BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Students will be prepared for a variety of rewarding careers including: Human Resource specialist, Human Resource management, administrative services manager, labor relations specialist, compensation and benefits manager, and training and development manager, among others. Emphasis will also be placed on understanding multicultural perspectives and ethics in a worldview context. As a part of this degree, students will prepare for one of the applicable HR certifications as part of their final capstone.
Cohort Study Curriculum
Requirements for the cohort: 54 semester credits; 48 credits in residence, 40 credits upper division
Requirements for the major: 45 semester credits: 42 credits in residence, 40 credits upper division
All courses are three credits and five weeks unless otherwise noted
BUS 223A | Intro to MS Office/Excel | 3 credits
BUS 301A | Management & Leadership: From Theory to Practice | 3 credits
BUS 303A | Business & Employment Law | 3 credits
BUS 318A | Performance Management, Strategy & Change | 3 credits
BUS 319A | Intro to Human Resource Management | 3 credits
BUS 321A | Organizational Behavior & Design | 3 credits
BUS 327A | Employee Training & Development | 3 credits
BUS 329A | Cross-Cultural Communication, Staffing & Recruitment | 3 credits
BUS 330A | Components of Workplace Compensation | 3 credits
BUS 340A | Marketing for Managers | 3 credits
BUS 375A | Human Resource Information & Technology | 3 credits
BUS 378A | HR Analytics (Prerequisites: BUS 107A, 223A) | 3 credits
BUS 460A | Fundamentals of Employee Benefits | 3 credits
BUS 462A | HR Finance & Budgeting (Prerequisites: BUS 107A, 223A) | 3 credits
BUS 497A | HR Capstone | 3 credits
HUM 310A | Faith, Living and Learning (Prerequisite: EN 111A, 112A) | 3 credits
ILR 300A | Adv Information Literacy & Research (Prerequisite: EN 111A) | 3 credits
REL 320A | Spirituality, Character and Service (Prerequisite: EN 111A, 112A) | 3 credits
Upon successful complete of the HR Management major, graduates will be able to demonstrate:
- Fundamental knowledge of the core functions in human resource field which includes, staffing, employee, benefits, training & development, and technology. Students will be prepared to enter a successful career in human resource field.
- Integrate an understanding of factors that impact human resource decision-making including understand the theoretical framework of leadership, HR management principles and how to apply the concepts in the workplace.
- Proficiency of the basic concepts of professional demeanor, problem-solving leadership, human behavior, communication, administration, and technology to engage ethically and with integrity within a constantly changing world.
- Proficiency in the broad business perspective competencies of strategic and critical thinking, industry and sector perspectives, management, legal and regulatory environment, marketing and leveraging technology business.
- Fundamental knowledge and integration of cultural competence of diverse world issues, developing the students’ ability to network and collaborate more effectively and increasing the holistic growth of the students’ multicultural and communication skills; this may include professional growth to support current and future workforce challenges.
Student outcomes are also measured in light of the university’s core themes.
Minor in Human Resource Management
Courses are three credits and five weeks in length.
BUS 318A Performance Management, Strategy & Change | 3 credits
BUS 319A Introduction to Human Resource Management | 3 credits
BUS 329A Cross-Cultural Communication, Staffing & Recruitment | 3 credits
BUS 330A Components of Workplace Compensation | 3 credits
BUS 378A HR Analytics | 3 credits
BUS 460A Fundamentals of Employee Benefits | 3 credits