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Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Science

About This Program

Effective Spring 2009, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) confirmed that our HRM degree program is in full alignment with the SHRM HR Curriculum guidelines. Our program meets the core HR topics, as well as, elective HR topics determined by the SHRM that ensures universities are offering curricula that prepares HR professionals for the workplace.

Purpose

The objective of the Bachelor of Science degree program in Human Resource Management is to allow students to develop skills that will enable them to gain entry into the field of human resource management. The program includes a general overview of human resource planning, staffing, compensation and benefits, employee/labor relations, and training and development.

Program of Study

The Human Resource Management program combines a significant business management component with an emphasis on developing strong human resource, managerial, and organizational knowledge, skills, and abilities. In addition, students will explore behavioral approaches to deal with organizational and managerial situations. The general education requirements provide a well-rounded academic foundation for the human resources management degree program.

Program Competencies

In addition to achieving the Wilmington University undergraduate graduation competencies given in the Academic Information and Procedures section of this catalog, graduating students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate effective information literacy and communication skills with valid and reliable research.
  2. Apply ethical standards as required by human resource management professionals.
  3. Synthesize and apply knowledge of various human resource management issues critically and creatively.
  4. Effectively use technology in the field of human resource management to solve basic, as well as, critical issues and problems.

Please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.