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Undergraduate Calendar 2014|15

Human Resources Management, 4-year

Bachelor of Management: Human Resources Management Major

Regulations effective September 1, 2014.

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

Years 1 and 2 (60 credits)

The regulations for Years 1 and 2 of the Bachelor of Management program apply to the Human Resources Management Major.

Years 3 and 4 (60 credits)

Required Courses (18 credits)
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.
ORGB/HRMT 386 Introduction to Human Resource Management (3)
ADMN 404 Strategic Management*
  * 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.  
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 *  
IDRL 312 Conflict and Accommodation *
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 (27 credits)
1. Business and Administrative Studies credits at the senior (300/400) level. Students are recommended to take IDRL and ORGB courses. (9)
2. Non "Business and Administrative Studies" credits. At least 12 credits required at the senior (300/400) level, LBST courses recommended. Students must select nine credits (three courses) from the critical perspectives courses as outlined in the general 120-credit program. (18)











Information effective Sept. 1, 2014 to Aug. 31, 2015.

Updated January 25, 2017