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Human Resources - Certificate

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The Human Resources Certificate provides graduates with the knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions with specific knowledge in recruiting, interviewing, employee relations, employment law, as well as supervision and management. 

The Human Resources Certificate can be completed via face-to-face, hybrid (50% face-to-face/50% online), and 100% online options.  To offer the highest degree of flexibility to our students, the Human Resources Certificate is available 100% online from the comfort of your own home.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Basic Business Certificate program find that they have a general understanding of the principles of business, as well as basic computer, communication, and math skills. While most graduates of this program go on to complete their Associate in Business Administration degree, employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:

  • Banks
  • Education, legal and medical offices
  • Construction companies
  • Retailers
  • Real estate companies
  • Government agencies

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

For more information, contact:
Theresa Strong - (843) 349-7559

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester Credit Hours
BUS 135 Wage and Salary Administration 3
BUS 136 Compensation and Benefits Analysis 3
BUS 190 Business Analytics I 3
ENG 155* Communications I 3
MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics 3
  TOTAL 15
Second Semester - Spring    
BUS 220 Business Ethics 3
BUS 270 SCWE in Business (Internship) 3
MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision 3
MGT 201 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 210 Employee Selection and Retention 3
  TOTAL 15



*ENG 101 may be substituted for ENG 155.