Human Resource Management (B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management provides a strong foundation in business essentials with specialization in the areas of employee development and organizational performance. Studies include the fundamentals for H.R. professionals, as well as explorations in the management of change, conflict, diversity, and in the psychosocial dimension of organizations. Graduates will be prepared for careers that allow them to contribute to strategic advancement in business settings, in the nonprofit sector, and in the public sphere.
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Gain competency in the fundamentals of human resources management.
- Engage key concepts in organizational development.
- Explore psychosocial dimensions and their impact on individuals and organizations.
- Demonstrate awareness of and competency with diverse cultures in a global workforce.
- Analyze information effectively to guide evidence-based decision-making.
- Recognize and apply ethical principles and legal standards appropriate to human resources and business practice.
- Advance organizational objectives by deploying human resources knowledge in the context of strategic management.
Minimum Credit Requirement: 120 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at Granite State College
A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for conferral
|Requirements General Education Requirements||Credit Hours 40|
|Requirements Major Requirements||Credit Hours 60|
|Requirements Open Electives||Credit Hours 20|
|Requirements Total||Credit Hours 120|
General Education Requirements
A minimum grade of C is required in all General Education coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
All General Education requirements, including CRIT 602 Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking (4 s.h.) and IDIS 601 Interdisciplinary Seminar (4 s.h.), must be taken prior to the capstone.
|ENG 500||The Writing Process||4|
|COMM 542||Interpersonal Communication and Group Dynamics||4|
|COMM 543||Visual Communication||4|
|CRIT 501||Introduction to Critical Inquiry||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Math for Our World|
|Knowledge of Human Behavior & Social Systems||4|
|Knowledge of the Physical & Natural World||4|
|Knowledge of Human Thought & Expression||4|
|CRIT 602||Advanced Critical Analysis and Strategic Thinking||4|
|IDIS 601||Interdisciplinary Seminar||4|
A minimum grade of C is required in all Major coursework. Students are allowed a maximum of two course overlaps. Overlaps can be used between Major, Minor and General Education requirements with only one overlap being utilized between the Major and Minor.
|Major in Human Resource Management|
|HRM 518||Human Resource Management||4|
|MGMT 566||Organizational Behavior||4|
|APST 505||Career Development and Planning||2|
|or MGMT 569||Budget Management|
|HRM 605||Human Resource Application in Today's Organizations||4|
|HRM 607||Law and Ethics in Human Resource Management||4|
|MGMT 608||Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace||4|
|HRM 620||Change Management||4|
|HRM 621||Managing Conflict||4|
|HRM 637||Workplace Coaching||4|
|LD 600||Becoming an Effective Leader||4|
|OPS 628||Fundamentals of LEAN Process Improvement||4|
|HRM 610||Recruitment, Selection, and Employee Development||4|
|HRM 615||Compensation and Performance Management||4|
|MGMT 651||Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Internship||4|
|or MGMT 660||Integrative Capstone: Industry-Based Project|
Open electives are courses students will need to take in addition to their general education and major requirements in order to satisfy the remaining credit totals for their programs. Open electives are defined as any credit course offered by the College not already included in the student's general education, major, concentration or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree.