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Business and Human Resource Management, B.S.

Be a human resource professional who supports your organization’s success.

Immaculata’s human resource management program equips you to support business operations through:

  • Staffing design and recruitment to match internal and external talent with organizational needs.
  • Effective training that brings out the best in your workforce.
  • Analyzing and creating competitive compensation and benefits programs in line with your industry and company strategy.
  • Improving organizational efficiency through strategic planning, managing conflict, motivating workforces, and leadership development.
  • Creating legally sound policy, culture initiatives and employee support practices.

Gain a balanced business education in economics, business and employment law, management and statistics.

At A Glance

Program: Bachelor of Science
Audience: Undergraduate students
Format: Face-to-face classes
Next Start Date: August 26, 2024

"IU’s Business Department shapes and molds creative problem-solvers, dynamic and emotionally intelligent leaders and insightful collaborators. This academic culture prepared and enabled me to meaningfully contribute to global HR transformation initiatives in my first role after graduation at a Fortune 500 company. IU professors fostered an inquisitive, open and engaging atmosphere that I have embraced and adopted in my professional role. IU’s applied and service learning-centric curriculum provided me with opportunities to explore and refine my career goals, develop skill sets in the classroom and gain competitive experience in the industry."

Anne Marie DeCarolis
Talent Consultant

Opportunities and Outcomes

Career Outlook

Immaculata’s B.S. in Human Resource Management prepares you for a range of jobs and responsibilities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median salaries for human resource careers include:

The program is also excellent preparation for Immaculata’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Strategic Leadership.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the business degree program, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and capabilities essential to human resource management
  • Understand the balance between theory and practice as it applies to the various sectors of the world of business, accounting, finance, marketing and economics
  • Exercise effective interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Use technology strategically to enhance their productivity and effectiveness on both individual and organizational levels
  • Evidence professionalism, integrity and ethics
Where Can I Work?

Immaculata’s B.S. in Human Resource Management prepares you for many areas of human resource responsibilities. You may choose to develop a general knowledge of human resources, or you may specialize in a specific area, such as health and welfare, recruitment and selection, or internal employee relations.

Course Overview


Major Courses 69 Credits

  • Human Resource Management 3 credits
  • Compensation and Benefits 3 credits
  • Recruitment and Selection 3 credits
  • Business Employment Law or Business Law I 3 credits
  • Human Resource Management Practicum 3 credits
  • Business Ethics 3 credits
  • Global Business 3 credits
  • Business Management and Leadership 3 credits
  • Strategic Planning 3 credits
  • Accounting Principles I and II or Financial and Managerial Accounting 6 credits
  • Business Computer Applications 3 credits
  • Business & Technical Writing or Business & Professional Writing 3 credits
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
  • Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
  • Statistics 3 credits
  • Principles of Supply Chain Management 3 credits
  • Business Math 3 credits
  • Quantitative Analysis 3 credits
  • Entrepreneurship 3 credits
  • Introduction to Finance 3 credits
  • Marketing Principles and Practices 3 credits
  • Department Electives 6 credits

Liberal Arts Core 36 Credits (9 Fulfilled By Major)

  • Composition (Writing) 6 credits
  • Natural & Physical World (Lab Science) 3 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning (Mathematics) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Human Creativity (Art, Literature, Music) 3 credits
  • Social Consciousness (Sociology, Psychology, Economics) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Historical Consciousness (History) 3 credits
  • Global Society (Foreign Language/Culture) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Pursuit of Faith (Religion, Theology) 6 credits
  • Pursuit of Wisdom (Philosophy) 6 credits

General Electives 30 Credits

Total 126 Credits


Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the program meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.

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