B.S. in Human Resources Management

About the Program

You can become a qualified human resources professional through Philadelphia University's online major. The program will prepare you to serve in any size company or organization through a curriculum guided by the Society for Human Resource Management.  This program culminates in a hands-on portfolio-based project compiling an advanced plan for human resource development in 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 (Prerequisite: STAT 311)
  • 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