Colorado State University Global

BS in Human Resource Management

Colorado State University-Global Campus offers a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program designed to help students gain the leadership skills and fundamental business knowledge needed to succeed in the human resources field. Read on to find out more about this bachelor's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Colorado State University-Global Campus

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Program Prerequisites:

Applicants are eligible for admission into a CSU-Global Campus bachelor's degree program if they graduated high school (or earned a GED equivalent) and have completed some college. Applicants with less than 12 transferable semester hours of college credit may complete up to 15 credit hours at CSU-Global in non-degree seeking status and then apply for admission to a bachelor's degree program.

Program Description:

Students who enroll in Colorado State University-Global Campus' Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program learn fundamental skills in organizational and employee development. The major courses cover topics in conflict resolution, business ethics, organizational performance and leadership basics. Students also have the opportunity to learn more about HR-specific topics, such as insurance, compensation and benefits, performance appraisals, and methods for hiring and training employees. This Bachelor of Human Resource Management program is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

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Program Length:

Colorado State University-Global Campus bachelor's degrees require that students successfully complete at least 120 semester hours of credits. CSU-Global works to maximize the amount of credit that can be accepted in transfer and provides students with as many options as possible to earn credits outside of the classroom in order to reduce educational costs and accelerate time to graduation. Applicants are encouraged to transfer as much college credit as possible (up to 90 semester hours may be accepted).

Financial Aid:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of student loans and grants. CSU-Global students may also be eligible for military and veteran benefits, payment plans, employer reimbursement and scholarships.

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

Human Resource Management Major - 10 Courses (30 Credit Hours)

  • Applying Leadership Principles
  • The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Human Resources Development and Management
  • Managing and Leading Team Dynamics
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation
  • Employment Law, Compensation, and Policy
  • Training and Staff Development
  • Organizational Development
  • Capstone - Human Resource Management

Specialization Areas - Upper Division Courses

Students may complete a specialization that consists of five (5) upper division courses (15 credits) as a supplement to their program major. Specializations allow students to select a series of courses in a career-relevant field based on professional and personal interests.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completion of Colorado State University-Global Campus' Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program, graduates could consider furthering their studies in an advanced degree program. A master's degree might be required in some upper management or executive positions in the field. CSU-Global Campus offers Master of Human Resource Management and Master of Science in Management programs.

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program may seek work as human resource managers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (, human resource managers are expected to see employment growth of 9% from 2014-2024. Additional positions graduates could also consider include:

  • Human resource specialist
  • Labor relation specialist
  • Training and development manager

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