Curriculum Requirements (2022-2023)

All bachelor's degrees require a minimum of 120 credit hours, inclusive of UD general education and major requirements and any elective courses.

The Human Resource Management major consists of following required courses:

Business Core Competencies (33 credits):

  • ECON 101: Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 102: Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • BAC 201: Principles of Management (3)
  • BAC 241: Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • BAC 242: Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
  • BAC 280: Principles of Marketing (3)
  • BAC 300: Principles of Finance (3)
  • BAC 340: Effective Communication in Business (3)
  • BAC 421: Business Law (3)
  • BAC 475: Administrative Policy Seminar/Capstone (3)
  • BAC 485: Internship (3)

Required Human Resource Management Courses (24 credits):

  • BAC 304: Human Resource Management (3)
  • BAC 321: Recruitment and Selection (3)
  • BAC 322: Compensation and Performance Management (3)
  • BAC 324: Leadership and Motivation (3)
  • BAC 332: Negotiation and Conflict Management (3)
  • *Nine business elective credits (as approved by the advisor) (9)

*Electives:

  • BAC 252: Enactus (if paired with 2 of the following: BAC 252 (take 3 times), BAC 447, PRF 201, CIS 162 & 164 (3)
  • BAC 323: Training and Development (3)
  • BAC 420: Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BAC 424: Labor Relations (3)
  • Any 300-level and above BAC course

While not required, these courses are highly encouraged for all majors in the Department of Business and Accounting:

  • BAC 100: Introduction to Business (1)
  • CIS 162: Fundamentals of Excel (1)
  • PRF 201: Career Development Strategies: Thinking Beyond College (1)

Note: To fulfill a double major within the Department of Business and Accounting, 14 unique (3 or 4 credit) classes consisting of required and elective courses between both majors must be completed. If a student wishes to pursue a triple major, 20 unique (3 or 4 credit) classes consisting of required and elective courses among the three majors must be completed.

Four-Year Plan of Study: Human Resource Management

 

Human Resource Management Minor: consists of 21 credits including 15 credits of required courses and 6 credits of business elective credits as follows:

Required courses:

  • BAC 201: Principles of Management (3)
  • BAC 304: Human Resource Management (3)
  • BAC 321: Recruitment and Selection (3)
  • BAC 322: Compensation and Performance Management (3)
  • BAC 324: Leadership and Motivation (3)
  • Six business elective credits (6)

Students outside the Department of Business and Accounting wishing to pursue a minor are encouraged to meet with the department head to ensure their selection of courses is appropriate. Only two (3 or 4 credit) classes of the required courses and electives taken to fulfill a Human Resource Management minor may be applied toward an additional minor within the Department of Business and Accounting.

Note: Students with majors within the Department of Business and Accounting cannot declare a business minor. No student, regardless of department, can declare more than two minors.