Business Administration - Human Resources | St. Clair College

Program Overview

This program prepares students for careers in the Human Resources Department in both business and government sectors. Human Resources is a highly dynamic field and graduates are prepared to handle recruiting, payroll and benefits. They can also assist in the areas of labour relations and health and safety concerns. This program also prepares students for general management roles in all sectors of industry. This program will appeal to students who have good interpersonal skills and a solid understanding of business. Students must also be comfortable with the confidentiality needed in the field to conduct themselves in a professional manner.

Program Highlights

  • Work placements for qualified third-year students in their final semester.
  • Professional preparation for ensuring policies, programs and procedures are in place for a business or company’s personnel and that it is aligned with their overall strategy for success.
  • Preparation for Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP) governed by the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario.
  • Opportunity for qualifying graduates to complete a B. Comm. from Nipissing University on the St. Clair College campus.

Career Opportunities

Graduates find positions in a number of areas including company recruiting, training and labour relations, payroll, benefits and compensation.

Degree Completions

Graduates may receive credits towards:

Admission Requirements

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College(C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

Courses

The curriculum below is for incoming students:

Semester 1
Code Title Credits
ACC110
Accounting Concepts I
3
BUS108
Introduction To Canadian Business
3
ECN110
Macro Economics
3
MTH146
Mathematics Of Personal Finance
4
MGN105
Introduction To Human Resources
3
COM103
Business Communications I
3
Semester 2
Code Title Credits
ACC210
Accounting Concepts II
3
ECN210
Microeconomics
3
MRK202
Introduction To Canadian Marketing
3
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
MTH237
Statistical Concepts
3
COM203
Business Communications II
3
BUS207
Basic Spreadsheeting
2
Semester 3
Code Title Credits
ACC422C
Managerial Accounting
3
BUS300
Business Law
3
MGN440
Compensation And Employment Benefits
3
MGN310
Organizational Behaviour
3
BUS606
Management Information Systems
3
ACC316
Advanced Spreadsheeting
3
Semester 4
Code Title Credits
MGN320
Management Principles
3
MGN330
Industrial Relations
3
MGN415
Employment Law I
3
MGN470
Occupational Health And Safety
3
MGN500
Recruitment And Selection
3
MGN450
Training And Development
3
Semester 5
Code Title Credits
MGN430
Collective Bargaining & Dispute Resolution
3
BUS316
Database Management
3
ELEC1030
Choose 1 Elective Course
3
MGN515
Employment Law II
3
CCM100
Intro To Occupational/Non-Occupational Injuries
3
INT135G
Entrepreneurship In A Global Setting
3
Semester 6
Code Title Credits
BUS600
Mediation & Conflict Resolution
3
BUS605
Selected Topics In Management
3
MGN300
Business Ethics
2
MGN480
Human Resource Planning
3
MGN505
Collective Agreement Administration
3
MGN610
HR Work Placement
9

Past Cohorts:

SEMESTER 1
Code Title Credits
ACC 110 Accounting Concepts I 3
BUS 108 Introduction to Canadian Business 3
ECN 110 Macroeconomics 3
MTH 146 Mathematics of Personal Finance 4
MGN105 Introduction to Human Resources 3
COM103 Business Communications 1 3
SEMESTER 2
Code Title Credits
ACC 210 Accounting Concepts I 3
ECN 210 Microeconomics 3
MRK 202 Introduction to Canadian Marketing 3
ELEC 1030 Choose an Elective 3
MTH 237 Statistical Concepts 3
COM203 Business Communications 2 3
BUS207 Spreadsheeting 1 2
SEMESTER 3
Code Title Credits
ACC 422C Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 300 Business Law 3
MGN 440 Compensation and Employee Benefits 3
MGN 310 Organizational Behaviour 3
BUS 606 Manangement Information Systems 3
ACC 316 Advanced Spreadsheeting 3
SEMESTER 4
Code Title Credits
MGN 320 Management Principles 3
MGN 330 Industrial Relations 3
MGN 415 Employment Law I 3
MGN 470 Occupational Health and Safety 3
MGN 500 Recruitment and Selection 3
MGN 450 Training and Development 3
SEMESTER 5
Code Title Credits
MGN 430 Collective Bargaining and Dispute Resolution 3
BUS316 Database Management 3
ELEC 1030 Choose an Elective 3
MGN 515 Employment Law II 3
CCM 100 Intro Occup./Non-occupational injuries 3
INT135G Entrepreneurship in a Global Setting 3
SEMESTER 6
Code Title Credits
BUS 600 Mediation and Conflict Resolution 3
BUS 605 Selected Topics in Management 3
MGN 300 Business Ethics 2
MGN 480 Human Resources Planning 3
MGN505 Collective Agreement Administration 3
MGN 610 HR Work Placement 9

Your Investment

The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2020-2021 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Business Administration - Human Resources (Ontario College Advanced Diploma) (60223)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Contribute to the planning and implementation of employee recruitment, selection, and retention strategies.
  2. Administer and facilitate the performance management* program.
  3. Coordinate and support the development, implementation, and evaluation of employee orientation, training, and development programs.
  4. Implement and support effective employee and labour relations strategies in both non-union and union environments.
  5. Administer and communicate the organization’s total compensation plan*.
  6. Collaborate with others, in the implementation and monitoring of organizational health and safety policies and practices.
  7. Contribute to the identification of information needs and apply current and emerging information technologies to support the human resources function.
  8. Contribute to organizational development* strategies aimed at promoting organizational effectiveness.
  9. Present and evaluate communication messages and processes related to the human resources function of the organization.
  10. Develop, implement, and evaluate personal professional development plans to achieve ongoing competence in human resources professional practice.
  11. Identify and communicate the human resources component of the organization’s business plan.
  12. Contribute to the collection, analysis, and utilization of human resources data.

Additional Information

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