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Minor in Human Resources

Effective human resource management has become an essential component of any competitive business. As the world marketplace becomes more connected and more competitive, the ability to attract and retain the best employees has become critical for corporate success. Human Resources professionals are focused on finding the best ways for businesses to function internally so that they can produce optimum external results.

The Minor in Human Resources prepares students for a number careers in this ever-growing and well compensated segment of business management including: HR Generalist, Recruitment, Labor Relations, Compensation and Benefits, and Human Resource Management.

Courses Required

BUS 3430: Management and Organization Or PSY 3100: Industrial and Organizational Psychology

BUS 3760: Compensation and Benefits Or LSS 3250: Theories of Leadership

BUS 3750: Human Resource Management

BUS 3770: Employment Law

BUS 3780: Labor Relations Law

BUS 3910: Negotiation

18 Total Semester Hours Required

HR At a Glance

What you will learn:
  • How to motivate, lead, and inspire people of all types
  • How to find, hire, and keep the best talent
  • How to effectively negotiate to acheive your desired outcomes
  • How to make work more enjoyable and rewarding
Job Outlook
  • HR industry jobs expected to increase by 21% over the next 8 years
  • 50% of HR Managers make over $100,000 annually
  • Average starting salary offer to 2011 HR graduates was $52,532*
* According to 2011 NACE Survey of US Bachelor's degree graduates