The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program with a Career Focus Area in Human Resources is offered by Kaplan University to individuals seeking to acquire learning in employment practices, employee training, personnel administration, employee compensation, and employee benefits. The program is intended to provide the knowledge and skills required to succeed in careers related to the business environment including critical thinking, communication skills, and technical competencies. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
After completing a minimum of one hundred eighty (180) credit hours, students are deemed eligible for graduation. Required courses include Core Courses, Major Courses, Open Electives, and Career Focus Area Courses. Human Resources Career Focus Area Courses include Employee Training and Development, Employment and Staffing, Employment Law, and Compensation or Strategic Human Resource Management. Required Major Courses include Academic Strategies for the Business Professional or Pathways to Academic Success, Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors or Accounting I, Macroeconomics or Microeconomics or Global Business, Business Math, Introduction to Management , Human Resource Management or Small Business Management, Finance, Marketing, Managerial Accounting for Business Professionals, Organizational Behavior, Ethics and Legal Environment or Business Law, Marketing Research or Marketing Management or 300/400 Level Marketing Elective, Business Process Management or Operations Management, Managerial Economics or Corporate Finance, Management Policy and Strategy, and Management Capstone Experience or Bachelor’s Capstone in Management.
Graduates can opt to take advanced studies such as the Master’s Degree Program in Human Resources, Business Administration, or Management. Possible career positions include human resources assistant, human resources manager, benefits administrator, or corporate recruiter.