 ENG 110          Fundamentals of Writing 3

MAT 100          Mathematics 3

LOG 120          Critical Thinking 3

CIS 100           Introduction to Computer Information System 3

ECN 100          Introduction to Economics 3

RES 100          Research Methods & Statistics 3

LBS 100           Introduction to Industrial Relations 3

 Programme Concentration 41 Credits

 HRM 230         Strategic HRM 3

HRM 300         HRM Systems Functions & Procedures I 3

HRM 301         HRM Systems Functions & Procedures II 3

HRM 304         Personal Self–development for HR Professionals 3

HRM 305         Organisational Behaviour I 3

HRM 306         Organisational Behaviour II 3

HRM 312         Corporate & Business Human Resource Management 3

HRM 320         Training & Development 3

HRM 330         Compensation Administration 3

HRM 340         Performance Management 3

HRM 350         Internship 3

HRM 360         Research Paper 5

MGT 200         Principles of Business Management 3

 Electives (select ONE) 3 Credits

LBS 300           Employment Law 3

PSY 100          Introduction to Psychology 3

PLS 100           Introduction to Politics 3

PLS 200           Government and Politics of the Caribbean 3

SOC 100          Introduction to Sociology 3

Programme Purpose

The programme prepares students to:

  • pursue careers in management of human resource functions in private, public and non-governmental agencies, regional and international organisations
  • Execute supervisory work in Human Resource Management

Admissions Eligibility

In addition to the College’s normal requirements for admission, the following conditions are required for those seeking admission into the Associate Degree in Human Resource Management:

  • Applicants must have successfully completed one/two years of a recognized programme in Human Resource Management
  • Applicants are required to have at least two (2) years’ working experience in a Human Resource environment
  • All students must be prepared to undergo the internship programme
  • The selection process may include an interview. Each applicant will be required to submit a personal profile so as to assist the College in determining, his/her readiness for the professional and ethical training in Human Resource Management.

Exemptions

Students will be exempted from courses at a higher level of study if they attained no less than a “C” grade at the lower level. If courses have been done outside of the Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative Studies, then a transcript and course outlines would have to be submitted and evaluated. Normally, no grade below a “C” will be accepted for exemption unless approved by the Deputy Director Academic Affairs in conjunction with the Registrar.

Entry Requirements

  • Earn a minimum of 65 credit hours in academic courses
  • Meet the Degree requirements of the specific programme of study in which the Degree is to be awarded, including the general education requirements, as detailed in the College catalogue issued in the year in which the degree began, or which was in effect during the academic year of the most recent readmission to the College
  • Complete the Research Paper/Thesis wherever this is required
  • Earn a minimum grade point average of 2.00. Some programmes may have higher grade point requirements

Tuition Fees

Full payment of fees is required when registering for classes. Cipriani College is now a participant in GATE – Government’s Assistance for Tuition Expenses. The tuition fees listed below apply only to non-nationals. Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible for free tertiary education. The Board of Governors reserves the right to change tuition and fee charges when necessary without notice. Fees and tuition are not transferable.

For a list of fees, refer to our College Fees as well as Institution Fees.

The Board of Governors reserves the right to change tuition and fee charges when necessary without notice. Fees and tuition are not transferable.