2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
This major emphasizes the management of the relationship between an organization and its employees. Business, nonprofit, government, and union organizations all need specialists who are trained to respond to employee concerns, administer labor and employment laws, and design policies dealing with diversity and equal opportunity, recruiting and selection, training, performance appraisal, compensation, benefits, discipline, and labor negotiations. Curriculum is focused on organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
Requirements for the B.B.A.
All business core courses acquaint you with various fields in business and help you learn to communicate, to interact, and to assume responsible positions in your chosen field.
For a major in business administration, you must complete the following courses:
- ACC 212 - Principles of Financial Accounting Credits: 3
- ACC 213 - Principles of Managerial Accounting Credits: 3
- BUS 201 - Legal Environment for Business Credits: 3
- BOTH ECO 210 - Introductory Macroeconomics Credits: 3 AND ECO 211 - Introductory Microeconomics (3 credits) OR ECO 200 - Business Economics (3 credits)
- Upper-division economics course (not ECO 490) Credits: 3
- FIN 320 - Managerial Finance Credits: 3
- MGT 268 - Introduction to Management Information Systems Credits: 3
- MGT 331 - Concepts of Management Credits: 3
- MGT 366 - Operations Management Credits: 3
- MGT 495 - Administrative Policy Credits: 3
- MKT 350 - Marketing Management Credits: 3
Students are required to select one class from the following list. This course may count toward the major or minor if applicable.
- ACC 333 - Corporate Governance and Accounting Ethics Credits: 3
- ECO 440 - Public Economics and Ethics Credits: 3
- FIN 330 - Ethics in Finance Credits: 3
- MGT 340 - Business, Social Change, and Ethics Credits: 3
- MGT 438 - Business Ethics Credits: 3
- MKT 375 - Marketing Ethics Credits: 3
Required Business Electives
Three upper-division Seidman courses are not applied to the major or minor (9 credits total). However, these courses can be applied toward a second business major.
Students may elect nonbusiness or business courses to fulfill their elective course requirements. Students may apply up to six hours of internship and independent research credit, in any combination, toward their degree requirements. Business majors may not take any of the major courses, except the internship, on a credit/no credit basis.
Business core and the following:
- Business Core
- CIS 150 - Introduction to Computing Credits: 3
- STA 215 - Introductory Applied Statistics Credits: 3
- MGT 333 - Human Resource Management Credits: 3
- MGT 334 - Labor and Employment Law Credits: 3
- MGT 336 - Compensation and Benefits Management Credits: 3
- MGT 431 - Advanced Human Resources Management Credits: 3
- MGT 432 - Grievance Administration, Arbitration, and Collective Bargaining Credits: 3
Quantitative Group - choose one:
- MTH 122 - College Algebra Credits: 3
- MTH 125 - Survey of Calculus Credits: 3
- MTH 201 - Calculus I Credits: 4
- PHI 103 - Logic Credits: 3
- MGT 361 - Management Science Credits: 3
And one of the following:
- MGT 355 - The Diversified Workforce Credits: 3
- MGT 430 - Organizational Development Credits: 3
- MGT 433 - International Human Resource Management Credits: 3