Earn Your Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management 100% Online
Unlock your potential: Earn your degree with our 100% online Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management program.
Shape your HR leadership path. Gain expertise in Human Resource Management. Learn labor laws, HR metrics, compensation, and strategies for dynamic workplaces. Develop skills for success in building relationships and problem-solving. Learn the impact of ethical, legal, social, and cultural issues on HR decisions.
Mount Mercy offers flexible online programs with 5- and 10-week classes and nine start dates.
Save money on commuting, housing, and other expenses. With no need to attend classes on campus, there are no “in-state” and “out-of-state” tuition fees. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.
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How do online courses work?
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Program requirements and course details
Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
The Human Resource Management degree prepares students for professional positions in leadership and a rewarding career in the field. Students develop skills in leadership, team management, and soft skills such as communication and problem-solving. Students will also learn how to identify and interpret labor laws, utilize HR metrics, and evaluate ethical, social, civic, legal, cultural, and political issues that impact human resource management.
A Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resource Management degree offers a solid basis to students who want to pursue a career in the following fields:
- Human Resource Manager
- Training and Development Manager
- Talent Specialist
- Affirmative Action Coordinator
- Employee Benefits Director
- Industrial Relations Director
- Occupational Analyst
Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management degree requirements:
- 123 total credit hours
45 credit hours in reflection and action core curriculum requirements
39 credit hours in business core requirements
18 credit hours in human resource management major requirements
21 credit hours in electives
|Course #||Course Description||Credit Hours|
|BA 203||Principles of Law||3|
|BA 250||Technology & Communication in Business||3|
|BA 270 |
or MA 135
or Basic Statistics
|BA 379||Financial Management||3|
or BA 436
|Senior Seminar in Business|
Business Strategy Seminar
|BC 265||Principles of Accounting I||3|
|BC 266||Principles of Accounting II||3|
|BK 208||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BN 204||Principles of Management||3|
|EC 251||Macroeconomics Principles||3|
|EC 252||Microeconomic Principles||3|
|Choose One of the Following:||3|
|MA 130||Finite Mathematics|
|MA 132||Basic Mathematical Modeling|
|MA 164||Calculus I (Required for Actuarial Science Majors)|
|Internship – use the course number that corresponds to your major:||3|
|BA 425||Finance Internship|
|BC 425||Accounting Internship|
|BK 421||Marketing Internship|
|BN 424||Management Internship|
|GS 424||Experiential Learning|
Human resource management major (core business requirements plus 18 additional semester hours):
|Course #||Course Description||Credit Hours|
|BA 305||Employment Law and Labor Relations1||3|
|BN 304||Human Resource Management||3|
|BN 380||Organizational Behavior||3|
|BN 386||Compensation, Benefits, and Evaluations||3|
|BN 392||Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management1||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|BA 310||Dispute Resolution|
|BA 350||Risk Management|
|BN 340||Management Information Systems|
|BN 377||Project Management|
|BN 382||Corporate Social Responsibility|
|BN 425||Human Resource Internship|
|CO 250||Effective Group Communication|
|CO 260||Intercultural Communication|
|CO 270||Interpersonal Communication|
|PL 269||Introduction to Ethics|
|PS 221||Social Psychology|
|PS 349||Industrial/Organizational Psychology|
|SW 265||Diversity in America|
1 Can NOT double count as electives for the business, management, or marketing majors. Electives in the human resource major can NOT double count for either core curriculum requirements or the management major.
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