The Human Resource Management major focuses on the management of an organization’s human resources in both unionized and non-unionized settings. The major is intended for two types of management-oriented students: 1) students who are concerned with management of human resources and 2) students who plan to specialize in industrial relations and human resource functions.
The Human Resource Management Student will:
1. Demonstrate competencies in the core areas of research, problem solving, statistical analysis, computer skills, oral communication and writing.
2. Apply ethical reasoning to decision making and demonstrate personal and team leadership skills.
3. Exhibit knowledge of the legal, regulatory, ethical and technological issues inherent in the global environment of business today.
4. Demonstrate skills necessary to progress in a career and/or pursue advanced studies.
5. Apply fundamental knowledge of economics, information systems, business research, accounting, law, and management to decision making.
Bachelor of Arts Requirements : 34 hours from the Human Resource Management (HRM) offerings including HRM 109, 225, 240, 325, 335, 355, 400, 408, 420, 425, 62IR (one-credit hour course) and one of the following HRM electives: HRM 310, HRM 175, 223, 224, 321, 475, 390/490. Other required courses include ACCT 203 and 204, MATH 200 or SOCY 341, BUAD 220, BUAD 225, BUAD 310, ECON 200 (or ECON 201 and 202), PSYC 110, PHIL 212, and WRTG 159. The Business faculty will certify the general education service component and competencies in computer usage, moral/ethical reasoning, oral communication, research and writing in this major.
Minor Requirements: HRM 325 and HRM 420 or HRM 425, HRM 109, HRM 225 and two of the following HRM 240, 321, 335, 310, 390, 408.