The objective of the Human Resource Emphasis in the Management major is to assist the student desiring a professional career in Human Resources or a related field. Consistent with the University’s mission, the emphasis embraces an integration of liberal and professional education to enable students to develop the ability to excel in the complex work environment of business. The curriculum combines extensive Human Resources study with a focus on development of student competencies in areas that will assist in their preparation for professional certification. Equally important is integrity, social responsibility oral and written communications, interpersonal relationships, technology management, international business issues and critical thinking skills.
The BSBA Human Resource Management emphasis as a course of study is designed to prepare the student to enter many areas of professional management where people skills are important such as supervision, benefits management, affirmative action, compensation, training, recruiting, selecting, workers’ compensation, and employee and labor relations.