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Human Resource Management Major

The human resource management major seeks to provide undergraduate students with a broad overview of organizational management. It offers a flexible program of courses that emphasizes the most current knowledge in the profession.

Learning Goals

    • Develop and apply HR planning, recruitment, and selection practices that conform to commonly accepted professional standards and are legally sustainable.
    • Develop and apply training needs analysis, instructional objectives, training program design that fully utilizes multimedia capabilities, and training evaluation practices so that training has a positive return on investment (ROI) for the business.
    • Develop and apply performance appraisal forms and corrective performance management actions including feedback and disciplinary measures so that they are effective and legally sustainable.
    • Develop and apply compensation, benefit, and reward systems that facilitate the attraction, development, and retention of a high-performance workforce and are legally sustainable.
    • Develop and apply labor-management practices that foster a productive work environment and that are legally sustainable.
    • Develop and apply HR information systems (HRIS) that support effective decision-making in all HR areas (i.e., staffing, training, performance management, compensation and reward systems, and labor-management practices).
  • After completing your BBA with a major in Human Resources, you will be able to:

Degree Requirements

    • 60 credits of lower division course work including business pre-core courses.
    • 60 credits of upper division course work, including business core courses, human resource management major courses, and upper division business electives.
    • Human resource management major courses require a grade of "C"' or higher.

Human Resource Management Major Courses

MAN 4102 Managing Diversity or 
MAN 4610
 International Human Resources Management or 
BUL 4540
 Employment Law

MAN 4330 Compensation and Benefits
MAN 4301 Human Resource Management
MAN 4350 Training and Development
MAN 4320 Recruitment and Staffing
MAN 4322 Human Resource Information Systems
MAN 4410 Union-Management Relations


Four upper division business electives

Two Year and Four Year Major Maps

For more information view the Human Resource Management program requirements.