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Human Resource Management Major, B.S. in B.A.

B.S. in B.A.
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Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

To declare a major in Human Resource Management, see an advisor in the Department of Management. To register for most of the courses on the major students must be admitted to Professional Business Studies. Please see the bulletin for course prerequisites.

Courses taken on a Credit/No Credit basis are not accepted on management department majors.

At least 15 credit hours of the required and elective coursework of the major must be taken in the accredited AACSB Program at CMU.

Students cannot major in both Management and Human Resources Management. Students earning this major may not count MKT 300, MGT 312, MGT 340, FIN 332, or ENT 320 toward the Human Resource Management Major.

Program Requirements

Common Body of Knowledge Courses I (6 hours)

BUS 100Essential Business Skills


MGT 499Integrated Capstone-Strategic Management


Common Body of Knowledge Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

BUS 300QRApplied Business Statistics


BUS 503QRApplied Lean Six Sigma


Required Courses (18 hours)

MGT 320Human Resource Management


MGT 348Dynamics of Organizational Behavior


MGT 445Compensation Administration


MGT 446Industrial Relations


MGT 447Personnel Selection and Evaluation


MGT 484Human Resource Training and Development


Electives (3 hours)

Any College of Business Administration course, 300 level or higher.

Total: 30 semester hours