Catalog 2014-2015 
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Human Resources, Certificate of Proficiency

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Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

This program prepares students to meet the growing need for Human Resources (HR) professionals. This program prepares students to use various software applications and business knowledge in conjunction with entry-level HR content areas to enhance business operations.

The Human Resources Certificate of Proficiency graduates will:

  • be prepared for entry-level positions in HR and office administration
  • carry out office and HR procedures and management using technology
  • explain HR’s role in developing human capital and its impact on an organization’s success
  • recognize the partnership of managers and HR professionals in business
  • identify the importance, impact, and role of social responsibility and diversity in organizations
  • leverage technology in today’s environment to support HR and business activities
  • identify measurement strategies that link HR practices to achieving bottom-line business results
  • identify employment decisions and strategies to build and maintain a diverse talented workforce
  • recognize the implications associated with employment laws and their effects on organizations
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Academic Core Requirements - 15 Credits

  • Written Communication 5 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning 5 credits
  • Social Science 5 credits

Total Program Credits: 83

See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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