January 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 20, 2019  
January 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Management (BSBMHRM)

(Please see the Undergraduate Program Offerings by Campus  chart in the catalog or on the Herzing Website at www.herzing.edu/career-programs/downloads for a list of Herzing campuses offering this program.)

Program Description

This program prepares individuals to apply integrated training, organizational development, career planning, and counseling skills to the design, management, and evaluation of programs to improve individual productivity, employability, job satisfaction, and organizational effectiveness. The program includes instruction in psychology, organizational behavior, principles of adult education, occupational counseling, skill testing and evaluation, program design, consulting practice, organizational development, and applications for issues such as training, management development, customer service, and lean management.

Business Management Core Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Define operational, ethical, legal, and human resource issues associated with business management
  2. Analyze financial information using standard tools to support and evaluate managerial decision-making.
  3. Develop a marketing plan
  4. Formulate strategic business solutions

Human Resource Management Concentration Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of integrated training and career planning in achieving organizational effectiveness.
  2. Describe how psychology and organizational behavior are utilized in the design and management of business programs.
  3. Apply mathematical, statistical, and research techniques to analyze contemporary business practices and functions in conducting research.
  4. Utilize human resource information technology to make management decisions.

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, general and operations manager, sales manager, and administrative services manager.

Program Content

A minimum of 122.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

Required Business Core Courses

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Courses in Human Resource Management

All courses, 27.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Business Elective Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course.

Open Elective Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required. A minimum of 3.00 semester credit hours must be at the 300- to 400-level.

Required Capstone or Internship

3 semester credit hours are required.


* Online students in some states may not be allowed to take this internship due to state restrictions.

* Enrollment in a student readiness training is required prior to the internship course. Successful completion of training is required prior to internship course enrollment

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline.

12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications

9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities

6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics

3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science

6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

2.00 semester credit hours are required.