Human Resource Management

Degree Type
Major,
Minor

Human Resource Management Major

The major in Human Resource Management develops students who understand human behavior in organizations and how employees represent an asset that must be leveraged to generate organizational value.

With strong social awareness, students in this major learn how to handle various human resources management functions to implement organizational strategies with a critical understanding of professional practices in human resource management that are recognized internationally.

With theoretical foundation and hands-on practical experience, students learn the functional aspects of human resource management such as HR planning, compensation, recruitment, training and development, career planning, and performance management while emphasizing the integration of Human Resource management and organizational strategic planning process.

Our study plan covers topics that ensure the development of leadership skills to implement organizational effectiveness and manage organizational change.

Throughout their study, our students will have the opportunity to engage with HR professionals through departmental events and external networking opportunities.

Human Resource Management major must complete all the courses below. 

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
36

Notes:  Students on old study plans (MGT 360) will need to complete OPM 340 as a common core course instead of MGT 360, (MGT 390) may choose to complete a Business elective (MGT 360 and MGT 390 may also be chosen as Business electives), (HRM 498) will need to complete HRM 499, which is 9 credit hours.

Human Resources Management Minor

Students from other majors can add a minor in HRM and must complete the following courses.

Item #
Title
Credits
ONE course from the following list  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Students majoring in EFB (Entrepreneurship and Family Business) must complete a replacement course for MGT 373 as recommended by the department chair.

Study Plan (Major in Human Resource Management)

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
18
Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
18
Item #
Title
Credits
Business Elective - I  +
3
Natural Science - II  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
18

Students on old study plans need to complete OPM 340 instead of MGT 360.

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
15
  • BAN 310 used to be OPM 460. Also fine if a student completed OPM 460.
  • Students on old study plans may choose a third business elective instead of MGT 390.
Item #
Title
Credits
Business Elective - II  +
3
General Elective - I  +
3
General Elective - II  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
16
Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Students on old study plans complete HRM 499 which is 9 credit hours.