Program Requirements

Program Requirements

B.S. Human resource Management Program Guide

Human resource management consists of planned organizational activities designed to improve employee efficiency and equity, such as staffing, compensation, and training.

For all HR Management course descriptions and additional information refer to the 2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog.

This major should be of interest to students pursuing careers as human resource managers, as well as to those who anticipate that they will someday be responsible for making hiring, performance appraisal, and pay decisions. Students working toward a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Human Resource Management must maintain a 2.00 grade point average overall and a 2.50 grade point average in all business courses taken.

Plan of Study

I. General Education Requirements (52-53 s.h.)

Communications (9-10 s.h.)

  • COMP 01.111 College Composition I or COMP 01.105 Intensive College Composition I
  • COMP 01.112 College Composition II
  • CMS 04.205 Public Speaking

Math and Science (13 s.h.)

  • MATH 03.125 Calculus Techniques and Applications or MATH 01.130 Calculus I
  • STAT 02.260 Statistics I
  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Computing course
  • Lab Science Course (4 s.h.)

Social and Behavioral Science (9 s.h.)

  • ECON 04.101 Introduction to Economics - a Macroeconomic Perspective
  • ECON 04.102 Introduction to Economics - a Microeconomic Perspective
  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide (Psychology or Sociology Recommended)

History/Humanities/Language (6 s.h.)

  • Must take two different disciplines. One of the two courses should be designated as a Literature course.
  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

Artistic and Creative Experience (3 s.h.)

  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

Non-Program (Non-Business) Electives (12 s.h.)

  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

II. Free Electives (6-8 s.h.)

  • Choice from Approved Gen Ed Guide

III. Major Area Requirements (60 s.h.)

Business Core Courses (27 s.h.)

  • ACC 03.210 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACC 03.211 Principles of Accounting II
  • MKT 09.200 Principles of Marketing
  • MGT 98.242 Legal Environment of Business
  • MGT 06.300 Organizational Behavior
  • FIN 04.300 Principles of Finance
  • MIS 02.234 Management Information Systems
  • MGT 06.305 Operations Management
  • MGT 06.402 Business Policy

Human Resource Management Specialization Courses (21 s.h.)

  • HRM 06.302 Management of Human Resources
  • MGT 06.330 Managing International Business
  • HRM 06.315 Recruitment and Selection
  • HRM 16.401 Labor/Employee Relations
  • HRM 06.425 Management of Compensation
  • MGT 06.361 Supervised Internship
  • HRM 98.337 Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management -WI

Human Resource Management Electives (12 s.h.)

Select four of the following courses
  • ENT 06.240 Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • MGT 06.123 Introductory Management Perspectives for the 21st Century
  • PHIL 09.222 Business Ethics
  • ECON 04.345 Labor Economics
  • ECON 04.351 Health Economics
  • PSY 05.402 Psychology of Conflict Resolution
  • SPAN 05.312 Spanish for Business
  • STAT 02.261 Statistics II
  • SPAN 05.201 Spanish III
  • SPAN 05.211 Spanish Reading and Conversation
  • SPAN 05.212 Spanish Reading and Composition
  • Any upper-level non-required courses offered by Rowan University's College of Business

IV. Total Credits for Program: 120 s.h.