Human Resource Management Program Requirements

The Human Resource Management Major provides knowledge in the technical areas of Employment Law, Staffing and Development, Compensation, and Human Resource Strategy. This curriculum aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management recommended course of study. Understanding of the overall organizational strategy and business environments is accompanied by experience in the application of current Human Resource business practices. This knowledge and skill base prepares students to work in both large corporations and small entrepreneurial firms. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has identified the curriculum at Baldwin-Wallace College as aligning with their professional guidelines and requirements. Our curriculum is approved by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). All for-credit human resources credit, both undergraduate and graduate, is acceptable for HRCI continuing education.

Special Note: A course taken as an elective for a BUS major cannot be used as an elective to satisfy the requirements of another BUS major or minor.

Human Resource Management Major

Computer Code: BSHR

 

The Human Resource Management Major provides knowledge in the technical areas of Employment Law, Staffing and Development, Compensation, and Human Resource Strategy. This curriculum aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management recommended course of study. Understanding of the overall organizational strategy and business environments is accompanied by experience in the application of current Human Resource business practices. This knowledge and skill base prepares students to work in both large corporations and small entrepreneurial firms. Our curriculum is approved by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). All for-credit human resources credit, both undergraduate and graduate, is acceptable for HRCI continuing education.

 

Minimum credits required: 58

Required Foundation Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

ECN

101

Principles of Economics I (Micro)

4 credits

ECN

102

Principles of Economics II (Macro)

4 credits*

ECN

279

Elements of Statistics

4 credits*

CSC

141

Advanced Applications for Information Analysis

3 credits

 

 

(not required of students who completed CSC 210)

 

MTH

136

Applied College Mathematics

3 credits*


Required Business Administration Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

BUS

211

Principles of Accounting I

3 credits*

BUS

212

Principles of Accounting II

3 credits*

BUS

305

Introduction to Management

3 credits*

BUS

326

Legal Environment of Organizations

3 credits

BUS

330

Introduction to Marketing

3 credits*

BUS

342

Corporate and Organizational Finance

3 credits*

BUS

365

Management Science

3 credits*

BUS

451

Management Strategy & Policy

4 credits*


Human Resource Courses

Five courses in Human Resource
(BUS 409D, BUS 410, BUS 411, BUS 412, BUS 413)

15 credits*

           

 

Students majoring in Human Resource must also meet these requirements:

1. At least six (6) courses at the 300-400 level must be completed in the Division of Business Administration at Baldwin Wallace University.
2. Students planning to attend graduate school are encouraged to take calculus.
3. A maximum of 4 semester hours of a D grade in a required BUS prefix course may be counted toward the major.

 

 

Human Resource Management Minor- 24 credit hours

 

 

Required Foundation Courses

 

 

ECN

100^

Survey of Economics

3 credits

 

 

Required Business Administration Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

 

 

BUS

208#

Introduction to Business

3 credits

 

 

BUS

305

Introduction to Management

3 credits*

 

 

BUS

326

Legal Environment of Organizations

3 credits

 

 

BUS

410

Human Resource Management

3 credits*

 

 

Elective Human Resource Management Courses

 

 

Three elective courses in H.R. Management
(among BUS 409D, 411, 412, 413)

9 credits*

 

 


^The sequence of ECN 101 and ECN 102 can be substituted for ECN 100

 

 

#The sequence of BUS 211, BUS 212, & BUS 330 can be substituted for BUS 208

 

 

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