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BS in Human Resource Management

Virginia College's Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program is designed to teach students how to manage personnel in a wide range of industries. Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Virginia College

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to Virginia College's Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program should have a high school diploma or GED. They may also have an interest working with people and helping them grow professionally.

Program Description:

Virginia College's Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program is designed to teach students about employment and employee needs within an organization. Program participants have the opportunity to develop analytical, legal, and ethically-sound personnel management abilities. They also get the chance to study human resource technology and relevant computer programs. Students may pursue a particular area of emphasis within human resources management or learn about a complementary subject.

Learning Format:

Online

Total Credits Required:

188 quarter credit hours

Financial Aid Available:

The Virginia College Financial Planning Department is prepared to help discuss scholarships, Pell Grants, and student loans for those who qualify.

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

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

Human Resource Management Concentration Coursea

  • AOM 1010: Keyboarding (4 credits)
  • AOM 1100: Word Processing (4 credits)
  • AOM 1200: Spreadsheets (4 credits)
  • AOM 1300: Database Management (4 credits)
  • AOM 1400: Presentations (4 credits)
  • BUS 1000: Introduction to Business (4 credits)
  • BUS 2750: Workplace Ethics and Expectations (4 credits)
  • BUS 2760: Personnel Management (4 credits)
  • HRM 1000: Employee Recruitment, Selection, Training, and Development (4 credits)
  • HRM 1010: Compensation and Benefit Management (4 credits)
  • HRM 1030: Employer/Employee Relations (4 credits)
  • HRM 2010: Workplace Behavior (4 credits)
  • HRM 2020: Human Resource Law and Ethics (4 credits)
  • HRM 3000: Effective Workplace Training (4 credits)
  • HRM 3010: Staffing Organizations (4 credits)
  • HRM 3030: Diversity in the Workplace (4 credits)
  • HRM 4200: International Human Resource Management (4 credits)
  • HRM 4260: Developing and Managing Employee Performance (4 credits)
  • HRM 4600: Human Resource Management Systems (4 credits)
  • HRM 4800: Externship in Human Resource Management (4 credits)
  • MGT 3040: Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
  • MGT 3210: Human Resource Management (4 credits)
  • MGT 3240: Management Presentations (4 credits)
  • MGT 3340: Legal Environment in Business (4 credits)
  • MGT 3410: Business and Personal Ethics (4 credits)
  • MGT 3600: Advanced Critical Thinking (4 credits)
  • MGT 4010: Organizational Communications (4 credits)
  • MGT 4100: Labor and Management Relations (4 credits)
  • MGT 4340: Management Theory and Leadership (4 credits)
  • Concentration Electives (8 credits)

Foundation Requirements

  • EDU 1010: Learning Framework (4 credits)
  • EDU 1020: Career Exploration/Planning (4 credits)

General Education

Students select general education courses with the help of a Program Director. At least 12 credit hours must be 3000- or 4000- level courses.

  • Communications (12 credits)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts (4 credits)
  • Mathematics (8 credits)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (8 credits)
  • Approved General Education Electives (24 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Virginia College's Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program may be able to distinguish themselves professionally by pursuing specialized certifications through human resource organizations. They could also continue their education in a master's degree program.

Degree options for grads include (but are not limited to):

  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations

Career Paths:

Virginia College's Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program is designed to teach students how to hire, train, develop, and discipline an organization's employees. Graduates may be able to pursue employment in nonprofit, public, and private sectors.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Benefits and compensation administrator
  • Recruitment specialist
  • Employee training program coordinator

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