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Bachelor of Science: HR Management

​Human Resources Management Careers

Careers in Human Resources can be general or of a more specialized nature. Specializations include staffing, training, performance and compensation including both salaries and benefits. The Bureau of Labor Statistics believes that the industry will expand at a higher rate than other careers through 2020 and currently the median compensation is more than $52,000 a year. (

HR practitioners structure staffing programs to recruit and retain the best employees by making the company competitive in terms of its attractiveness to potential candidates, so that they will choose to accept a position with and remain working for an employer. In today’s competitive environment, human capital management is critically important to remain viable in the global marketplace. As a result, HR plays a pivotal role in the world—because people are truly the only thing that differentiates one business from another. Organizations may replicate processes, materials and structures of other successful organizations, but only the talent of an organization makes it unique and distinguishes it from all its competitors.

Society for Human Resource Management

Human Resources Management Major

Human resources management offers opportunities for you to develop professional competence in the area of personnel administration and development. You will acquire an understanding of and skills in developing and implementing human resources systems, including recruitment, selection, evaluation, training, motivation and compensation.

There are three parts to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting major
The courses for the Human Resources Management major may include
  • Manage People for a Competitive Advantage
  • Human Resources courses in:
    • Staffing
    • Training
    • Performance
    • Compensation
  • Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Marketing Management
  • Organization Design
  • Leading Organizational Change

​Optional Specialization in Information Systems

You may add an optional specialization in Information Systems. To learn more, please contact an advisor.

For more information, contact advising at​ or call 303-315-8100


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