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Management Human Resource Degree - Bachelor of Science

Degree Information

This cohort degree program in Management of Human Resources is designed to provide a foundation of the professional skills needed to become a successful global business manager. Coursework emphasizes the management of human capital and the mastery of knowledge and skills associated with human resource planning and analysis; Equal Employment Opportunity compliance; staffing; human resource development; compensation; benefits; and employee and labor/management relations. This program is based on the common body of knowledge for the PHR/SPHR certifications.

The accelerated nature of this degree presumes that students have organizational life experiences that can be applied to their studies. This allows for application-based instructor to student interaction and a student's contribution to peer-to-peer learning.

Curriculum

Major Requirements (40 credit hours)

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  • LA 300 Foundations for Professional Success

    This course prepares students for success in their academic and professional careers. The foundation for learning is established for professional skill development through practical experience with the University’s four essential learning outcomes - communication, problem solving, collaboration, and citizenship. Learner strengths are assessed and analytical, relational, and resilience skills are developed.
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  • MHRC 309 Foundation of Business Communication

    This course focuses on the practical application of business communication. Emphasis will be placed on learning the different types of writing required in the modern business environment including an introduction to professional presentations. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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  • MHRC 319 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

    This course addresses the critical concepts related to human capital management and human resource management administration. Concepts addressed include, but are not limited to: (a) overview of Human Resource functions, (b) influence of the legal/economic conditions on human resource functions, (c) decision making, and (d) strategy Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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  • MHRC 329 Recruitment, Selection and Placement of Human Resources

    This course addresses critical issues in the selection and placement of human resources. Concepts addressed include, but are not limited to: (a) legal and regulatory factors affecting selection and placement of human resources, (b) recruiting practices, selection practices, (c) job analysis and related processes, (d) impact of various economic conditions on recruitment efforts, (e) evaluation. Current topics will also be addressed, such as the changing nature of recruiting practices. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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  • MHRC 426 Training and Development of Human Resources

    This course looks at training and development as avenues to strategic competitive advantage. Concepts addressed include, but are not limited to: (a) legal and regulatory factors affecting training, (b) training needs analysis, (c) budgets, and (d) evaluation of training and development programs. Current topics will also be addressed, such as the growing utilization of various types of e-training programs and economic considerations. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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  • MHRC 436 Employee and Labor Relations

    This course addresses critical concepts involved with employee and labor relations. Concepts addressed include, but are not limited to: (a) legal and regulatory factors affecting employee rights, discipline, and performance management, (b) legal and regulatory factors affecting labor relations, unfair labor practices, and collective bargaining practices. Current topics will also be addressed, such as the economy and political climates in relation to unionization and overall workforce management. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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  • MHRC 446 Compensation Administration

    This course addresses critical concepts involved with development and administration of compensation. Concepts addressed include, but are not limited to: a) legal and regulatory factors affecting compensation plans strategies, b) types, characteristics, and advantages of compensation strategies, c) the strategic nature of compensation strategies, and d) performance management. Current topics will also be addressed, such as executive compensation, pay for performance and overall compensation practices relative to the changing nature of the economy. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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  • MHRC 456 Benefits Administration

    This course addresses critical concepts involved with development and administration of benefits. Concepts addressed include, but are not limited to: a) strategic nature of benefits, b) mandated vs. voluntary benefits, c) controlling benefit costs. Current topics will also be addressed, such as new healthcare legislation and strategies for managing benefit costs. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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  • MHRC 466 Business Operations and HR Strategy

    This course focuses on the practical application of various aspects of business operations from a Human Resource perspective. Concepts address, but are not limited to: (a) basic accounting and financial concepts, (b) business information systems/human resource information systems (HRIS), (c) global Human Resource Management and (d) strategic business decisions and partnerships. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
    University Syllabus

  • MHRC 476 Human Resource Management Capstone Project

    This course is designed to incorporate all aspects of Human Resource Management into a comprehensive project. In addition, students will conduct in-depth research of the Human Resource field as well as prepare material designed to aid them in their careers. Prerequisite: Acceptance into a College of Business accelerated degree completion program.
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Kirkpatrick Signature Series Requirements (9 credit hours)

(In addition to the Major Requirements, all Bellevue University students must complete the Kirkpatrick Signature Series)

  • LA 400 American Vision and Values

    This course focuses on the political and philosophical traditions of the Western world, especially as they are found in the American vision and are embedded in the values, traditions, documents, and institutions of the United States. Prerequisite: 60 Credit Hours
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  • LA 410 Tradition and Change

    This course examines the theories of moral absolutism and moral relativism, in light of their relationship to citizen freedoms and responsibilities. The course compares several modern economic systems, accessing their impact on citizen freedom and responsibility. It also examines the importance of fulfilling citizens’ responsibilities for the well-being of society and for the freedoms they enjoy. Prerequisite: 60 Credit Hours
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  • LA 420 Freedom and Responsibility

    This course examines the theories of moral absolutism and moral relativism, in light of their relationship to citizen freedoms and responsibilities. The course compares several modern economic systems, accessing their impact on citizen freedom and responsibility. It also examines the importance of fulfilling citizens’ responsibilities for the well-being of society and for the freedoms they enjoy. Prerequisite: 60 Credit Hours
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