Put Your Decision-Making Skills to Good Use
Peirce’s Human Resources (HR) degree program prepares you for new opportunities. Specifically, our Human Resources Management degree program positions you to play a key role in talent recruitment, development and retention – all of which play a critical role in business growth. You’ll study practical HR management areas, like benefits, compensation and training, and you’ll get a strong foundation in business principles, law and ethics to help build your skill set and prepare you for real-world business settings.
Plus, with Peirce, you get flexible courses that fit your busy schedule. This human resources degree is available online, on campus or through a combination of both.
Peirce's HR Management degree program meets the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) vigorous standards of HR practice. SHRM defines the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students, and our program's SHRM alignment empowers Peirce graduates to become successful strategic partners that proactively manage their companies' most important resources: their people.
Ready to explore new opportunities in the HR field? Learn more about why Peirce's Human Resources Management degree might be right for you and apply today to take your first step toward a rewarding and fulfilling career.
Human Resources Degree Curriculum
Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121
|INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:||Min. Credits|
|PRC||PRC 100 or PRC 101*||1|
|BIS 111||Application Software Fundamentals||3|
|COM 112||Speech Communication||3|
|COM 312||Practical Reasoning||3|
|ENG 101||English Composition||3|
|ENG 103||Rhetoric and Research||3|
|HUM 102||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|HUM||HUM Core (choose 1)||3|
|MAT 101||Introduction to College Mathematics||3|
|MAT 102||College Algebra||3|
|SCI||Science Courses (choose 2)||6|
|GEN ED||General Education Courses (choose 1)||3|
|PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:||Min. Credits|
|BUS 100||Introduction to Business||3|
|ACC 105||Accounting for Non-Financial Managers||3|
|FIN 105||Finance for Non Financial Managers||3|
|MKT 101||Introduction to Marketing||3|
|MAT 109||Statistics I||3|
|MGT 210||Applied Management Concepts||3|
|HRM 201||Human Resource Management||3|
|HRM 306||Managing Employment Law||3|
|HRM 310||Training Development and Design||3|
|HRM 330||HR Information Systems||3|
|HRM 350||Human Capital Management||3|
|HRM 380||Labor and Employee Relations||3|
|HRM 395||Total Rewards||3|
|MGT 310||Ethical Leadership||3|
|HRM 410||Organizational Development||3|
|HRM 420||Global HR and Diversity||3|
|MGT 404||Operations Management||3|
|HRM 450||HRM Capstone||3|
|SWE 304 or ELE||Cooperative Work Experience or Elective Course (HRM 425 Recommended)||3|
|ELE||Elective (choose 6)||18|
|GE ELE||General 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.
“There are thousands of employers that have internal HR departments, and many organizations that provide HR resources as consultants – all of whom need quality employees with this type of degree. There are local, national, and international opportunities for graduates of this program.”
Kristen Irey, J.D.
Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management
Interested in a degree in Human Resource Management? Contact an Admissions Representative and get started with your application. You can also apply using our online application.