Undergraduate Programs
Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) Human Resources Management Major
Regulations effective September 1, 2007


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


  Program Structure  
  Total credits in the program 120
  Block transfer credit for two-year business
diploma (excluding Ontario)
  Block transfer credit for Ontario two-year
business diploma
  Block transfer credit for Ontario three-year
business diploma
 up to 66
  Required credits - Years 3 and 4   24
  Required Human Resources Management major credits   15
  Residency requirement. A minimum of 30 credits must be obtained through Athabasca University, including ADMN 404, in Years 3 and 4.   30
  Maximum Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) credits   9
Years 1 and 2 (60 credits)
  AU-approved college diploma  
Years 3 and 4 (60 credits)
Required Courses (24 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 401 The Changing Global Economy*
*Students who have taken ECON 301 may not take ECON 401.
FNCE 234 Introduction to Finance
FNCE 370 Overview of Corporate Finance (3)
HRMT/ ORGB 386 Introduction to Human Resource Management (3)
MGSC 301 Statistics for Business and Economics I*
*strongly recommended
MATH 215 Introduction to Statistics
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)
IDRL 312 Industrial Relations: A Critical Introduction *
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 (21 credits)
Administrative Studies credits at the senior (300/400) level. Students are recommended to take IDRL and ORGB courses. (3)

Non-Administrative Studies credits with a minimum
of 12 credits at the senior (300/400) 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.




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