Students experience and develop Human Resource generalist capabilities through this competency-driven and applications-based Human Resource program. By combining a dynamic market designed and driven Human Resource concentration with a well-rounded Business Management degree, the student is preparing to become a marketable Human Resource practitioner with a business partner orientation. Those already in the function can develop and advance their career potential through this up-to-date program.

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Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  1. Communication. Demonstrate competency in communicating effectively both independently and in teams, using oral, written, or non-verbal techniques, to include the use of technology, in the gathering and presentation of information.
  2. Math/Financial. Apply general math skills to analyze general business operations.
  3. Business Fundamentals. Demonstrate the ability to identify and understand basic theories, principles & practices, and terminology related to each functional area of business.
  4. Critical Thinking. Apply knowledge in the decision-making and problem-solving process.
  5. Diversity. Interpret and explain the importance of diversity in the global workplace.
  6. Ethics. Identify the foundations and importance of ethics and social responsibility, and how business integrates this into their ongoing operations.
  7. Human Resources. Gain applied knowledge of the concepts, processes and practices within the human resources function.

Suggested Semester Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
BADM-1020 Introduction to Business 3
MATH-1240 Contemporary Mathematics (or higher) 1 3
SPCH-1010 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition I  
Honors College Composition I  
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Microcomputer Applications  
Honors Introduction to Microcomputer Applications  
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACCT-1310 Financial Accounting 4
BADM-1121 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior 4
ECON-2620 Principles of Microeconomics 4
Select one of the following: 3
College Composition II  
Honors College Composition II  
 Credit Hours15
Third Semester
BADM-1210 Labor-Management Relations 3
BADM-2330 Human Resource Management 3
ECON-2610 Principles of Macroeconomics 4
MARK-2010 Principles of Marketing 3
PSY-1050 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
 Credit Hours16
Fourth Semester
BADM-1460 Workers' Compensation Law 2, 3 3
BADM-2110 Production/Operation Management 3
BADM-2150 Business Law 4
BADM-2340 Human Resources Law and Application 3
BADM-2390 Advanced Human Resources Practices 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours62