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Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

In an economic world in which competitive advantage is increasingly based on knowledge and creativity, effective Human Resources functions are crucial for organizations that want to improve their productivity. The Rowan Online Human Resources Management requirements prepare graduates for the HR profession using a blend of classroom, extra-, and co-curricular experiences, such as internships and project-based learning assignments. Our program is grounded in the values of workplace equity and respect and recognition for contributions of the diverse American workforce.

Human resource management consists of planned organizational activities designed to improve employee efficiency and equity, such as staffing, compensation, and training.


Potential Careers

  • Human Resource ManagersEarn upwards of $121,220
  • Benefits SpecialistsEarn upwards of $63,490

Wage data from BLS.gov and O*NET OnLine

Courses and Program Guide

All Rowan Partnership Online programs have been designed to be delivered in an convenient online format. These courses are designed to help you get the information you need at a pace you'll love.


Course Name RCSJ Course Number Credits RU Course Number Rowan Core
First Year
Fall Block 1
English Composition I ENG 101 3 COMP 01111 COML
Introduction to Computers CIS 102 4 CS 01110 ____
Fall Block 2
English Composition II ENG 102 3 COMP 01112 COML
Fundamentals of Programming CIS 110 4 CS 01104 ____
Spring Block 1
Accounting I BUS 102 4 ACC 03210 ____
Principles of Marketing BUS 221 3 MKT 09200 ____
Spring Block 2
Accounting II BUS 103 4 ACC 03211 ____
Applied Calculus
Min of C- Required
MAT 152 4 MATH 03125 QNTL
Summer Block 1
General Psychology PSY 101 3 PSY 01107 HUML
Summer Block 2
Statistics
Min of C- Required
MAT 103 3 STAT 02260 QUAL
Second Year
Fall Block 1
Management Information Systems CIS 207 3 MIS 02234 ____
Business Law I BUS 107 3 ____ _____ ____
Fall Block 2
Principles of Economics I ECO 101 3 ECON 04101 HUML
Art (or Music) Appreciation I ART 101
MUS 101
3 ARHS 03130
MUSG 06109
ARTL
Spring Block 1
Business Law II BUS 108 3 MGT 98242 ____
Principles of Economics II ECO 102 3 ECON 04102 HUML
Spring Block 2
Oral Communication SPE 101 3 CMS 04205 COML
Lab Science Elective BIO 101/107 4 ____ _____ SCIL
Associate Degree Awarded
Third Year
Fall
Management of Human Resources ___ ___ 3 HRM 06302 ____
HRM Elective I ___ ___ 3 HRM Elec. ____
Organizational Behavior ___ ___ 3 MGT 06300 ____
Principles of Finance ___ ___ 3 FIN 04300 ____
Career Planning & Development ___ ___ 2 BUS 01488 ____
Spring
Operations Management ___ ___ 3 MGT 06305 ____
Managing International Business ___ ___ 3 MGT 06330 GLBL
Recruitment and Selection ___ ___ 3 HRM 06315 ____
Supervised Internship ___ ___ 3 HRM 06361 ____
Broad-Based Lit Course ___ ___ 3 ___ _____ LIT
Fourth Year
Fall
Labor and Employee Relations ___ ___ 3 HRM 16401 ____
Management of Compensation ___ ___ 3 HRM 06425 ____
HRM Elective II ___ ___ 3 HRM Elec. ____
Free Elective ___ ___ 3 Free Elec. ____
HRM Elective III ___ ___ 3 HRM Elec. ____
Spring
Legal Aspects of HRM ___ ___ 3 HRM 98337 WI
Business Policy ___ ___ 3 MGT 06402 ____
HRM Elective IV ___ ___ 3 HRM Elec. ____
Free Elective ___ ___ 4 Free Elec. ____
Free Elective ___ ___ 3 Free Elec. ____
View Requirements for Transfer

  • Earned AS Business Administration Degree
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Completion of MAT 152: Applied Calculus with a grade of C- or better
  • Completion of MAT 103: Statistics with a grade of C- or better

In the event that students have associate’s degrees in other areas, the following are minimum transfer requirements and recommendations specifically for the RPO program:

Business
Required
ENG 101
ENG 102
CIS 102
MAT 152 or MAT 108
Min of C- Required
MAT 103
Min of C- Required
ECO 101
ECO 102
CIS 207
BUS 102
BUS 103
BUS 107
BUS 108
BUS 221
Recommended
SPE 101
ART 101 or MUS 101
SCI Literacy
LIT Rec: ENG 103 or PHI 104