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Bachelor of Arts

This program prepares students for careers in human resources.  Students who complete the human resources concentration should be able to thoroughly describe the human resources needs of organizations, contribute to building effective human resources policies and programs, and offer recommendations for improvement.

Concentration Objective

Upon completion of this concentration, students should be able to contribute to building effective human resources policies and programs.

Concentration Course List

HR3040 Introduction to Human Resources and Workforce Planning 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is an introduction to human resources functions and related activities, including employee benefits, counseling, corporate risk management, discipline, and strategic workforce planning.

HR4010 Compensation and Benefits 3 credits 5 weeks

This course examines of monetary and non-monetary benefit theories and practices, including employee evaluation, individual and group pay, and insurance and retirement plans.

Prerequisite:
Recommendation: HR3040 to Human Resources and Workforce Planning

HR4040 Employee and Labor Relations 3 credits 5 weeks

This course provides a study of the contemporary environment of employee and labor relations, including a review of internal structures and policies, federal and state laws, and human resources role in personnel risk management.

HR4050 Training and Development 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is an exploration of the role of employee development in contemporary organizations and the methods, development, and assessment of training programs.

Prerequisite:
Recommendation: HR3040 to Human Resources and Workforce Planning

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum of 50 semester credits from an institution of higher learning accredited regionally or by ABHE.
  • Official transcript directly from all institutions previously attended.
  • GPA of 2.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) on all prior work.
  • Application form and payment of Application Fee.

Any applicant not meeting the above-stated requirements may petition for consideration.