This program offers foundational Human Resource (HR) generalist knowledge in the field of human resource management and incorporates a biblical worldview and scriptural principles into each subject area. Students will gain practical skills and insight into the essential HR functions, roles and responsibilities of an HR generalist by engaging in interactive and applied practice through relevant learning activities. This includes, among other things, best practices in training and development, workforce planning, strategy, useful metrics, templates and applicable federal laws and legal issues. The technologies and information system applications associated with the administration of HR functions are also addressed. Program goals are aligned with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the premier HR professional association, and position students for professional certification in the industry.
Students in the bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management may apply to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) . Upon acceptance, one graduate level course included in the HR Management major core can be applied to the MBA degree.
The Human Resource Management degree requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education Core (42 hours)
Foundations Core (6 hours)
Major Core (30 hours)
Electives (42 hours)