Human resources

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