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Program Description

This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises, with a concentration of courses in human resources. These career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, and production or operations for the existing or emerging manager. Application of theory to practice is emphasized throughout the program.

Core MBA Program Objectives

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

  1. Demonstrate analytical skills in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, marketing, management, leadership, information systems, operations, and strategy.
  2. Plan change efforts, negotiate consensus, and act as a leader to solve organizational challenges.
  3. Analyze ethical obligations and prepare responses to complex legal and/or ethical situations.
  4. Analyze the impact of diversity on the organization, work with constituents to identify global challenges, and propose solutions to the challenges.
  5. Evaluate internal and external information to inform decision making, and present findings in written and/or oral formats to a variety of audiences.

MBA Human Resource Management Concentration Program Objective

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

  1. Recommend solutions to human resource issues in an organization.

Potential Occupational Titles

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

Program Content

A minimum of 39.00 semester credit hours is required.

Required Foundation Courses

All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 540Leadership Foundationsnone3.00
BU 550Research Methods and Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 560Managerial FoundationsBU 5403.00

Required Core MBA Courses

All courses, 21.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 600Leadership and Organizational BehaviorBU 5503.00
BU 610Finance and Accounting for Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 615Marketing and New Product DevelopmentBU 6103.00
BU 620Technology and InnovationBU 6003.00
BU 630Project and Operations ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 690Business Integration & Strategic PlanningBU 6003.00
BU 695 orGraduate Capstone Project orFinal semester3.00
BU 697 orGraduate Internship or 3.00
BU 699International Graduate Capstone 3.00

Additional Required Human Resources Concentration Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 640Human Resource ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 642Business and Labor LawBU 6003.00
BU 644Compensation and Rewards ManagementBU 6003.00

 

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