Business: Human Resources Management

HR Management

Business: Human Resources Management

Do you want to study business administration and a focused area of emphasis? Do you enjoy working with people through training, recruitment, and management? If so, pursuing a Bachelor of Innovation in ​Business with an emphasis in Human Resource Management may be right for you.

​Business: Human Resource Management majors are prepared for careers in human resources and have covered such topics as recruiting, staffing, training and development, performance appraisal, evaluation, compensation, career planning, safety and health, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and labor relations. 

What do Business: Human Resources Management B.I. students study?

Business is the organized effort of individuals to produce and sell, for a profit, the goods and services that satisfy society's needs. A business, then, is an organization which seeks to make a profit through individuals working toward common goals. The goals of the business will vary based on the type of business and the business strategy being used. Regardless of the preferred strategy, businesses must provide a service, product, or good that meets a need of society in some way. As future business leaders, our graduates will demonstrate: knowledge and application of best practices in core business concepts, the ability to analyze and interpret information to reach conclusions and make effective business recommendations, principle based ethics to make socially responsible business decisions.



  1. Labor Relations and Negotiation HRMG 4340

    Examines the dynamic relationships between labor unions and employers. Topics include the history of labor relations in the United States, labor laws, organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, and conflict resolution. A major focus of this course is the development of students’ negotiation skills, a key competency that is necessary for success in the world of business. Legal and ethical practices are emphasized.

  2. Human Resource Management HRMG 4380

    Presents an overview of the entire Human Resource (HR) function. Topics include recruiting, staffing, human resource planning, employee separation and retention, training and development, career planning, pay and benefits, and human resource information systems.

  3. Motivating, Rewarding, and Developing Employees HRMG 4410

    Examines practices by which organizations and employees can maximize the mutual benefits that accrue to each other. Emphasis is placed on developing and applying skills in compensation and benefits. Other topics include training and development, performance management systems, and strategic human resource management (HRM).

  4. Directed Research Projects in Human Resources and Management HRMG 4850

    A comprehensive human resources or management research, analysis, and planning project. Students work with a local business under the supervision of the course instructor to perform a literature review, conduct analysis, present information, and put together a comprehensive project on some aspect of human resource management or organizational management.

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