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Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management

The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management prepares students for career advancement in the human resources field, with a focus on talent recruitment, retention, benefits, compensation, business principles, law, and ethics.

  • Graduates are prepared to sit for the Professional in Human Resource (PHR®) certification exam administered  by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI®).
  • Save time and money by applying up to 90 transfer credits toward this degree.
  • Complete your remaining credits entirely online or through a combination of online and on-campus courses.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills that can lead to professional advancement and graduate-level study.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BS in Human Resource Management program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competency in core business disciplines and the ability to apply this knowledge to human resource management situations.

  2. Assess core human resource management policies, procedures, and processes.

  3. Evaluate statutory and legal requirements when administering human resource management policies and procedures.

  4. Assess human resource management issues in a global context and choose and defend resolutions.

  5. Apply appropriate research methods to the analysis of human resource management issues and communicate recommendations.

Program at a Glance:

Credits:

121

Transfer Credits:

Up to 90 transfer credits can be applied to this degree

Format:

100% online, or a blend of online and on-campus courses

Cost:

See how you can finish this degree for about $20,000

Per Credit Tuition:

$600 per credit

See if you are eligible for a corporate discount

*Tuition is based on 2019-2020 tuition and does not include fees or books.

Bachelor’s to Master’s:

Up to 12 graduate credits can be earned for this program at the undergraduate rate that also apply to the M.S. in Organizational Leadership and Management.Learn more.

Human Resources Degree Curriculum

Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
COM 312Practical Reasoning3
ECO 101Macroeconomics3
ECO 102Microeconomics3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
HUMHUM Core (choose 1)3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
MAT 102College Algebra3
SCIScience Courses (choose 2)6
GEN EDGeneral Education Courses (choose 1)3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
BUS 100Introduction to Business3
ACC 105Accounting for Non-Financial Managers3
FIN 105Finance for Non Financial Managers3
MKT 101Introduction to Marketing3
MAT 109Statistics I3
MGT 210Applied Management Concepts3
HRM 201Human Resource Management3
HRM 306Managing Employment Law3
HRM 310Training Development and Design3
HRM 330HR Information Systems3
HRM 350Human Capital Management3
HRM 380Labor and Employee Relations3
HRM 395Total Rewards3
MGT 310Ethical Leadership3
HRM 410Organizational Development3
HRM 420Global HR and Diversity3
MGT 404Operations Management3
HRM 450HRM Capstone3
SWE 304 or ELECooperative Work Experience or Elective Course (HRM 425 Recommended)3
ELEElective (choose 6)18
GE ELEGeneral Education Elective (choose one)3

 

Careers in Human Resource Management

Our Human Resource Management program prepares you to become a vital contributor to your company as an HR assistant, generalist, specialist, or recruiter. Graduates will be prepared to pursue professional and senior professional HR certifications from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). For more information about potential human resources degree careers for Peirce graduates, visit our Business Careers page.

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