University of Phoenix

BS in Business - Human Resource Management

The University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Human Resource Management program is designed to teach individuals theories and strategies for working in corporate environments. Students also have a chance to learn how human resource practices affect a business. Read more about the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Human Resource Management program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration* in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

University of Phoenix

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Individuals interested in enrolling in the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Human Resource Management program should have graduated from high school or earned a GED. Applicants may have an interest working with people and may already be working in human resources or business management, although this is not required.

Program Description:

The University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Human Resource Management program is designed to teach students foundational strategies in leadership, budgeting, and marketing. Students have the chance to develop oral and written communication skills, analytical abilities, and negotiating techniques. Through the Human Resource Management specialization, they have the opportunity to learn about employee selection and training, benefits administration, and performance management. The program explores areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and technology.

Accreditation:

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).

Learning Format:

Online and On-campus

Program Length / Total Credits Required:

The Human Resource Management concentration consists of 15 credits. The program involves required courses in HRM 300 and HRM 498. The additional three Human Resource Management courses can be taken as elective. Students must also satisfy general education and elective requirements to meet the 120 credit minimum (124 for Kansas students) necessary to earn a degree.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Human Resource Management.

Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Human Resource Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Business foundation courses

  • GEN 200: Foundations for General Education and Professional Success (3 credits)
  • BCOM 275: Business Communications and Critical Thinking (3 credits)
  • BIS 220: Introduction to Computer Applications and Systems (3 credits)
  • MGT 230: Management Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • ACC 290: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACC 291: Principles of Accounting II (3 credits)
  • RES 351: Business Research (3 credits)
  • ETH 316: Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 credits)
  • MGT 311: Organizational Development (3 credits)
  • ECO 372: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • LAW 421: Contemporary Business Law (3 credits)
  • ECO 365: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • FIN 370: Finance for Business (3 credits)
  • MKT 421: Marketing (3 credits)
  • QNT 351: Quantitative Analysis for Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 475: Integrated Business Topics (3 credits)

Human resource concentration courses

  • HRM 300: Fundamentals of Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • HRM 498: Strategic Human Resource Management and Emerging Issues (3 credits)
  • BSB/HRM Concentration Electives (Choose 3)
    • HRM 310: Change Management (3 credits)
    • HRM 324: Total Compensation (3 credits)
    • HRM 326: Employee Development (3 credits)
    • HRM 420: Human Resource Risk Management (3 credits)
    • MGT 434: Employment Law (3 credits)

Furthering Your Education:

Individuals who have graduated from University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Human Resource Management degree could decide to continue their training toward an advanced degree. Earning a master's degree could allow students to learn more about human resources management, organizational behavior, and other business topics. A master's degree may also help students qualify for higher-level work opportunities.

Examples of master's degrees graduates could pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Management/Human Resources Management
  • Master of Public Administration

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