Management and Human Resources, B.S.B.A.

Program Learning Goals in Management and Human Resources

The mission of the Management and Human Resources (MHR) major is to develop confident, well-rounded, lifelong learners, who use ethical reasoning, human resource management expertise, and evidence-based resources to make decisions that positively contribute to their organizations and society.

The MHR major learning goals are aligned with the competency model of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the leading professional Human Resource organization; thus, achieving the MHR learning goals ensures that our students are attaining the knowledge and skills that employers are looking for in job candidates. The MHR major learning goals are:

  • Knowledge of critical management and human resource functions, including strategy, recruitment, staffing, employment law, training and development, leadership, and employee and labor relations.
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with project stakeholders.
  • Ability to apply creative problem-solving to address MHR needs.
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviors consistent with organizational or group objectives.
  • Ability to plan for and manage one’s career by assessing and reflecting on one’s personal characteristics.
  • Skills required to analyze MHR challenges in order to offer solutions based on best practices and research.

Major Requirements

A total of 65 credit hours, as described below:

Business Core:

41 credit hours, including MHR 461. A complete listing of the Business Core can be found under the Graduation Requirements for the Boler School.

Major Courses:

MHR 325ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGEMENT

3

MHR 376COMPENSATION

3

MHR 395LEADERSHIP SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

3

MHR 453EMPLOYEE AND LABOR RELATIONS

3

MHR 470STAFFING

3

MHR 473TRAINING AND MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

3

MHR 483PROJECT MANAGEMENT

3

MHR 495ADVANCED MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES

3

Total Credit Hours:24

Professional Experience:

Majors must have relevant professional work or volunteer experience prior to graduation. This requirement must be satisfied by competing Boler Professional Development (BPD) 490.

BPD 490PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: INTERNSHIP

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