Human Resource Management Supporting Area


Businesses entrust human resource departments to attract, select, train, assess, and reward employees. In addition, they seek employees who can develop leadership and the culture of the organization while upholding employment laws.

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In addition to your chosen area of concentration, business majors may complete the human resources supporting area.


Human Resource Management Supporting Area

Twelve (12) hours of management coursework in addition to MGT 218, MGT 300, and MGT 400, which are taken as part of the Business Common Body of Knowledge, are required for the human resource management supporting area. 

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Course Options

Twelve hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
MGT 310Management of Human Resources MGT 300 
MGT 411Talent Management MGT 310 
MGT 413Compensation MGT 310 


Three hours chosen from the following courses (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
MGT 312Organization Behavior MGT 300 
MGT 330Negotiations & Conflict Resolution MGT 300 
MGT 405Fundamentals of Leadership MGT 312 
MGT 408Organizational Failure and Change & Transformation MGT 312 
MGT 415Current Problems in Management MGT 312
MGT 480Management InternshipMGT 300, permission of department chair, & junior or senior standing
PSY 447Small Group Behavior 
CMM 421Organizational CultureMGT 300