B.S. in Human Resources Management

The standards for professionals in human resource management, articulated by the professional organization governing the field, constitute a primary focus for developing competencies associated with the Human Resource Management online degree program. This program culminates in a portfolio-based project emphasizing the compilation of an advanced plan for human resource development in an organization applicable to the student’s defined area of professional practice.

Curriculum

Competencies: (24 Credits)

  • CSS101: Learning Across the Lifespan (Note: Students start their program with this course)
  • Writing *
  • Science *
  • History *
  • Social Science *
  • Information Systems *
  • Math *
  • Humanities *

    *Note: Students may transfer credits earned in specific competencies from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.


Lower Division Electives: (Up to 30 Credits)

  • Students may transfer in credits earned from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.
  • Students may select online coursework from Philadelphia University Online Course catalog.


General Education Core: (18 credits)

  • Business, Industry and Work in American History
  • Globalization and World Politics
  • The Social Science of the Workplace
  • Financial Accounting
  • Professional Communication
  • Professional Studies Capstone (Students may take this course when they reach 100 + credits)

Professional Education Core: (21 Credits)

  • Elements of Organization
  • Principles of Management
  • Learning with Technology
  • Economic Decision Making
  • Finding and Evaluating Statistical Data
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Leadership Theory and Ethical Practices


Upper Division Electives: (12 Credits)

  • Students may transfer in credits earned from successfully completed courses from previously attended, regionally-accredited colleges/universities. The transfer credits will be determined from student transcripts.
  • Students may select online coursework from Philadelphia University Online Course catalog.


Major Concentration: (15 credits)

  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Labor/ Management Relations
  • Applied Research and Practice in Human Resource Management