Bachelor of Business Administration
Management - Human Resources Concentration
Turner College of Business
Department of Management and Marketing
- Program Description
- Admission Requirements
- Learning Outcomes
- Additional Program Requirements
- Program of Study
- 4 Year Course Schedule
The B.B.A. in Management major consists of three distinct concentrations. Each concentration prepares students for successful careers in business; however the focus is different. The Human Resource Management (HRM) concentration prepares students specifically for careers in the Human Resource department of an organization. Jointly developed with the Society for Human Resource management (SHRM) and recognized as a SHRM-aligned program, our HRM degree prepares students for the challenges of working in human resources in the 21st century.
Account Executive, Benefits Manager, Compensation Manager, Consultant, Hospital Administrator, Human Resource Manager, Payroll Manager, Recruiter, Selection Expert, Services Manager, Training and Development Manager
Students receiving a BBA degree from the Turner College of Business will:
- demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving and decision-making in a business context.
- demonstrate knowledge of key business disciplines and concepts.
- recognize and analyze ethical issues in a business context.
- demonstrate knowledge of global business concepts and cultural diversity in a business context.
- communicate effectively in a business context.
- demonstrate proficiency in using information technology in a business context.
Students receiving a degree in Management- Human Resource Concentration will be prepared to:
- identify various functions of managers in organizations.
- demonstrate knowledge of behavioral and human resource management issues in organizations.
- demonstrate knowledge of HR planning, recruiting, selection, training, development, compensation, benefits, performance management, and employee disciplinary systems.
- apply HRM laws to decisions involving the organization’s human resources.
Additional Program Requirements
All students must earn C or better in Area F, C average in Area G, C or better in Area H, and C average in Area I business electives.
Program Of Study
Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
Select two of the following courses:
Select one of the following courses: Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: Students must complete Area B and Area D with a combined total of 15 credit hours within the following ranges: Area B, 4-5 hours; Area D1, 7-8 hours; Area D2, 3-4 hours. Any additional hours may be applied to Area F or beyond, depending on the program of study. Students should consult their advisors.
Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select two science courses from the list below, one of which must include a lab.
ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional)
BIOL 1215K (lab included)
BIOL 1125 (no lab)
ENVS 1105/1105L (lab optional)
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
*MATH 1125 is recommended for students considering graduate studies.
Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
Take the following course:
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
A grade of "C" or better is required for each course in Area F. Students will not be allowed to take Area G courses until this requirement is met.
ACCT 2102 Principles of Accounting 2
BUSA 2115 Introduction to Business
Area G BBA Core Required Hours: 27
A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for Area G.
(C or better required in your major’s prerequisite course and BUSA 4185)
BUSA 3116 Quantitative Analysis for Business 2
BUSA 3135 International Business
BUSA 4000 Business Professional Exit Requirement
(taken in last semester)
Select the following course:
BUSA 3126 Business Law
Area H Major Course Requirements Required Hours: 21
A minimum grade of "C" is required in each of the following courses:
MGMT 3136 Staffing
MGMT 3137 Compensation and Benefits
MGMT 3138 Training and Development
MGMT 4135 Labor Relations
Management Elective 3***/4***
Area I General Electives Required Hours: 12
A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for Area I business electives.
Select 9 hours of electives from the following:
ACCT/BUSA/MISM/ECON/ENTR/FINC/FTA/MGMT/MKTG 3***/4*** Elective
Non-Business Elective – 3 hours
Total Hours Required: 123