Associate of Science in Human Resources

Riverside City College
12-18 months
Full time/part time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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About this program

Associate of Science in Human Resources

This program prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in an organization, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. This includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resources dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

The Associate of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Major Concentration will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.

Admission requirements

RCC has only two international student admission requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR over the age of 18 (minors may be considered for special admission)
  • TOEFL iBT 45 or equivalent

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Program content

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Law I
  • Business Mathematics
  • Management Communications
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Applications for Business

Required for this concentration

  • HRM: Human Resources Management
  • Elements of Supervision
  • Employee Training and Development
  • Employee Labor Relations
  • Introduction to Organizational Behavior

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.

Program delivery

This Program Pathway will allow a full-time student to complete this program in 12-18 months. For students who require a part time pathway, please see a counselor for more information


Tuition fees: $435 per unit for international students.


Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Use technology to analyze business decisions and to enhance business communications.
  • Apply basic business and accounting calculations and analyses. Have an understanding of legal practices relating to business.
  • Apply sound management practices.

In addition to outcomes for the Businesses Administration certificate, on successful completion of the Human Resources concentration, students should be able to:

  • Apply sound human resources management practices. Identify, describe and analyze the role of training and development, along with key influences that impact this function within human resources management.
  • Describe and analyze the role of employee labor relations in human resources management, along with key influences impacting labor relations today.
  • Understand the role that Human Resources Management plays in the successful operations of a business or organization.
  • Analyze and explain various human resources laws and policies required for a professional in the field to know and understand.

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Riverside City College

Riverside City College (RCC) is one of the best colleges in the USA for many international students. RCC was founded in 1916 and is located in beautiful Southern California close beaches and many other major attractions in Los Angeles, San...

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Why study at Riverside City College


Save over $80,00 (compare with UC) and receive up to $2,500 international student scholarship.

Great Location

Located in Southern California near Los Angeles, just a 1-hour drive to the beach, mountains, and theme parks.

Easy Admission

No SAT/ACT and low TOEFL/IELTS Score requirement. Just three simple and fast admission steps.

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24/7 on-campus police service and support. Low campus crime rate.

Transfer Opportunities

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