Human Resource Management - BSBA

The Human Resource Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program prepares students for careers in a variety of managerial and professional positions within the human resource profession. Graduates are prepared for entry- and mid-level positions and advanced coursework in human resource management or business administration.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply the major concepts, skills and values of business administration.
  • Communicate effectively to diverse audiences, purposes and situations through a variety of professional methods within business administration.
  • Use decision-support tools to resolve contemporary business issues using ethical business practices.
  • Differentiate the functional areas of Human Resource Management at both the strategic and operational level.
  • Develop sound Human Resource Management theory addressing diversity management, ethical management and the impact of global forces.

The program was designed with industry-relevant guidelines as determined by both the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Human Resource Management

A four-year program leading to a bachelor of science in business administration degree

Credits
Business Foundations
ACCT1210Financial Accounting4.5
ACCT1220Managerial Accounting4.5
FISV2000Finance4.5
FIT1040Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions4.5
LAW2001The Legal Environment of Business I4.5
MGMT1001Contemporary Business Management I4.5
MGMT2001Human Resource Management4.5
MRKT1001Principles of Marketing4.5
Degree Courses
ECON1002Microeconomics4.5
MGMT1002Contemporary Business Management II4.5
MGMT2020Organizational Behavior4.5
MGMT2030Operations and Supply Chain Management I4.5
MGMT4020Strategic Management4.5
MGMT4030Senior Business Capstone4.5
Major Courses
LAW3065Employment Law4.5
MGMT3005Workforce Planning and Deployment4.5
MGMT3015Labor Relations4.5
MGMT3050Compensation, Benefits and Total Rewards4.5
MGMT3060Training and Development4.5
MGMT3070Special Topics in Human Resource Management4.5
MGMT4070Strategic Human Resource Management4.5
RMGT2001Enterprise Risk Management4.5
A&S Core Experience
Communications Foundation Courses13.5
English Composition
Advanced Composition and Communication
Communication Skills
Integrative Learning9
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level.
Arts and Humanities9
Ethics: A Global Perspective
One course from ART, HIST, HUM‡, LIT, or REL
Mathematics9
Fundamentals of Algebra (or higher, based on student's placement)
Statistics
Science4.5
One course from BIO^, CHM±, PHY° or SCI
Social Sciences9
Macroeconomics
One course from ANTH°°, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC or SOC
A&S Electives9
Two courses with an EASC attribute, one at 3000 level or higher.
Free Electives #
18 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university. 18
Total Credits180.0

Visit Courses by Subject Code for a listing of all campus courses.

‡HUM courses are not offered in North Miami or Online.
^BIO courses are not offered in North Miami, Charlotte or Online.
¶CAD courses are not offered Online.
±CHM courses are not offered in North Miami or Online.
°PHY courses are not offered in Charlotte.
°°ANTH courses are not offered in North Miami or Charlotte.

#  In addition to classes, free elective credit can be applied to a number of options such as Directed Experiential Education (DEE), Internship, Minor or Study Abroad. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to 3 graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact an advisor before scheduling free elective credits.

NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Basic Mathematics or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).

Students who graduate with a bachelor's degree must leave Johnson & Wales University with effective writing skills. These writing skills will be assessed at the completion of ENG1021 Advanced Composition and Communication .

In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Study Abroad programs offer a variety of options for major, minor, Arts & Science, and elective credit at many price points for students during the academic year and summer. Financial aid is applicable and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications.