What is Human Resources Management (HR) Major?

The BBA concentration in Human Resources (HR) Management at USAL is offered by the Faculty of Management, Finance, and Economics. The program helps students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to pursue effective careers in the human resources field. Students gain an understanding of a broad range of topics such as the recruitment process, performance evaluations, trainings and development within an institution, compliance with labor laws as well as employee compensation and benefit rights. Furthermore, students develop the communication, leadership and conflict management tools necessary to be successful within their field.

The program prepares individuals to assume specialist, generalist and managerial positions in HR departments in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. After gaining a fundamental grounding in business education through the BBA core, students acquire a practical, functional HR education that allows them to compete in the HR job market.

Study program and Credits

University Requirements: (9 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

EngL 201

English Communication Skills I

Test

3 credits

2.        

EngL 202

English Communication Skills II

ENGL 201

3 credits

3.        

ARAB 201

Arabic Communication Skills

Test

3 credits

 

Faculty Requirements (Core) Courses: (48 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.        

ACCt 210

Accounting I

Co. ENGL 030

3 credits

2.        

ACCt 215

Accounting II

ACCT 210

3 credits

3.        

BUSS 210

Business Communication I

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

4.        

BUSS 310

Business Communication II

BUSS 210

3 credits

5.        

BUSS 305

Business Ethics

MGNT 210

3 credits

6.        

BUSS 320

Business Law

MGNT 210

3 credits

7.        

BUSS 330

Quantitative Methods for Business

MATH 205+206

3 credits

8.        

ECON 210

Principles of Microeconomics

 

3 credits

9.        

ECON 220

Principles of Macroeconomics

 

3 credits

10.    

FINC 210

Business Finance

ACCT 210

3 credits

11.    

HRMn 210

Introduction to Human Resources Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

12.    

MGNT 210

Principles of  Management

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

13.    

MGNT 480

Entrepreneurship

Senior standing

3 credits

14.    

MIST 210

Management Information Systems

CSCI 200,  Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

15.    

MKTG 210

Introduction to Marketing

Co. ENGL 201

3 credits

16.    

MATH 205

Math for  Business

Test

3 credits

 

Concentration Requirements: (required: 28 credits)

 

Course Code

Course Name

Prerequisite

No. of credits

1.                    

HRMN 330

Recruitment and Staffing

HRMN 210

3 credits

2.                    

HRMN 350

Labor Relations and Social  Security

HRMN 210

3 credits

3.                    

HRMN 410

Compensation and Reward System

HRMN 350

3 credits

4.                    

HRMN 430

HR Training and Development

HRMN 210

3 credits

5.                    

HRMN 440

Negotiations and Conflict Resolution

HRMN 350

3 credits

6.                    

MATH 206

Statistics I

CO. ENGL201+Test

3 credits

7.                    

CSCI 200

Introduction to  IT

 

3 credits

8.                    

BUSS 490

Internship

60 credits

1 credit

Choose two courses among the followings:

9.                    

MGNT 320

Leadership

MGNT 210

3 credits

10.                

HRMN 420

International Human Resource Management

HRMN 210, BUSS 320

3 credits

11.                

HRMN 490

Sp. Topics in Human Resources

HRMN210, BUSS320

3 credits