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Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma) (Three years—90 credits)

Information amended, effective September 1, 2016.

The Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations Post Diploma offers a number of admission routes for business and non-business diploma-holders. All diplomas presented must be approved by Athabasca University. Please review Transfer Credit Services for further information. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.

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: Your Career and Athabasca University." Athabasca University has also developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.

Program Structure
Total credits in the program
90
Maximum block transfer credit for Ontario two-year business administration diploma
45
Maximum block transfer credit for Ontario three-year business administration diploma*
*60 block credits with the possibility of up to six additional credits if the student holds an approved three-year diploma with direct equivalents to the remaining core courses.
60
Maximum block transfer credit for approved non-business administration diploma
30
Minimum credits at senior (300/400) level
27
Required core courses
30
Elective courses 15 to 30
Residency requirement. A minimum of 24 credits must be obtained through Athabasca University.
24
Graduation with Distinction or Great Distinction. At least 24 credits must be obtained through Athabasca University in order to be considered. 24
Maximum Prior Learning and Assessment (PLAR) credits
6
No preparatory (100-level) courses will count towards this program  

Following are the remaining courses to complete the credential for AU-approved two-year business administration diplomas (excluding Ontario) and Ontario three-year business administration diplomas:

Required Core Courses (30 credits)

Elective at the 300/400 level*

*Choose from HRMT or IDRL courses listed in the Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (three-year) program.


(3)

EDUC 317

Training and Development in Organizations

(3)
HRMT/ORGB 386 Introduction to Human Resource Management
(3)
IDRL 316 Practice of Labour Relations
(3)

IDRL 309/LGST 310

 

LBST 330

Human Rights, the Charter and Labour Relations

or

Workers and the Economy

(3)
IDRL 308 Occupational Health and Safety
(3)
IDRL 215 Introduction to Labour Relations
(3)
IDRL 320 Labour Law in Canada

(3)
SOCI 321 Sociology of Work and Industry
(3)
SOSC 366 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
(3)

Following are the remaining courses to complete the credential for AU-approved Ontario two-year business administration diplomas and non-business administration diplomas.

Elective Courses (15 to 30 credits)

Select course work from the elective list in the Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations three-year program. Note that at least 9 credits must be chosen from HRMT and/or IDRL courses. Students wishing to substitute another course(s) for the electives may do so with the permission of the program director.

  • Electives for Ontario two-year business administration diplomas (15)
  • Electives for non-business administration diplomas (30)

 

Information effective Sept. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2017.

Updated November 22 2016 by laurab

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