1. School of Business
  2. Human Resource Management Major

Human Resource Management Major| Major

The human resource management major is designed to give students in-depth exposure to specific areas of human resource management and organizational behavior compared to the more broad-based business administration major. The program builds on a foundation of business courses with a set of courses focused on supervision, leadership and change management, human resource administration, labor relations and the dynamics of human behavior in organizations. The program also offers excellent preparation for admission to graduate school.

Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science

The human resource management major is designed to give students in-depth exposure to specific areas of human resource management and organizational behavior compared to the more broad-based business administration major. The program builds on a foundation of business courses with a set of courses focused on supervision, leadership and change management, human resource administration, labor relations and the dynamics of human behavior in organizations. The program also offers excellent preparation for admission to graduate school. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the internship program in order to obtain actual work experience prior to graduation.

Requirements for the Major

Students are required to take 52 semester credits, including:

  • AC 101 Accounting Principles I (3 SH)

  • AC 102 Accounting Principles II (3 SH)

  • BA 400 Senior Seminar (4 SH)

  • CI 341 Management Information Systems (3 SH)

  • EC 201 The Principles of Macroeconomics (3 SH)

  • EC 202 The Principles of Microeconomics (3 SH)

  • FN 320 Corporation Finance (3 SH)

  • CJ 315 Business Law I (3 SH)

  • MK 203 Marketing Principles (3 SH)

  • MN 200 Introduction to Management (3 SH)

  • MN 215 Business Statistics (3 SH)

  • MN 312 Human Resource Management (3 SH)

  • MN 315 Supervision and Leadership (3 SH)

  • MN 323 Organizational Behavior (3 SH)

HR Group 1

Nine semester credits from the following:

  • BA 324 International Business (3 SH)

  • CM 303 Interviewing (3 SH)

  • MN 301 Personal Effectiveness in the World of Work (3 SH)

  • MN 302 Training and Development (3 SH)

  • MN 410 Labor Relations (3 SH)

  • MN 250/350 Internship in Management)

Graduate Preparation

The curriculum incorporates educational experiences designed to accelerate the development of today's student to tomorrow's business leader through the intensive use of collaborative projects, case studies and internships. All programs offered by the School of Business offer excellent preparation for further study at the graduate level.

Internships

Internships in a wide variety of fields enable students to integrate and apply their learning while opening the door to potential career opportunities. With an intense focus on our students' personal, intellectual and professional development, Lake Erie College affords students with an opportunity to truly bridge the gap between learning and doing. Employers recognize that Lake Erie College business graduates are prepared to hit the ground running, bringing strong analytical and communication skills, a practical, teamwork orientation and an inclination toward reliability and personal initiative in the workplace.

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Lake Erie College emphasizes the individual. Our classes are taught by professors, not graduate students. Classes are small, allowing students and professors to know one another. We care deeply about the success, development, and happiness of our students.

For more information about Human Resource Management Major…

Jenni Kinnaird, Ph.D.

Dean of the School of Business, Associate Instructor

1 (440) 375-7115

jkinnaird@lec.edu

School of Business

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