Undergraduate Programs
Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) Human Resources Management Major
     
Regulations effective September 1, 2004
   

Students with an approved college diploma in business (or a closely related field) will receive a block transfer award of 60 credits towards the Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) Human Resources Management degree, except students with two-year diplomas from approved Ontario colleges who will receive 45 credits. These students must complete additional credits in non-Administrative Studies courses to reach the 60-credit figure.

Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.

 

  Degree Requirements  
  Total credits in the program 120
  Block transfer credit for two-year business
diploma (excluding Ontario)
  60
  Block transfer credit for Ontario two-year
business diploma
  45
  Block transfer credit for Ontario three-year
business diploma
 60- 66
  Required credits - Years 3 and 4   21
  Required Human Resources Management major credits   15
     
  Options  
  Administrative Studies credits at the senior (300 or 400) level (Students are recommended to take IDRL and ORGB courses)   6

  
  Non-Administrative Studies credits with a minimum of 12 credits at the senior (300 or 400) level (Students are recommended to take HRMT and LBST courses)   18
  Maximum Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) credit   21
  Minimum Athabasca University credits (including ADMN 404) in Years 3 and 4   30
     
     
Years 1 and 2 (60 credits)
     
  Approved college diploma  
     
     
Years 3 and 4 (60 credits)
     
 
Required Courses (21 credits).
     
ADMN 404 Business Policy* (3)
*
ADMN 404 must be taken with AU. Transfer credit will not be awarded. ADMN 404 should be taken as the last course in the program.  
ADMN 417 International Business Management (3)
CMIS 351 Management Information Systems (3)
ECOM 320 Overview of E-Commerce (3)
ECON 301 The Changing Global Economy (3)
HRMT/ ORGB 386 Introduction to Human Resource Management (3)
MGSC 301 Statistics for Business and Economics I
or
MATH 215 Introduction to Statistics
or
MATH 216 Computer-Oriented Approach to Statistics (3)

 

   

 

   
  Human Resources Management Major Required Courses (15 credits)
     
HRMT 301 Recruitment and Selection (3)
HRMT/ORGB 387 Strategic Human Resource Management (3)
IDRL 308 Occupational Health and Safety (3)
IDRL 215 Introduction to Labour Relations * (3)
  or  
IDRL 312 Industrial Relations: A Critical Introduction *
or
 
IDRL 322 Canadian Employment Law (in development)  
ORGB 319 Motivation and Productivity (3)

 

   
  * Note: Students cannot use IDRL 215 or IDRL 312 to fulfill a critical perspectives course as it is a requirement in this major.  

 

   

 

Options (24 credits)
 
     
1. 
Administrative Studies options at the senior (300 or 400) level. (Students are recommended to take IDRL and ORGB courses.) (6)
     
2. 

Non-Administrative Studies credits with a minimum
of 12 credits at the senior (300 or 400) level. Students are recommended to take HRMT and LBST courses.

Students must select nine credits (three courses) from the critical perspectives courses as outlined for the Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) General, 120-credit program.

(18)
     

 

 


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