Human Resources Administration

The human resources administration concentration offered by the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Western Michigan University is composed of seven three-credit hour courses (21 credit hours): one course each from Areas I, II and III; three courses from Area IV; and the capstone course.

Area I: legal dimensions

  • PADM 6110: Administrative Law and Governmental Regulation (three credit hours)

Area II: budgeting and finance

  • PADM 6120: Principles of Public Budgeting (three credit hours)

Area III: human resources

  • PADM 6270: Human Resources Administration (three credit hours) 
          or
  • PADM 6290: Supervisory Skills for Administrators (three credit hours)

Area IV: electives

  • PADM 6270: Human Resources Administration (three credit hours)
  • PADM 6290: Supervisory Skills for Administrators (three credit hours)
  • EDLD 6630: Personnel Administration (three credit hours)
  • MGMT 6170: Managing Human Resources and Behavior (three credit hours)
  • PSY 6430: Personnel Selection and Placement (three credit hours)
  • PSY 6440: Personnel Training and Development (three credit hours)
  • PSY 6510: Behavioral Systems Analysis (three credit hours)

Area V: capstone

  • PADM 6800: Project Paper Seminar (three credit hours)