Dec 07, 2023
Program Admission Date: Fall, Winter, and Spring
The Bachelor of Applied Science Applied Management - Human Resource program prepares students to enter the rapidly changing field of business management with a special focus on Human Resource competencies. Graduates will be prepared to lead organizational efforts in today’s world and create progressive best workplaces to harness the potential of their human talent using their expertise to assist with the attraction, engagement/productivity, and retention of talent.
Bachelor of Applied Science Applied Management - Human Resource graduates will:
- demonstrate a variety of appropriate leadership skills to drive talent management and organizational results
- develop relationships to effectively communicate while understanding ethical, global, and cultural impact
- align Human Resource practices by demonstrating business acumen, finance, and accounting for managers, general marketing, consultation, and critical evaluation
- analyze Human Resource initiatives to optimize talent acquisition, employee engagement, productivity, and retention through
- learning and development
- create effective strategies to align with organizational goals
- organizational effectiveness
- organizational development
- workforce management
- employee and labor relations
- Human Resource technology management
- integrate Human Resource best practices
- global context
- diversity, equity, and inclusion
- risk management
- corporate social responsibility
- evaluate business operations to give informed consultation to organizations
- employment practices
- employment law
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 advisor. Any additional coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.
To be considered for admission to the BAS in Applied Management - Human Resource program, students must meet the following requirements:
- An earned associate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution
- Minimum cumulative GPA across all college coursework of 2.0
- Completion of all General Education prerequisite courses listed below with a minimum 2.0 GPA in each course
General Education Prerequisites - 20 credits
- 5 credits of college-level Math (with intermediate algebra as a prerequisite) or higher with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
- 5 credits of college-level English (ENGL& 101 or equivalent) course with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
- 5 credits of college-level Humanities or Social Science course with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
- 5 credits of college-level Lab Science course with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
Business Prerequisites/Corequisites - 12 credits
It is recommended that these requirements be taken before the student enters the program.
Note: ACCT& 201 and ECON& 201 may be used as electives in the BAS.
- HRM 345 Learning, Development, and Performance Management 5 credits
- HRM 465 Organizational Effectiveness, Development, and Change Management 5 credits
- ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5 credits (or ENGL& 102 English Composition II )
- ACCT 301 Managerial Accounting 5 credits
- HRM 370 Global HR and Mergers and Acquisitions 5 credits
- HUM 215 Diversity and Social Justice in America 5 credits (or any Humanities course)
- HRM 435 Total Compensation 5 credits
- HRM 340 Employee and Labor Relations and Risk Management 5 credits
- ECON& 202 Macro Economics 5 credits (or any Social Science course)
- HRM 485 Strategic HR Management, Organizational Behavior, and Organizational Strategy 5 credits
- BUS 310 Marketing Management 5 credits
- TLM 422 Finance Principles 5 credits
- HRM 425 Workforce Planning and Talent Management 5 credits
- PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5 credits (or any Social Science course)
- HRM 200 HR Internship I 5 credits (or Elective course, view list of courses)
- HRM 490 Leadership, HR Career Planning, and Capstone 5 credits
- HRM 495 SHRM Certification Study Preparation 5 credits
- HRM 201 HR Internship II 5 credits (or Elective course, view list of courses)
General Education Requirements - 20 credits
Electives - 10 credits
If you are not proficient in MS Office, it is recommended you use those courses for your electives. If you can attend one of the conferences, this will assist with career development (you can attend multiple years). Classes cannot count twice, and the total credits may not be reduced.
Total Program Credits: 180
Total credits includes the 90 credits listed above and a minimum of 90 credits completed at the associate degree level.