Human Resources Management Major

Human Resources Undergrad MajorIt is often said that people are a company's most important asset. Any position, from entry level to the C-suites, requires an understanding of people and the flexibility to address multifaceted challenges. A degree in Human Resources Management helps students develop the leadership, decision making and motivational skills needed to successfully organize and coordinate these assets. Our students develop a broad range of expertise, the kind of expertise that is valued in any organization in any business sector.  


A minimum of 120 credit hours are required to earn the Bachelor of Business Administration Human Resources Management Major. The major program is comprised of requires completion of 33 credits.

Required Courses: 24 Credit Hours (8 Courses)
  • MGT 301 Principles of Management
  • MGT 302 Principles of Labor and Industrial Relations
  • MGT 340 Human Resource Management
  • MGT 341 Personnel Compensation, Performance and Job
  • MGT 342 Staffing Organizations
  • MGT 343 Employee Training and Development
  • MGT 431 Employment Practices Law
  • MGT 457 Human Resources Information Systems
Elective Courses: 6 Credit Hours (2 Courses)
  • MGT 404 Organizational Theory and Design
  • MGT 422 Labor Law
  • MGT 443 Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 455 Trends In Employee Relations and The Quality Of Working Life
  • MGT 477 Managerial Skill Development
  • MGT 487 International Management
  • MGT 490 Internship
  • MGT 493 Current Topics
  • MGT 496 Special Problems
Business Elective: 3 Credit Hours (1 Course)
  • Business Elective - choose an additional 300/400 level business course