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2011-2012 General Catalog 
2011-2012 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Human Resource Management, BS

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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Department of Management

University Studies Requirements for Major

Students must complete the General Education Requirements :

  •   will fulfill the American Institutions requirement
  •   will fulfill the Social Sciences requirement for students in the Huntsman School of Business

Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements :

  • Courses taken for their major will fulfill the Communications Intensive (CI) and Quantitative Intensive (QI) requirements for students in the Huntsman School of Business
  • Complete at least 2 credits in approved 3000-level or above courses from each of the following two categories: Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) and Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)


Huntsman School of Business Acumen (40 credits)

All majors in the Department of Management must complete the following business acumen, in addition to the specific courses listed for the major. Prior to Huntsman School of Business admission, ECN 1500  , MIS 2200  and STAT 2300  must be completed with a grade of C or better.



All 3000-, 4000-, and 5000-level courses in the Huntsman School of Business are restricted to students admitted to the Huntsman School or another USU major with an overall GPA of at least 2.67 and completion of at least 40 credits.

Human Resource Management Major (21 credits)

Human Resource Management deals with those processes which provide, develop, and maintain a productive workforce. Subject areas include recruiting employees, determining what tasks need to be performed, placing the right person in the right position, determining fair benefits and compensation, evaluating performance, determining current and future employment needs, training and development, labor-management relations, and following legal/ethical practices in employment.

Elective Courses (select at least 3 credits)

Students must complete at least one of the following:

Elective Course Requirements

Because the University requires a minimum of 120 credits for a bachelor’s degree, students will need to take some elective credits. These credits may be chosen from any course (1000-level or above) offered by the University. If a student wants to complete a minor or a dual major in another department, the use of elective credits should be planned carefully with an advisor in the other department.

If a Huntsman School of Business student elects to take a minor, he or she is encouraged to select one from outside the Huntsman School.

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits


Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA

Credits of C- or better


Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above)


USU Credits (10 of last 40 must be USU credits)


Completion of approved major program of study

See college advisor

Credits in minor (if required)


Credits in American Institutions (ECN 1500 ;HIST 1700 , HIST 2700  or HIST 2710 ; HONR 1300 POLS 1100 ; or USU 1300 


General Education Requirements  and University Studies Depth Requirements 




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