Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All new students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

Note that students not continuously enrolled who have not been approved for a Leave of Absence or study elsewhere must follow University requirements current at the time of re-enrollment.

College Requirements

Students must meet College Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration, including the requirements of the major listed below. Human Resource Management students must attain a 2.0 GPA in the major and a 2.0 cumulative GPA in order to graduate. To calculate the GPA in the major, use the major GPA calculator.

Major Requirements

Students must follow the Major Requirements and College Requirements current at the time of declaration. Students not continuously enrolled who have not been approved for a Leave of Absence or study elsewhere must follow University, College, and Major requirements current at the time of re-enrollment.

Requirements of the Human Resource Management Major

HRM 2501Introduction to Human Resource Management 13
HRM 3511Compensation Management 13
HRM 3512Human Resource Management and Public Policy3
HRM 4596Organizational Staffing and Career Management 1, 23
Select two of the following:6
HRM 3501
Power, Influence and Negotiation 3
HRM 3502
Leading People at Work 3
HRM 3503
Communicating in Organizations 3
HRM 3504
Leadership in the 21st Century 3
or HRM 3505
Sustainable Organizational Leadership
HRM 3506
HR Metrics: Using Data, Scorecards and Dashboards to Drive Business Performance
HRM 3513
Labor Relations: Strategy and Practice
HRM 3531
HR on the Ground (spring only)
or HRM 3581
Co-op Experience in Human Resource Management
HRM 3565
International Human Resource Management
HRM 3580
Special Topics - Human Resource Management (topics may change) 4
Total Credit Hours18

Professional achievement points are required to progress through the major. Each HRM major student is required to achieve a minimum of 1,000 points in order to graduate. Please refer to the HRM Professional Achievement Program for point structure.


This major capstone is typically taken in the final semester, and all prerequisites must be met.


These courses make up the Organizational Leadership Minor. However, they cannot be double counted for HRM major requirements if applied toward the Organizational Leadership Minor.


This course may be offered multiple semesters with different topics. It can be applied once toward the major. It can be used as a free elective if completed with a different topic.