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Athabasca University

Bachelor of Management: Human Resources Management Major

Regulations effective January 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019.

The Bachelor of Management degree is offered by Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business. For additional information phone 800.468.6531, or email.

Program Plans

Our online program plans can assist you in selecting the courses needed to fulfill your program requirements.

Counselling Services offers an assessment website, Mapping Your Future. Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.

Regulations Governing All Bachelor of Management Students

Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.

Students must have a weighted average of at least 1.7 (C-) across all courses taken at Athabasca University towards a Bachelor of Management degree in order to graduate.

Program Structure

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 (30 credits)

ACCT 355 Cost Analysis (3)
ADMN 417 International Business Management* (3)
ECON 401

The Changing Global Economy*

* Both of these course should be taken is pursuing the CPHR designation. An alternative course should be planned in the Options area. Please consult with an advisor if you require assistance.

CMIS 351 Management Information Systems (3)
FNCE/ECON 300 Financial Economics (3)
FNCE 370 Overview of Corporate Finance
HRMT 386 Introduction to Human Resource Management (3)
MGSC 312 Statistics for Business and Economics II (3)
MGSC 368 Introduction to Production and Operations Management (3)
MGSC 369 Service Operations Management
ORGB 364 Organizational Behavior (3)
ADMN 404 Capstone I: Strategic Management*
ADMN 405 Capstone II: Application and Integration of Contemporary Business Topics* (3)
  * ADMN 404 and ADMN 405 must be taken with AU. Transfer credit will not be awarded. These courses should be taken as the last courses in the program.  

Human Resources Management Major Required Courses (21 credits)

ECOM 320 Overview of e-Commerce (3)
HRMT 301 Recruitment and Selection (3)
HRMT/ORGB 387 Strategic Human Resource Management (3)
IDRL 215 Introduction to Labour Relations (3)
IDRL 308 Occupational Health and Safety (3)
ORGB 319 Motivation and Productivity (3)
SOCI 321 Sociology of Work and Industry (3)

Options (9 credits)

1. Senior (300 or 400) level Business and Administrative Studies credits. Students are recommended to take IDRL and ORGB courses. (3)
2. Senior (300 or 400) level Non "Business and Administrative Studies" credits. (6)


Information effective Jan. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2019.

Updated May 27 2019 by laurab

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