Management with Human Resource Management Option, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)

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Students interested in learning about management should consider the Management major. Within this major students can follow three options: General Business Option, Human Resource Management Option and Operations Management Option.

The Human Resource Management option focuses on tools, techniques and methods used to maximize satisfaction for both the employer and employee. This option applies human resource management and general management theories to the actual management of the human resources of the organization. Topics covered include equal opportunities, safety and health, compensation, training and development, performance appraisal, motivation and job satisfaction and retirement.

Courses taken for the Human Resource Management Option beyond the required Business Administration Core are not counted double toward the Finance Major, the Marketing Major, the Operations Management Option or the General Business Option.

Required Business Administration Core
Lower Division Courses
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
DSCI 245DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
Note: ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill GECRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree. However, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.
ENGL 201COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION5
MATH 142PRECALCULUS II5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
or MATH 200 FINITE MATHEMATICS
MISC 211INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
Upper Division Courses
DSCI 346ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MGMT 423BUSINESS AND SOCIETY4
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Note: students are required to take the MFT as a business program requirement during the quarter the student takes the senior capstone for business.
Required Human Resources Management Courses
HUMR 328HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT4
HUMR 427COMPENSATION ADMINISTRATION4
HUMR 429CURRENT ISSUES IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 471MULTINATIONAL PEOPLE MANAGEMENT4
or IBUS 471 MULTINATIONAL PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Electives–select approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.8-10
Total Credits93-95

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • be able to understand and deal with the influence of the major environmental factors that affect HRM activities;
  • possess the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage the staffing function;
  • possess the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage the compensation function;
  • possess the knowledge and skills needed to conduct effective training and development activities;
  • possess the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage labor relations and employee safety and health.