Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resource Management

CTU’s BSBA-Human Resource Management program is designed to help you prepare for responsibilities related to the workforce in business. Coursework is structured to help you navigate business fundamentals and human resource principles including employment law, staffing, job design, compensation, benefits, workforce and policy development, diversity management, resource planning and more. CTU’s ACBSP-accredited curriculum is also aligned to SHRM's competency model.1

CTU’s bachelor’s degree programs were ranked among the Best Online Programs for 2016 by U.S. News and World Report.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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  • Total Credits 

    180
  • Program Availability

    Online | Colorado Springs | Denver

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    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics4.5
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics4.5
    ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking4.5
    ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research4.5
     
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    or
    COMS203Speech Communications4.5
     
    GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs4.5
    or
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
     
    LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    MATH301Data Driven Statistics4.5
    MATH451Data Driven Decision Making4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
     
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    or
    HUMNELEHumanities Elective4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Core
    ACCT201Accounting I4
    ACCT202Accounting II4
    BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications4
    ECON310Global Managerial Economics4
    FINC225Financial Statement Analysis4
    HRMT215Management of Human Resources4
    HRMT440Managing Organizational Change4
    HRMT485Human Resources Capstone4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
    MGM255Management Fundamentals4
    MGM316International Business Communications4
    MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles4
    MGM355International Business Practices4
    MGM365The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business4
    MGMT235Business Law I4
    MGMT345Operations Management4
    MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies4
    MKTG225Introduction to Marketing4
    MPM210Introduction to Project Management6
    SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management4
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    Total Credit Hours:86
    Courses: Human Resource Management Concentration
    HRM345Building Effective Teams4
    HRMT220Staffing the Organization4
    HRMT300Managing Employee Performance4
    HRMT330HRM Legal Environment4
    HRMT410Training and Employee Development4
    HRMT415Compensation and Benefits4
    HRMT420Managing Labor-Management Relations4
    Total Credit Hours:28

    * Capstone class, HRMT485, may be conducted incrementally based on campus decision.

    Total Credit Hours: 180

    Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013, are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

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    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Human Resource Management include:3

    • Business Analyst
    • Program Manager
    • Management Analyst
    • Store Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Production Manager
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1The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013, are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

2Students may be required to complete some or all coursework for the program via Virtual Campus.

3http://burning-glass.com/job-market-data/; The career titles are provided by Burning Glass. These results are based upon an analysis of over 7 million current job listings compiled from over 17,000 sources – the world’s most comprehensive repository of job openings. Students who earn this degree should not view this list as exhaustive and are not limited to only these options post-graduation. Some career titles listed above may not be entry-level and may require further education or job experience.