2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management, Human Resource Management Concentration, B.S.

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Students majoring in Business management have the option of pursuing the concentration in Human Resource Management. Human Resource (HR) positions are in demand.

The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resource management (HRM) is to prepare students to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities in the main areas of the field of HRM such as workforce planning and talent management, training and developing, leading performance management, motivating and rewarding employees, dealing with labor relations, and creating a safe environment where human resources can thrive and contribute to the growth of their organization. Besides the specialized set of competencies that student will acquire in HRM, they will also be able to develop a solid background in the areas of business management and liberal arts. Graduates of this program will have the ability to assume entry-level management and HR specialist positions in a variety of private, public, and non-profit organizations.

Students earning a B.S. degree in Business Management are required to complete 121 credits, including the university core curriculum (41 credits) and the business program core (30 credits).  The major allows the flexibility to minor in a wide array of related areas such as entrepreneurship or marketing.

From the University Core Curriculum:

Majors that comply with the Pompea College of Business (CoB) core will complete the following courses as part of the 41-credit University Core Curriculum:

Core Competency 3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Literacy

  • Competency 3.1:  MATH 1108  - College Mathematics (or equivalent or higher)
  • Competency 3.2:  BANL 1100  - Introduction to Business Analytics

Core Competency 5 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Competency 5.1: BUSA 1000  - Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Competency 5.2: ECON 1134  - Introduction to Microeconomics

Core Competency 7 - The Individual and Society

  • Competency 7.2:  ECON 1133  - Introduction to Macroeconomics


Majors that comply with the Pompea College of Business (CoB) core are not restricted in the way that the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement is satisfied.

Free Electives: 20 credits

  • 20 credits chosen in consultation with the adviser.

These credits can provide advanced material, either in the major or in course work, which reflects emerging issues of importance.  Students should consult with their academic adviser for course selection.

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