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On Campus
Est. time to complete:

4 years
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Go pro with a human resource management degree from UNT.
A Bachelor of Business Administration with a professional field in organizational behavior and human resource management gives you the skills to help an organization develop a competitive advantage by managing, employing, developing and implementing workplace policies, people and structures.

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Why Earn a Human Resources Management Degree?

The B.B.A. in Human Resource Management provides you with the skills and expertise needed to effectively manage the firm’s most important asset – its people. With functional knowledge of human behavior in the workplace and proficiency in the application of HR tools, our SHRM aligned curriculum prepares graduates to address the challenges of managing people in organizations, large and small.

As part of B.B.A. in Human Resource Management, you'll learn:

  • Employee relations skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • HR technology and applications
  • Evidenced-based decision making
  • Building intellectual capital
Marketable Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Oral and written communication
  • Role morality application
  • Key OBHR concept application
  • Business theory application

Human Resource Management Degree Highlights

Study abroad programs allow you to examine organizational behavior issues globally by visiting European industrial sites, experiencing Asian marketplaces and observing coffee harvests in Latin America.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business ranked 9th in Texas and 61st in the South by
UNT’s proximity opens up a wealth of career, networking and internship opportunities. UNT is nestled in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, home to the nation’s fourth largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies.
With a student body of more than 8,000 students, the UNT G. Brint Ryan College of Business is one of the largest colleges of business in the nation. Prior to the BLB's construction the college occupied two buildings in their entirety and space in a third.
When you graduate from the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, you join a network of 50,000 alumni. More than 700 of our graduates are CEOs or presidents of organizations.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the nation and contributes to the economic development of the region. Top-ranked programs include the nationally recognized logistics and supply chain management program and online M.B.A.

Career Outlook

In addition to traditional human resource positions in managing benefits and payroll, other career options include:

  • Compensation manager
  • Education or training manager
  • Equal employment opportunity officer
  • Human resource generalist
  • Industrial relations manager
  • Recruiter

Human Resource Management Degree Courses You Could Take

Human Resource Management (3 hrs)
Introduction to personnel management. Topics include employment, placement and personnel planning, training and development; compensation and benefits; health, safety and security; and employee and labor relations.
Human Resource Information Systems and Analytics (3 hrs)
The course is designed to expose students to the concepts and issues associated with the management of an HRIS (Human Resource Information System). The course will address the strategies for determining the need for, the implementation of, the effective operation and management of, and the assessment of an HRIS. The course will review issues associated with the centralized, digital management of personnel records, including legal and ethical issues that may arise. Students will be exposed to concepts of data processing and basic technical components of operating an information system.
Power, Influence and Politics in Organizations (3 hrs)
This course provides a framework for analyzing the sources of power in organizations, and the circumstances that lead to its attainment and effective use. It also offers frameworks for evaluating political behaviors on both pragmatic and ethical grounds.
Workplace Health and Safety (3 hrs)
Problems of occupational safety and health (OSHA) workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, industrial security and environmental risk management.
Talent Acquisition and Management (3 hrs)
Recruitment, selection and placement of employees in an organization. Test validation and other selection techniques relative to EEO, ADA and AAP laws. Recruiting, selecting and placing a culturally diverse work force.
Management Concepts (3 hrs)
Management philosophy; planning, organizing and controlling; entrepreneurial processes; organizational performance; structure and design. Includes an overview of organization theory and strategic management.

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