Human Resources Management Concentration Degree & Certificate

Human Resources is a concentration under the curriculum title of Business Administration.

Course work includes training and development; employment law and regulations; recruitment, selection, and personnel planning; and compensation and benefits.  Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making.

Career Opportunities

With an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Administration- Human Resources Management and the right experience, you can qualify for these positions:

  • Office Manager
  • Human Resource Assistant/ Generalist
  • Assistant Recruiter
  • Payroll Assistant
  • Benefits Assistant
  • Compliance Specialist

We offer an Associate in Applied Science Degree as well as a Certificate.  See below for course plans:


Human Resources Concentration Programs:

Course Number Course Title Contact
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 1
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 3
BUS-115 Business Law I 3 3
BUS-137 Principles of Management 3 3
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 4 3
MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3 3
  Semester Total 17 16

Course Number Course Title Contact
ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 5 4
BUS-153 Human Resource Management 3 3
BUS-234 Training and Development 3 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 3
Choose one from the following:
MAT-152 OR Statistical Methods I 5 4
MAT-171 Pre-calculus Algebra 5 4
  Semester Total 19 14

Course Number Course Title Contact
HUM-115 Critical Thinking 3 3
WBL-110 World of Work 1 1
  Semester Total 4 4

Course Number Course Title Contact
ACC-121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 5 4
BUS-217 Employment Law and Regulations 3 3
BUS-256 Recruiting,Selection&Personnel Planning 3 3
BUS-258 Compensation and Benefits 3 3
ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 3
  Semester Total 17 16

Course Number Course Title Contact
BUS-240 Business Ethics 3 3
BUS-259 Human Resource Management Applications 3 3
ECO-252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 3
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 3
  Major Elective 3 3
  Semester Total 15 15



Why ACC?

The Business Administration Department at Alamance Community College (ACC) provides students with the education they need, when they need it, and how they need. Here are the top reasons to get your Business Administration Degree at ACC.

  • Value – A local quality education at an affordable price
  • Degree Options – General Business, Human Resources Management, and Marketing
  • Flexibility – Take courses that fit your schedule and needs (day, evening, or online)
  • Financial Aid – Pell Grants and Foundation scholarships
  • Hands on Learning – Build the technical and soft skills employers desire
  • Work Based Learning and Internships – Gain work experience before you graduate
  • Caring Faculty – Personalized advising to help ensure you stay on the path to graduation
  • Workforce Ready – Earn a degree that prepares you for a job in your career field
  • University Options – Transfer to UNC-Greensboro or NCCCU upon AAS degree completion.  


Ann SnellAnn Snell
Lead Business Instructor