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Bachelor of Science
Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management
Bachelor of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $248 per credit hour (Europe)
  • $250 per credit hour (Downrange)

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Enhance your leadership and people skills with a bachelor's degree in human resource management from UMGC Europe.

With a degree in human resource (HR) management from UMGC, you'll find employment opportunities in nearly every industry. Our bachelor's degree program is perfect for those who have some experience in HR but don't have the degree, as well as those who want to transition into the HR profession.

You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of human resource functions‚ such as resource planning; recruitment, selection, placement, and orientation of employees; training and career development; labor relations; performance appraisal and rewards programs; and development of personnel policies and procedures‚ in private- and public-sector settings. Additionally, you'll explore the ways that human behavior, laws, labor relations, and diversity issues can intersect and affect a company's culture and ultimately its progress.

This program is also available as a minor.


About the Human Resource Management Bachelor's Degree

UMGC works closely with the federal government and the Society of Human Resource Management to align courses in the human resource management program with employers’ expectations and required competencies, so the program will teach you the exact skills employers tell us they want.

You’ll study management and organization theory, organizational behavior and development approaches, interpersonal skill development, and employment law.

  • (3 Credits, HRMN 300)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 302)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 362)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 367)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 395)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 400)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 406)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)
  • (3 Credits, FINC 331)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 408)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 467)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 495)

Related required course

Note: The following related required courses for the major are listed under general education courses and may be applied to general education or elective requirements.

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)

Electives

The bachelor's degree in human resource management requires 43 credits of minor and/or elective coursework.

A degree with a major in human resource management requires the successful completion of 120 credits of coursework, including 36 credits for the major; 41 credits in general education requirements; and 43 credits in the minor, electives, and other degree requirements. You must also complete all related required coursework, which may be applied to general education or elective requirements, as part of the 120 credits required for he degree. At least 18 credits in the major must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). See overall degree requirements.

Research and Computer Literacy Courses


  • (3 Credits, PACE 111M) or 
    (3 Credits, PACE 111B) or other PACE 111 course (to be taken in first 6 credits)

  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150) or 
    (1 Credit, CAPL 398A) or other general education elective

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300) (related requirement for the major)

Communications Courses


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111) or 
    (3 Credits, WRTG 291) or other writing course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)

  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100) or other communication, writing, or speech course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 391) or other advanced upper-level writing course

Math Course


  • (3 Credits, MATH 105) or other approved math or statistics course

Arts and Humanities Courses


  • (3 Credits, HIST 142) or 
    (3 Credits, HIST 157) or other arts and humanities course

  • (3 Credits, HUMN 100) or foreign language course or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses


  • (3 Credits, ECON 201) or 
    (3 Credits, PSYC 100) or other behavioral and social science course

  • (3 Credits, GVPT 170) or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses


  • (3 Credits, BIOL 101) and 
    (1 Credit, BIOL 102) or other paired science lecture and laboratory courses

  • (3 Credits, NUTR 100) or 
    (3 Credits, BIOL 160) or other science lecture course

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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