Program Overview

A major in Human Resource Management (HRM) is the foundation of a career that has the potential for enabling a meaningful and positive impact on the health, well-being, and achievements of working individuals where human talent increasingly becomes a contributing factor for achieving a competitive business advantage. HRM plays a central role in this process by attracting, retaining, and developing human capital in organizations. HRM coursework focuses on developing a combination of professionally specific skills as well as soft skills critically needed for success in all business fields including Management, Marketing, Accounting, and Finance. Furthermore, human talent increasingly accounts for competitive business advantage. HRM plays a central role in this process by attracting, retaining, and developing human capital in organizations.

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management provides educational and professional excellence through carefully thought-out courses to advance the competencies and knowledge necessary for effective practice as HR professionals.

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management endorses AUK’s core values of liberal arts education to promote proficiency and critical strategies necessary to solve the most pressing issues related to human resources and their talents.

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management prepares students to create a better world through better workplaces.

Upon completion of the major in Human Resource Management (HRM), students will be able to:
 

  1. Discuss the knowledge framework of HRM fundamentals and apply methodologies and mechanisms to explore major practices.
  2. Assess the impact of strategic HRM on a company’s strategic plan and goals.
  3. Develop a holistic approach to implement and evaluate employee recruitment, selection, retention, and talent management.
  4. Identify and apply current and emerging trends in information technologies to support best practices and processes in HRM as a changing agent.
  5. Engage in ethical research in the practice of HRM, generate reports, and assess organizational structures.
  6. Recognize that the dignity of work needs to be protected and the basic rights of workers to be respected.
  7. Describe the role of culture in organizations and apply cross-cultural persuasions into the structure and implementation of HRM practices.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of human behavior in organizations that include motivational theory to influence behavior.
  9. Identify HRM challenges that confront multinational corporations.
  10. Provide leadership in achieving ongoing competencies in professional practice.
  11. Facilitate and communicate the human resources component of the organization's business plan.
  12. Identify and develop employability skills that entail effective written and oral communication.