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Human Resources Management

Requirements for the Major

The prescribed curriculum in the major is composed of 64 semester hours of the following courses:

Economics/Business Administration

ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I
BA 140 American Workplace
ECO 150 Principles of Microeconomics
BA 230 Business Law
BA 360 Human Resources
BA 361 Compensation/Benefit
PSY 101 Introduction
PSY 201 Statistical Methods & Analysis
PSY 241 Organizational Psychology
PSY 301 Assessment
PSY 321 Social Psychology
PSY 590 or BA 590 Internship in Human Resources
PSY 601 Psychology Capstone: Senior Studies I (2 semester hours)
PSY 602 Psychology Capstone: Senior Studies II (2 semester hours)
PSY 635/363 Research Seminars (2-semester-hour courses taken simultaneously with 601/602)

All qualified students are encouraged to complete the senior studies requirement at the Honors level OR to consider the Research Scholars Program.

And one course from the following:

BA 310 Organizations and Management
BA 305 Marketing
PSY 351 Cognition


Mth 131 Applied Calculus or MTH 150 Calculus I


What can you do with a Human Resources Management degree?

Imagine yourself working in personnel or human relations in business or an industrial setting, or in human resources with a focus on worker selection, worker evaluation and career development, benefits administration, human relations, training, employment law, or program and institutional evaluation.