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Athabasca University

Bachelor of Management: Human Resources Management Major

Regulations effective September 1, 2016.

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 312 Conflict and Accommodation
ORGB 319 Motivation and Productivity (3)
Options (27 credits)
1. Senior (300 or 400) level Business and Administrative Studies credits. 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)
NOTE: Students cannot use IDRL 312 to fulfill a critical perspectives course as it is a requirement in this major.


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

Updated June 28 2016 by laurab

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