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AS in Human Resource Management

Students who wish to build a solid foundation in human resource processes and managerial practices to prepare for entry-level positions or a 4-year degree program might benefit from Colorado Christian University's Associate of Science in Human Resource Management program. Read on for more details.

Official Program Name:

Associate of Science in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Colorado Christian University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

While there are no specific academic prerequisites for this particular program, prospective students might have taken some business courses and possess a strong interest in developing leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Applicants to Colorado Christian University should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Fundamental human resource concepts and operations are at the heart of the Associate of Science in Human Resource Management program offered by Colorado Christian University. Topics likely to be explored in major courses include employment legalities such as Equal Employment Opportunity law, as well as compensation, benefits management, recruiting and selection practices, job analysis, and labor relations. Other courses might address conflict management, decision-making strategies, task management, and leadership styles. This program can be completed in less than two years.

Learning Format:

Online and on-campus

Program Length:

60 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Colorado Christian University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Associate of Science in Human Resource Management:

A total of 60 credits must be earned to successfully complete this AS program. This total includes 33 credits in general education coursework, 15 credits in major courses, and 12 credits in electives. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado Christian University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (33 credits)

  • World Views
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • Art Appreciation
    • Photography I
    • Creative Arts
    • Classic Christmas Films & Literature
    • C.S. Lewis in Film & Literature
  • Adult Studies Seminar II
  • Introduction to College Writing
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • Oral Communication
    • Interactive Communication
  • Adult Studies Seminar I
  • Introduction to Research and Applied Statistics
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • Biological Diversity
    • Introduction to Nutrition
    • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • Western Civilization
    • America Since 1877
    • History of Christianity
    • American Exceptionalism
    • Christianity in America

Human Resources Management Major Courses (15 credits)

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership & Management
  • Human Resource Administration I
  • Human Resource Administration II
  • Foundations of Business Law

Elective Courses (12 credits)

  • Additional electives

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

For the most part, Colorado Christian University's Associate of Science in Human Resource Management program is designed to prepare students for further studies in a bachelor's degree program. A 4-year degree program typically supplies more advanced studies in HR operations, managerial responsibilities, and leadership practices. Bachelor's degrees that graduates might benefit from include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership

Career Paths:

Graduates of the AS in Human Resource Management program who decide to seek entry-level positions could explore opportunities in large or small corporations in any type of industry.

The following list reflects possible job titles for graduates:

  • Trainer
  • Recruiter
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Employee relations specialist

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