Studying for Your Business Degree in HR Management at Regis

Regis University’s Bachelor of Science in Business degree with a specialization in Human Resource Management provides a solid foundation in business fundamentals and explores the impact of economic trends on personnel management practices and how organizational behavior plays into a company’s code of ethics.
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The B.S. in Business degree with a specialization in Human Resource Management is designed to instruct students on current trends, theories, skills and ethical business practices necessary in today's competitive global business market. The HR management curriculum guides students through the processes of identifying and selecting the best personnel for specific roles, the training and development of those personnel and the latest programs to retain the best people for organizational effectiveness. Both on-campus and online business and human resource classes are offered.

The four human resource courses within this program also fully align with the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) "HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates", recognizing that the curriculum is aligned with current HR industry needs and legislative issues. SHRM alignment can better prepare students to become certified in the HR profession.

As a graduate of Regis University's College for Professional Studies human resource management program, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to play an entry-level role in the strategic success of today's workplaces, from small businesses and nonprofits, to major corporations and global enterprises.

Potential Careers for Graduates with a Business Degree in HR Management:

  • Benefits Administrator
  • Compensation
  • Employment and Recruiting
  • Employee and Community Relations
  • Employee Services
  • Health and Safety
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance
  • Personnel Records
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training and Development

A Faster Path to Success Through Combined Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

Students have the opportunity to work on a B.S. in Business degree with a specialization in HR Management in tandem with one of the College of Business and Economic's graduate degree programs. Learn how you can complete both college degree programs at a faster pace and a more affordable cost.

Total Business HR Management Degree Requirements: 128 Credit Hours

  • Core studies requirements: 45 credit hours
  • Foundational courses: 30 credit hours
  • Upper division requirements: 33 credit hours (minimum of 9 upper division credit hours in an area of specialization are required)
  • Minor (optional): 0 or 12 credit hours
  • General electives: 20 credit hours (if minor not selected); 8 credit hours (if minor is selected)

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an enrollment counselor.

Program Requirements

General Undergraduate Core Requirements (45 credit hours)

Oral Communication Skills (3 credit hours): COM 210, COM 211
English Composition (3 credit hours): EN 203
Advanced Oral or Written Communication (3 credit hours): COM 406, COM 437, COM 455, EN 325, EN/PL 482, EN 475
Literature/Humanities (6 credit hours)
  • Literature/Humanities (6 credit hours) (3 credit hours)
  • Literature/Humanities Elective (3 credit hours) Any 300-400 EN, all HU courses, all COM courses (excluding COM 210, COM 211, COM 406, and COM 437)
Global Issues (6 credit hours): COM 400, COM 412, CR 466, EC 335, EC 400, HS 240E-W, HU 435E-W, HU 421E-W, SO 204, SO 340, SO 341, SO 446, SO 469F, SO 472, IRSH 410E-W, RC 450, RC 458, RC 459

Social Sciences (6 credit hours): COM courses (excluding COM 210, COM 211, COM 406 and COM 437), all EC, all ED, all HS, all PY, all SO courses, all CR courses

Mathematics (3 credit hours) 
  • (College-level algebra or higher)
  • MT 201, MT 204, MT 270, all 300-400 level MT courses 
Natural Sciences (3 credit hours): SCI 205E, SCI 206E, SCI 410E, SCI 411E, all CN, CIS or CS courses 
Philosophy (6 credit hours): All PL courses
Religious Studies (6 credit hours): All RC, all RS courses 
Lower Division Requirements (33 credit hours)
AC 3200 Principles of Accounting I
AC 3210 Principles of Accounting II
BA 2900 Introduction to Business
BA 3400 Marketing
BA 3366 Management
BA 3911 Professional Business Communication
CIS 382 Introduction to Information Systems
EC 3200/EC 3200C Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 3300 Principles of Microeconomics
MT 270/MT 270C Introduction to Statistics
MT 330 Business Calculus or MT 360A Calculus I

Upper Division Major Requirements (24 credit hours)

BA 4100 Business Finance
BA 4240 Labor Relations and Economics
BA 4252 Management of Human Resources
BA 4267 Compensation Policy and Employment Law
BA 4314 Diversity in the Workplace or BA 4226 Managing Cultural Diversity
BA 4354 Organizational Behavior
BA 4950 Ethical Decision Making in Business
BA 4986 Capstone: Applied Project or BA 4985 Business Policy and Strategy

Optional Minor (12 credit hours)

General Electives (6-18 credit hours)

If a minor is completed: 6 credit hours 
If a minor is not completed: 18 credit hours 
This may vary depending upon how many credit hours are completed in the specialization
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 120 credit hours

Double Specialization
Students are permitted to earn a double specialization by completing the upper division Business major courses and a minimum of 9 upper division credit hours in 2 of the Business specializations (a minimum of 18 semester hours) Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Project Management or Public Administration.

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.

How to Apply

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Students with prior college credit, military credit, professional licenses or certificates or several years of work experience may be able to translate this experience directly into college credit.

Your enrollment counselor will help evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance, recommend courses and help you get started with the application process.

Applicants seeking a bachelor's degree in Business HR Management from the College for Professional Studies must possess:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (from a regionally accredited high school) AND
  • Transferable credit from a regionally accredited college or university AND
  • Evidence of work experience

Applicants who do not meet each of these requirements may submit a letter of exception to the Assistant Dean of the school in which the applicant seeks to enroll. The letter should describe the applicant's goals and substantiate his/her ability to be successful at Regis University. Download guidelines for work experience admission appeal.

Application Process:

  1. Complete the undergraduate application form online
  2. Pay the $50.00 application fee. The fee is waived if you have applied to Regis previously or if you are a Regis graduate.
  3. Complete the personal statement essay. A short personal statement is required to be considered for admission. Download a copy of the personal statement guidelines.
  4. Request official transcripts from accredited institutions that you have previously attended. Download the transcript request form. Official transcripts are those that come directly from one college or university to another college or university. Official transcripts must be received no later than 30 days after the date of application. If not received, course registrations will be suspended.
  5. Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.
Apply a minimum of 14 days before the start of classes to ensure optimal course selection.

Non Degree-Seeking Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Complete the undergraduate non-degree online application form
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.

Class Starts

Term Class Start Date
Summer 8W1 - 2015 May 4, 2015
Summer 5W1 - 2015 May 4, 2015
Summer 5W2 - 2015 June 8, 2015
Summer 8W2 - 2015 June 29, 2015
Summer 5W3 - 2015 July 13, 2015
Fall 8W1 - 2015 August 24, 2015
Fall 5W1 - 2015 August 24, 2015
Fall 5W2 - 2015 September 28, 2015
Fall 8W2 - 2015 October 19, 2015
Fall 5W3 - 2015 November 2, 2015
Spring 5W1 - 2016 January 11, 2016
Spring 8W1 - 2016 January 11, 2016
Spring 5W2 - 2016 February 15, 2016
Spring 8W2 - 2016 March 7, 2016
Spring 5W3 - 2016 March 21, 2016
Summer 5W1 - 2016 May 2, 2016
Summer 8W1 - 2016 May 2, 2016
Summer 5W2 - 2016 June 6, 2016
Summer 8W2 - 2016 June 27, 2016
Summer 5W3 - 2016 July 11, 2016

Tuition

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