The Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Administration 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, diversity, and conflict 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
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.
|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 Administration|
|MGMT 518||Human Resource Administration||4|
|MGMT 566||Organizational Behavior||4|
|or ACCT 511||Financial Accounting|
|MGMT 606||Human Resources and Organizational Development||4|
|MGMT 608||Fostering Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace||4|
|MGMT 620||Effecting Positive Change in Organizations||4|
|MGMT 621||Managing Conflict||4|
|PSY 501||Introduction to Psychology||4|
|or SOC 501||Introduction to Sociology|
|PSY 616||Psychology of Occupational Stress||4|
|or SOC 603||Work and Society|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Strategic Data Analysis|
|Managing Information Technology|
|Project Management Strategies|
|LD 602||Leadership Theory||4|
|MGMT 607||Human Resource and the Law||4|
|MGMT 625||Legal and Ethical Issues in Business Management||4|
|MGMT 637||Workplace Coaching||4|
|MGMT 650||Integrative: Strategic Management||4|
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 students general education, major, concentration or minor. Students will need 120 credits total to graduate with a bachelor's degree.