Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Human Resource Management Concentration
For specific course and program requirements, please consult the current undergraduate catalog.
The Human Resource Management Program is designed for students who wish to fulfill newly emerging and traditional roles in personnel administration and human resource management. Preparation includes a background in traditional personnel administration skills, such as interviewing and hiring, evaluation of progress and potential, and increasing work efficiency.
Completion of the Human Resource Management Program prepares students to fulfill demands in business and industry for human resource managers who can perform various supportive roles. Students will develop their approaches to communication and coaching while honing administrative, development, and leadership skills.
This program provides a strong liberal arts foundation and awareness of issues that are of interest to those in human resource management. Students will graduate with new perspectives as they approach issues of training, development, diversity, changing technology, and performance.
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The Psychology CORE:
- PSY 1101 Introduction to General Psychology
- PSY 1151 Orientation to Psychology*
- PSY 2206 Research Methods I
- PSY 3353 Career Planning (1 credit)
- PSY 4490 Senior Seminar
- PSY 4495 Internship (6-12 credits)
or PSY 4496 Research Apprenticeship (1-15 credits)
or PSY 4497 Independent Study (1- 3 credits per semester; 6 credits maximum overall)
or 2 additional upper division Psy classes (as of Fall 2010)
Total Credit Hours for Core: 16-25 CR
*waived for students entering program with 45 or more semester hours completed