POLS 4219 - Public Human Resources Management


This course will examine the processes, policies, procedures and laws concerning public personnel. It will also cover the issues of employee protection, motivation, efficiency and responsibility.

Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Understand the unique responsibility and position of the public personnel department in regard to law, service and labor relations;
  2. Understand the workings of the public personnel department including employee motivation, testing, evaluation, termination, recruitment, and placement;
  3. Research, write and communicate aspects of public human resource management.
  • Module 1: Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Module 2: History of Human Resources
  • Module 3: Finding and Hiring the Best "Human" for the Job
  • Module 4: Compensation and Benefits
  • Module 5: Compliance
  • Module 6: Training, Recognition, Discipline
  • Module 7: Professional Development
  • Module 8: Termination Processes

Credit Hours

Organizational Leadership


  • POLS 1101

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