Rohrer College of Business @ Rowan University

Human Resource Management Program

Human resource management consists of planned organizational activities designed to improve employee efficiency and equity, such as staffing, compensation, and training. This major should be of interest to students pursuing careers as human resource managers, as well as to those who anticipate that they will someday be responsible for making hiring, performance appraisal, and pay decisions. Students working toward a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Human Resource Management must maintain a 2.00 grade point average overall and a 2.50 grade point average in all business courses taken.

Program Structure: Human Resource Management Requirements

I. General Education (52-54 s.h.)

  • Communications (9 s.h.)
  • Math & Science (13 s.h.)
  • Social and Behavioral Science (9 s.h.)
  • History/Humanities/Language (6 s.h.)
  • Artistic & Creative Experience (3 s.h.)
  • Non-Program Courses (12 s.h.)

II. Free Electives (8 s.h.)

III. Major Area Requirements

Business Core (27 s.h.)

  • MKT09.200 Principles of Marketing
  • ACC03.210 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACC03.211 Principles of Accounting II
  • MGT98.242 Legal Environment of Business
  • MGT06.305 Operations Management
  • FIN04.300 Principles of Finance
  • MGT06.300 Organizational Behavior OR MGT06.309 Organizational Behavior (WI)
  • CS02.334 Management Information Systems
  • MGT06.402 Business Policy

Human Resource Management Requirements (21 s.h.)

  • HRM06.302 Management of Human Resources
  • MGT06.330 Managing International Business
  • HRM06.315 Recruitment and Selection
  • HRM16.401 Labor/Employee Relations
  • HRM06.425 Management of Compensation
  • HRM98.337 Legal Aspects of Human Resource Management -WI
  • MGT06.361 Supervised Internship

Human Resource Management Electives (12 s.h.)

Students select four courses from the following list:

  • PHIL09.322 Business Ethics
  • ECON04.345 Labor Economics
  • SPAN05.312 Spanish for Business
  • STAT02.261 Statistics II
  • PSY05.402 Psychology of Conflict Resolution
  • ECON04.351 Health Economics
  • ENT06.240 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • MGT 06.123 Introductory Management Perspectives for the 21st Century
  • SPAN 05.201 Spanish III
  • SPAN 05.211 Spanish Reading and Conversation
  • SPAN 05.212 Spanish Reading and Composition
  • Any upper-level non-required courses offered by Rowan University’s College of

IV. Total Credits for Program (120 s.h.)