2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Apr 21, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management - BS in Business Administration


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Human resource management plays an essential role in modern business, facilitating organizations to be more innovative and competitive in a challenging marketplace. This concentration may be a good option for students looking to gain insights into recruitment and selection, performance evaluation, compensation and benefits, job design, training, and retention.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Discover how economic, social, psychological, legal, and cultural forces influence employment relations.
  • Learn how to promote and maintain an environment conducive to diversity and change.
  • Explore the role of federal regulations, including equal opportunity, sexual harassment, discrimination, and other employee-related regulations.

Note: Students must complete HRMG 3001 - Human Resource Management before entering the Human Resource Management concentration.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education  courses (45 cr.)
  • Business courses (61 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
  • Elective courses (55 cr.) 
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (55 cr.)


Choose 11 courses from general education , BS in Business Administration, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)  courses. At least 10 credits must be at the 3000 level or higher. Elective credits should total 55 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor .