Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Human Resource Management

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Each BBA degree consists of:

Transfer students must take at least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center (TWC) campus or through SHSU Online.

1 The Business Core is made up of the following courses:

ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Acc3
ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Acc3
BANA 2372Business Analysis3
BANA 3363Inter Business Analysis3
BUAD 2301Business Legal Environment3
BUAD 3335Business Communication3
ECON 2301Principles Of Macroeconomics3
ECON 2302Principles Of Microeconomics 13
FINC 3320Business Finance3
MGIS 3310Principles of MIS3
MGMT 3310Principles Of Management3
MGMT 3370Operations Management3
MGMT 4390Strategic Management & Policy3
MKTG 3310Principles Of Marketing3

Major-Specific Requirements

A minimum grade of “C” is required in all Management courses taken for the Human Resource Management major. Also, a minimum grade of “C” is required for BUAD 3360 - HR Law.

Degree Plan

Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Human Resource Management
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
First Year
Component Area III4Component Area III4
ECON 1100, KINE 2115, NGLI 1101, or MCOM 113011Component Area V3
ENGL 130123BUAD 1305 or CSTE 13303
HIST 130133ENGL 130223
MATH 132443HIST 130233
 14 16
Second Year
Component Area IV3ACCT 23023
ACCT 23013BUAD 23013
BANA 23723BUAD 2321 or COMS 238213
ECON 23023ECON 230163
POLS 230553POLS 230653
 15 15
Third Year
BANA 33633ECON 33513
FINC 33203MGIS 33103
MGMT 33103MGMT 33203
MKTG 33103MGMT 33303
PSYC 1301 or SOCI 13013MGMT 33703
 15 15
Fourth Year
ACCT 33043Business Elective (3000- or 4000-level)73
BUAD 33353Elective(s)3
BUAD 33603MGMT 43353
MGMT 43303MGMT 43553
MGMT 43453MGMT 43903
 15 15
Total Hours: 120

The BA in Human Resource Management is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Global and cultural awareness.
  • Leadership skills.
  • People skills.