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HRMT101 - Human Relations Communication

Course Details

Course Code: HRMT101 Course ID: 4113 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides students with communication strategies from the behavioral sciences designed to establish positive relationships with individuals and groups in the modern workplace. Through readings, critical thinking exercises, problem-solving scenarios, written assignments, and case studies, students develop the human relations skills required to interact effectively with people at work. Communication skills and practices pertinent to ethical relationships with members of line management, co-workers, direct reports, customers, and the public are examined. Also, interpersonal and organizational applications associated with group/team functions, multicultural and multigenerational relationships, leadership, mentoring, and customer satisfaction are presented to assist students with the timely identification and resolution of communication issues and challenges.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Define the nature, purpose, and importance of effective human relations communications in organizations.
2. Compare and contrast the role of intrapersonal and interpersonal messaging in the communication process.
3. Develop the effective use of critical thinking and analysis skills in written, verbal, and non- verbal communication to increase comprehension and reduce misunderstanding.
4. Explain the importance of fairness in creating an effective team environment.
5. Utilize positive multicultural, multigenerational, and gender communication, while reducing the potential for negative effects from ethnocentrism, age, and sex discrimination.
6. Differentiate between ethical and unethical behavior in a professional setting

NameGrade %
Introduction 5.00 %
Introduction 5.00 %
Forums 40.00 %
Forum 1 5.00 %
Forum 2 5.00 %
Forum 3 5.00 %
Forum 4 5.00 %
Forum 5 5.00 %
Forum 6 5.00 %
Forum 7 5.00 %
Forum 8 5.00 %
Assignments 30.00 %
Week 3: Assignment #1 - Critical Thinking 10.00 %
Week 4: Assignment #2 - Critical Thinking 10.00 %
Week 6: Assignment #3 - Critical Thinking 10.00 %
Assignment #4 15.00 %
Week 8: Assignment #4: Final Project 15.00 %
Quizzes 10.00 %
Week 8 - Quiz 5.00 %
Week 4 - Quiz 5.00 %
Constitution Day 2.00 %
Constitution Day Forum 2.00 %

Web Sites

In addition to the required course texts, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

American Psychological Association’s APA Style

http://www.apastyle.org

APUS Online Library

http://apus.campusguides.com/index.php

International Communication Association

http://www.icahdq.org/

National Communication Association

http://www.natcom.org

Society for Human Resource Management

www.shrm.org

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.