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HRM Minor

Available to Waterloo students enrolled in degree studies in the Faculty of Arts, and other faculties with some restrictions (see “Restrictions for Enrolling in an HRM Minor” below). The HRM Minor requires successful completion of a minimum of eight courses with a cumulative average of at least 70%. The HRM Minor includes courses required by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) towards the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) /Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designations.

HRM Diploma

Designed for individuals who are currently working in human resources who wish to expand and update their current skills, or those who desire to gain entry into this exciting field. The HRM Diploma requires successful completion of a minimum of eight courses with a cumulative average of at least 70% and can be completed on a full- or part-time basis. The HRM Diploma includes courses required by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) towards the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) / Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designations.

Restrictions for enrolling in an HRM minor

Check the restrictions of your home Faculty regarding enrolment in a Minor plan in the Faculty of Arts effective Fall 2012 (e.g., HRM Minor):

  • Arts Faculty (revised effective Fall 2012): Students enrolled in degree studies may pursue a Minor.
     
  • Other Faculties (as reported to the Arts UG Office March 2012):
    • Applied Health Sciences: Students enrolled in degree studies may pursue a Minor.
    • Engineering (including Architecture): Students enrolled degree studies may pursue a Minor.
    • Environment: Students enrolled in any Honours plan may pursue a Minor.
    • Mathematics: Students enrolled in degree studies other than Three-Year General Math may pursue a Minor.
    • Science: Those enrolled in Optometry or Pharmacy may not pursue a Minor. Those in other degree plans may pursue a Minor plan.

Note: In some cases, those doing two or more academic plans will require more than the usual minimum number of units required for the degree.

Discontinued HRM plans

Note that the HRM Option, HRM Specialization for Psych Majors, and HRM Specialization for Arts & Business Majors were discontinued effective Fall 2012. Students enrolled in these plans may complete their current plan requirements, or, if enrolled in Waterloo courses Fall 2012 or later, may switch to the 2012 Minor requirements. Students switching to the 2012 Minor must complete all course and average requirements as indicated.

Contacts about HRM plans

Nadine Quehl
Advisor, Human Resources Management (HRM)

Contact

Nadine Quehl
HRM Program Advisor
nquehl@uwaterloo.ca

Vince di Ruzza
HRM Program Director
vdiruzza@uwaterloo.ca

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