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Human Resource Generalist

The Human Resource Generalist program prepares students to enter the dynamic business environment of human resources. Students become familiar with various approaches to business organizations and the strategic nature of human resource management. Studies in human resource law, compensation systems, training, and development provide students with a solid foundation from which to build a career in human resource management. Individuals already active in the work arena will acquire new, highly desirable workplace skills. The Human Resource Generalist Certificate of Achievement prepares students for jobs as Human Resource Generalists and/or Human Resource Assistants. Students successfully completing the certificate may find entry-level positions in various Human Resource specializations, such as:

 

• Employment, Recruitment, and Placement
• Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis
• Training and Development
• Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations
• Payroll

 

Advisor: Kelly Hall

khall@collegeofthedesert.edu; 760-776-7224

HUMAN GENERALIST CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
BUMA 1 Principles of Management 3
BUMA 20A Business Law 3
BUMA 31 Business Calculations 3
or MATH 40 Intermediate Algebra (4)
BUMA 32 Human Relations in the Workplace 3
BUMA 64 Human Resource Management 3
​BUMA 94​ ​Business Communications ​3
CIS 10 Computer Literacy 4
Accounting Electives (Select 1 course) 3-4 
BUAC 13 Payroll Accounting (3)
BUAC 20A Financial Accounting (4)
BUAC 50 Accounting in the Business Environment (3)
BUAC 66 Fundamentals of Bookkeeping (3)
Computer Applications (Select 1 course)  3-4
CIS 12 Professional Office Procedures (3)
CIS 20 Integrated Office Technology (4)
CIS 72D Excel (3)
CERTIFICATE TOTAL 28-31