Human Resource Management Concentration

The human resource management concentration covers the fields of personnel management, industrial relations, and training. The program is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of the wide range of opportunities in the field. The courses emphasize both the theoretical aspects and the practical skills needed for success in the field. By careful selection of elective courses, students can design a program to suit their individual career interests.
B.S.B.A. Core Requirements
B.S.B.A. Worksheet/Flow Chart/Suggested Program Plan/Others Forms
Course Descriptions (See Section 3)

Required Courses

  • MGT340  Human Resource Management
  • MGT342  Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
  • MGT346  Human Resource Management Law
  • MGT348  Compensation Administration

Electives (Select a total of 6 crs. from the following courses)

  • FIN324   Retirement Planning & Employee Benefits
  • MIS300   Information Technology & Business Operations
  • MGT337  Issues in Entrepreneurship
  • MGT349  International Human Resource Administration
  • MGT368  Senior Seminar I
  • MGT369  Senior Seminar II
  • MGT370  International Business
  • MGT394  Leadership & Decision-Making
  • MGT431  Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • MGT432  Entrepreneurship
  • MGT433  Small Business Management
  • MGT450  Negotiation

Career Opportunities
The Department of Labor projects a strong demand for entry level jobs in the human resource management field. Human resource management is among the top paying fields. Graduates of the program are prepared to begin their careers in the human resource management departments of corporations or government agencies as trainees, recruiters, compensation specialists, job analysts, grievance counselors, and arbitration managers. The program provides a solid foundation for graduate study in the fields of personnel, industrial relations, human resource management, and organizational development.

For additional information: S.U. Undergraduate Catalog (See Section 2, John L. Grove College of Business) and for Course Descriptions (See Section 3).