Bachelor of Science in Business Management - Human Resource Management Concentration

Academic Program Mission Statement:

Leading organizations are placing more emphasis on human capital development and the leadership initiatives produced by human resource management teams to deliver, develop, and retain employees as the most crucial and competitive factor in business today. The concentration in Human Resource Management prepares students for positions in human resource department leadership, to establish and advance organizational policies and guidelines and to utilize the tools and techniques for developing transformational work environments. The concentration in Human Resource Management prepares graduates to become influential business leaders equipped with the ability to identify, analyze, and solve complex human resource and management issues.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of self, society and the domestic and global human resource environment
  2. Demonstrate comprehensive professional knowledge of human resource management including organizational theory and behavior and strategic human resource planning
  3. Demonstrate the ability to thoughtfully assess and analyze information and to make sound human resource decisions
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and writing
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of appropriate socially responsible behavior in human resource models
  6. Demonstrate an awareness of ethical situations as they apply to human resource management

Recommended Course Sequencing

FIRST YEAR

AC101 Principles of Financial Accounting
AC102 Principles of Managerial Accounting
EN105 Advanced English Composition *
HU100 Foundations of Liberal Arts **
HU103 World History: 1500 to Present
MH220 Calculus I *
MK105 Priniciples of Marketing
MN105 Principles of Management
PM200 Human Resource Management
Ways of Knowing Requirement ***

SECOND YEAR

AC204 Principles of Finance
EC102 Microeconomics
EC103 Macroeconomics
EN206 Introduction to Literature
MN200 Business Law
PM201 Compensation Management
PM203 Corporate Training & Development
SC103 Principles of Biology (4 credits)
SC232 Environmental Science (4 credits)
Historical & Global Awareness Requirement ***

THIRD YEAR

HU305 Ethics
MH216 Statistics
MN325 Organizational Theory & Behavior
MN352 Business Research Methods
PM314 Employee Benefits
300-level (or higher) Business Elective
300-level (or higher) Human Resource Management Elective
Diversity & Identity Requirement ***
Electives (2)

FOURTH YEAR

HU400 Synthesis of Liberal Arts
MN421 Operations Management
PM405 Labor Relations
PM455 Strategic Human Resource Management
PM495 Seminar in Contemporary Human Resource Management
PM499 Human Resource Management Internship or PM498 Human Resource Management Bachelor Thesis or 300-level (or higher) Business Elective
Aesthetic Appreciation Requirement ***
Electives (3)

Total Credits Required For Graduation: 122

* by placement
** If you have 15 or more accepted transfer credits, you may replace HU100 with an Arts and Science elective.
*** See course catalog or this page for listing of courses. 

Please see course descriptions for prerequisites. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.

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