2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management, BSB

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Program Description:

Management is a universal process that applies to all career fields and to private, public, and nonprofit organizations. The curriculum offers two majors: the management major and the human resource management major.

The management major should be selected by students who want a broad background that prepares them for administrative careers in a wide range of settings. Course work is appropriate for individuals considering entry-level positions or management trainee programs. In addition, this major provides a firm grounding in the management of organizational and institutional resources, and in international issues.

The human resource management major is intended for students who have chosen a career in human resource management. The field is recognized for its increasingly significant contribution to the success of all types of organizations. Graduates will typically qualify for entry-level positions in recruiting, testing, interviewing, compensation, benefits, training, affirmative action, and labor relations. Also, graduates will be prepared to take the Professional in Human Resources Certification Test.

Admission requirements:

All students intending to major in business will be admitted to the Raj Soin College of Business. Students must meet the following admission requirements to be admitted to a major program of study:

  1. 2.5 minimum cumulative grade point average
  2. 30 semester credit hours earned

Learning Outcomes:

Graduates will have competencies in the functional knowledge areas required for entry level professional positions in Human Resource Management.

Graduates will be proficient in the skills and practices required for managerial positions in Human Resource Management.

Graduates will possess the interpersonal proficiencies that promote the success of an organization.


For additional information:

Program Requirements:

I. Wright State Core: 39 Hours

Element One: 6 Hours

Element Two: 4 Hours


Element Three: 6 Hours

Element Four: 3 Hours

Element Five: 6 Hours


Element Six: 8 Hours

Additional Core Courses: 6 Hours

Required: Select either

II. Business Core Requirements: 42 Hours

III. HR Major Requirements: 24 Hours

IV. Electives: 15 Hours

Total: 120 Hours

Graduation Planning Strategy

The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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