Human Resource Management, BS

This program is designed for students who have an interest in the human resource management functions of business organizations. The program explores the broad human resource activities required to attract, maintain and develop an effective workforce, including strategic planning, recruitment and selection, training and development, appraising employee performance and compensation, and benefits administration. This exploration also includes a review of recent laws, court decisions, new technologies, and social forces that make human resource management a rapidly evolving career field. In addition, this program of study encourages students to develop a strategic mind-set in the context of human resource management policies and practices, and empowers them to become effective decision-makers in this specialized field of business management.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:
  • Critically analyze concepts in the principal areas of business to guide organizational decision-making.
  • Leverage current business technologies in support of organizational continuity.
  • Demonstrate the leadership skills required to achieve strategic business objectives.
  • Demonstrate appropriate ethical perspectives in a global business environment.
  • Proficiently communicate across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Productively collaborate with multiple stakeholder groups.

Human Resource Management: Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

180 Credits

Human Resource Management Major Core (87)

AC2760Financial Accounting for Managers

4.5

 

FN6350DCFinancial Management

4.5

OR

FN3000Business Finance I

4.5

 

MG6500DCMarketing Administration

4.5

OR

MG3000Marketing

4.5

 

MT1050Introduction to Business

4.5

MT2050Principles of Management

4.5

 

MT6255DCIntroduction to Leadership and Quality

4.5

OR

MT3000+Elective

4.5

 

MT3050Human Resource Management

4.5

MT3080Compensation and Benefits

4.5

MT3100Employee and Labor Relations

4.5

MT3230Employment Law

4.5

MT3300Supervision

4.5

MT3500Managing Information Systems

4.5

MT4050Training and Development

4.5

MT4200Business Ethics

4.5

MT4300Management Across Cultures

4.5

MT4420Strategic Human Resource Management

4.5

MT4444Management Review Lab

1.5

MT4450Strategic Management

4.5

 

MT4501Human Resource Management Internship

4.5

OR

MT4505Human Resource Management Action Research Project

4.5

 

OM3000Operations Management

4.5

FN6350DC, MG6500DC, MT6255DC:  Students who do not have a 2.75 CGPA or applicable transfer credit will enroll in an appropriate undergraduate course. Transfer credit may replace major core, emphasis core, or open elective 6000DC+ and 3000+ courses.

MT4450: Capstone Course (minimum "C" grade required)

Open Electives (36)

General Education Core (57)

(Available for block transfer)

Communications

EN1150Composition I

4.5

Science

SCScience Elective

4.5

Humanities

HU2000Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

4.5

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

4.5

General Education

General Education Elective

4.5

General Education (34.5) (Course-by-course transfer)

Communications

EN1300Composition II

4.5

 

EN2100Speech

4.5

OR

EN2150Interpersonal Professional Communication

4.5

 

EN3050Technical Communications

4.5

Mathematics

MA2000Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

MA3000Business Statistics

4.5

Behavioral/ Social Science

EC2050Macroeconomics

4.5

EC2100Microeconomics

4.5

General Education

CS2080Career Management

3

Graduation Requirements: A minimum 2.0 GPA is required overall and in the Major Core. See the "Graduation Requirements" section of the catalog for additional requirements.

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