The human resource management specialization in business administration provides students with a basic understanding of the functional areas of business, the behavior of organizations and decision-making processes. These courses provide students with quantitative and analytical skills; an understanding of the economic, social, political and legal environments in which business decisions are made; knowledge of accounting and information systems; insights into organizational behavior, development, goal setting and management of human resources; an understanding of the ethical and global issues confronting business; and leadership and team-building skills through the student’s analysis of business cases and other experiential exercises.
The human resource management specialization provides students with the general and technical knowledge and skills for entry-level positions and careers in the personnel or human resource management (HRM) function of organizations. Courses emphasize both the general theory of HRM, the expanding role of HRM in organizational effectiveness, the development and effective use of human resources in organizations, and the technical areas of selection, compensation, labor relations, training and performance appraisal. The specialization prepares students for professional careers in a wide variety of organizations.
Specializations available for the following:
Computer Management & Information Systems
Economics & Finance
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