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Specialize in Human Resource Management

A degree in Business Administration with a specialization in human resource management from BHSU will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment as an HR professional or in a HR-related position.

With a degree in human resource management, you will experience a program taught by an interdisciplinary team of accomplished faculty including professors, entrepreneurs, and professionals in the human resource field.

The benefits of earning this degree at BHSU include:

  • Credibility:The BHSU School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). www.bhsu.edu/aacsb
  • Relevant:Guest lectures are provided by experts in the human resource field.
  • Experiential:Field trips to visit human resource managers and officers and internship opportunities to apply knowledge gained in the program.
  • Personalized Attention:Class sizes range from 10-25 students. The upper-level courses have a smaller enrollment which allows for more one-on-one time with your professors.
  • Involvement:The opportunity to join the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on campus -- an active and engaging student organization dedicated to the field of human resource.

Human Resource Management Course Requirements

Pre-Business Core - 24 semester hours

  • ACCT 210 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 211 - Principles of Accounting II
  • BADM 320 - Quantitative Decision Analysis
  • BADM 344 - Managerial Communications
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • MATH 281 - Introduction to Statistics
    or
  • BADM 220 - Business Statistics
  • MIS 205 - Advanced Computer Applications

Business Core - 33 semester hours

  • 300/400 level ECON elective
  • BADM 310 - Business Finance
  • BADM 321 - Business Statistics II
  • BADM 350 - Legal Environment of Business
  • BADM 360 - Organization and Management
  • BADM 370 - Marketing
  • BADM 407 - International Business
  • BADM 425 - Production/Operations Management
  • BADM 457 - Business Ethics
  • BADM 482 - Business Policy and Strategy
  • MIS 325 - Management Information Systems

Specialization in Human Resource Management - 18 semester hours

  • HRM 417 - Human Resource Management
  • HRM 452 - HRIS & Workforce Analytics
  • HRM 456 - Employment Law and Policy
  • HRM 459 - Personnel Planning & Selection
  • HRM 465 - Compensation Management
  • HRM 466 - Training & Development

Gen Ed Requirements - 30 semester hours

  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Art & Humanities - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 6-8 semester hours
  • ENGL 101 - Composition I
  • ENGL 201 - Composition II
  • SPCM 101 - Fundamentals of Speech
    or
  • SPCM 215 - Public Speaking
    or
  • SPCM 222 - Argumentation and Debate

Career Opportunities

Human Resource Management majors are able to find careers in a variety of fields:

  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Job Analyst
  • Compensation and Benefits Specialist
  • HR Information Systems Analyst
  • HR Generalist Responsible for Multiple Functions