Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Concentration in Human Resource Management

The primary objectives of the Human Resource Management specialization are to provide knowledge and experience of practical on-the-job application and to prepare students for positions in Human Resource Management, both in private and public sectors.



  • 120 Semester Hours
  • A maximum of 90 semester hours may be accepted toward fulfilling the degree requirement.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours with Southwest University.
  • Requirements Include:
  • 30 semester hours - General Education Courses
  • 30 semester hours - Core Discipline Courses
  • 3 semester hours - Capstone Course: BUS 478 Strategic Management and Policy
  • 18 semester hours - Major Concentration
  • 39 semester hours - Elective Courses
 
 




Course Requirements

General Education Courses

Students must have satisfied or they must complete the following General Education courses:

CourseTitleCredits 
ENG-100English Composition I3[+ More Info]
ENG-101English Composition II3[+ More Info]
COM-105Principles of Communication3[+ More Info]
NSC-136Natural Science3[+ More Info]
Select any two (2):
MATH-150College Math I3[+ More Info]
MATH-151College Math II3[+ More Info]
STAT-156Business Statistics3[+ More Info]
CIS-122Computer Concepts3[+ More Info]
Select any two (2):
HIST-110American History 1500 - 18773[+ More Info]
HIST-111American History 1863 - since 20103[+ More Info]
POLS-112International Relations3[+ More Info]
POLS-125World Politics3[+ More Info]
Select one (1):
PSY-130Introduction to Psychology3[+ More Info]
SOC-134Introduction to Sociology3[+ More Info]
Select one (1):
PHIL-160Ethics, Crime and Justice3[+ More Info]
PHIL-161Ethics3[+ More Info]

Core Courses

Students must have satisfied or they must complete the following core courses:

CourseTitleCredits 
ACC-203Accounting I3[+ More Info]
ACC-204Accounting II3[+ More Info]
BUS-210Introduction to Business3[+ More Info]
HRM-215Introduction to Human Resource Management3[+ More Info]
FIN-218Personal Finance3[+ More Info]
ECO-230Principles of Economics3[+ More Info]
BUS-239Practical Business Law3[+ More Info]
MGT-240Principles of Management3[+ More Info]
MKT-248Principles of Marketing3[+ More Info]
ORG-260Introduction to Organizational Management3[+ More Info]

Concentration Requirement Courses

CourseTitleCredits 
HRM-370HR: Issues, Decision-Making and Challenges3[+ More Info]
HRM-440Training Strategies and Practices3[+ More Info]
INT-448Global Human Resource Management3[+ More Info]
HRM-462Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining3[+ More Info]
HRM-472Strategic Compensation3[+ More Info]
HRM-475Staffing Processes and Strategies3[+ More Info]

Elective Courses

Students may select 200 and 300 level courses. Courses at the 300 level are subject to faculty approval.

CourseTitleCredits 
CIS-205Basic Communication Technologies3[+ More Info]
BUS-214Public Speaking3[+ More Info]
HR-225Principles of Human Relations3[+ More Info]
BUS-237Leadership3[+ More Info]
SOC-241Race and Ethnic Relations3[+ More Info]
MGT-243Administrative Office Management3[+ More Info]
BUS-280Special Topics in Business Administration3[+ More Info]
BUS-310Building Customer Service3[+ More Info]
BUS-320Information and Records Management3[+ More Info]
MGT-330Strategic Retail Management3[+ More Info]
MKT-335Principles of Selling3[+ More Info]
MGT-340Management3[+ More Info]
BUS-345Business Ethics3[+ More Info]
HR-348Human Relations at Work3[+ More Info]
BUS-350Public Relations3[+ More Info]
FIN-355Business Finance3[+ More Info]
MKT-358Promotional Marketing3[+ More Info]
INT-360International Business3[+ More Info]
MGT-365Risk Management3[+ More Info]
BUS-380Special Topics in Business Administration3[+ More Info]
FIN-425Investment Management3[+ More Info]
INT-430Global Marketing3[+ More Info]
ORG-435Organizational Behavior Structure and Processes3[+ More Info]
BUS-445Leadership in Organizations3[+ More Info]
MGT-450Supervisory Management3[+ More Info]
MGT-452Sales Management3[+ More Info]
INT-454International Organizational Behavior3[+ More Info]
BUS-456E-Commerce3[+ More Info]
BUS-460Entrepreneurial Management3[+ More Info]
INT-465International Management3[+ More Info]
MKT-470Consumer Purchasing and Behavior3[+ More Info]
BUS-480Special Topics in Business Administration3[+ More Info]

 

 
 

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