Bachelor in Business Administration: Human Resource Management

The Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management program is designed to provide you with knowledge of personnel administration theories, regulations, and practices. If you're interested in this Strayer University major, read on.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

If you enroll in Strayer University's Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management program you will have the chance to examine labor laws and learn about employment oversight organizations, unions, and worker advocacy agencies. The curriculum is also designed to examine methods for hiring and developing employees. In addition, you will have the opportunity to learn strategies for working cohesively and strategically within the larger business organization. You will have the chance to gain a strong general education foundation as well as develop general business skills in financial recording, budgeting, and marketing. This program is available on campus and online.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You may have solid interpersonal and communication skills. In addition, you may have prior leadership experience, such as in a class president, team captain, or group organizer role. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This program requires the completion of 180 credits: 27 core, 27 major, 27 concentration, 54 general studies, and 45 elective units. Students can work with academic advisors to choose elective courses that will enhance their undergraduate training. In addition, with the elective allowance, it could be possible for you to develop a minor concentration.

Business Administration, Human Resource Management Course Requirements

Area 1Core Component
ACC 100 Accounting I
BUS 100 Introduction to Business
BUS 107 Fundamentals of E-Business
CIS 105 Introduction to Information Systems
ENG 115 English Composition
MAT 105 Introduction to College Mathematics

Area 2Major Component
BUS 302 Principles of Management
BUS 309 Business Ethics
ECO 100 Principles of Economics
FIN 100 Principles of Finance
LEG 100 Business Law I
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing

Area 3Concentration Component
BUS 310 Human Resource Management
BUS 335 Staffing Organizations
BUS 405 Labor Relations
BUS 407 Training and Development
BUS 409 Compensation Management
BUS 499 Business Administration Capstone

Area 4General Studies Component
ENG 215 Research and Writing
ENG 240 Communication for Business and the Professions
HUM 100 Introduction to Art, Music, and Literature
HUM 101 The Origins of Western Culture
HUM 200 Logic
HUM 400 Religion and Philosophy
MAT 300 Statistics
POL 300

ECO 405
Contemporary International Problems
Economic Problems and Issues
PSY 100

PSY 105
The Individual and Society
Introduction to Psychology
SCI 110

SCI 115
Introduction to Physical Science
Introduction to Biology
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 300 Sociology of Developing Countries

Area 5Elective Component

Selected in consultation with an academic advisor

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After earning your Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management, you could go on to pursue work with private business offices, government organizations, employment agencies, retail corporations, colleges, or hospitals. You could be able to utilize techniques you've studied in sales, negotiations, strategic planning, or staffing.

Positions that you could seek include:

  • Recruiter
  • Department supervisor
  • Employee training and development coordinator

Advanced Degrees

Upon completion of this major program, you could go on to enroll in a master's degree program, which could provide you with advanced knowledge of business, workforce, or training practices. Participating in such a program could also help you strengthen your leadership skills, stay atop of industry trends, and further develop your research abilities. Once you've obtained a master's degree, you could be able to qualify for a wider variety of employment options.

Strayer University offers related master's degree, including:

  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Education with a concentration in Adult Education and Development
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Management