Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Management with Human Resource Management Concentration

Management majors who want to focus on human resources may do so by declaring the Human Resource Management concentration. This concentration within the management major will prepare students for one of the most fundamental aspects for any business: hiring the right people for the right jobs. Students will also learn how to retain, train, compensate and gain a competitive advantage through those they hire.

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify the various recruitment and selection methods in order to make valid staffing decisions that are professionally and legally acceptable.
  • Recognize and evaluate the need for employee growth and create and implement training and development programs to help them succeed.
  • Create a pay structure that indicates employee compensation levels while being cognizant of internal and external equity issues. Additionally, differentiate between various required, expected, and optional fringe benefits and design a benefits plan that considers government regulations and administrative costs.
  • Develop the ability to work effectively with performance appraisal systems to accomplish the following: determine whether an organization’s performance appraisal system is just, legal, and ethical; develop a variety of techniques to recognize and assess performance; and provide effective feedback and discipline for employees.
  • Recognize the central role that human resources can serve in helping to create the strategic direction of the organization.


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