Management

Management

Human Resources Major

The evolving workplace and work force continually present employers with challenges — skills shortages, family considerations and diversity issues. Human capital is a strategic force in any organization’s success. To stay competitive in the global competition for talent, organizations rely on human resources managers to develop employees’ skills, increase productivity and build job satisfaction.

To complete the requirements for a major in Human Resources, students need to complete coursework as specified below:

Specific Human Resources Requirements

27 Credits

  • Three of the following:
    • HURE 4003 (Employment Law) 3 credits
    • HURE 4005 (Employee Benefit Systems) 3 credits
    • HURE 4010 (Compensation of Human Resources) 3 credits
    • HURE 4030 (Employment of Human Resources) 3 credits
    • HURE 4080 (Training and Development) 3 credits
  • Two of the following:
    • HURE 4003 (Employment Law) 3 credits
    • HURE 4005 (Employee Benefit Systems) 3 credits
    • HURE 4010 (Compensation of Human Resources) 3 credits
    • HURE 4020 (Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining) 3 credits
    • HURE 4030 (Employment of Human Resources) 3 credits
    • HURE 4050 (Human Resources Information Systems) 3 credits
    • HURE 4080 (Training and Development) 3 credits
    • HURE 4140 (International Human Resources) 3 credits
    • HURE 4931 (Topics in Human Resources) 3 credits
    • HURE 4953 (Seminar in Human Resources) 3 credits
    • HURE 4986 (Human Resources Internship) 3 credits
    • MANA 3035 (Diversity in Organizations) 3 credits
    • MANA 4010 (Motivation and Leadership) 3 credits
  • Four Business Electives (12 credits)

NOTE: One International Business Course is required (within or outside your major).

Additional business & non-business course requirements

In addition to the requirements for the major, all students in the College of Business Administration complete business core courses, the Marquette University core of common studies, and non-business electives.