Concentration in Human Resource Management

The concentration in Human Resource Management provides you with a solid foundation in the necessary skills and concepts to meet the complex challenges of strategic and operational human resources roles.

Opportunity to Innovate

Through the senior capstone project, you will work on a team to provide advice and consultation to a real business client during your final semester. Projects may include:

  • Designing business plans
  • Analyzing markets
  • Developing and implementing customer surveys
  • Providing a written report and formal presentation

You may join innovative and leadership oriented organizations including:

  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Phi Chi Theta, a co-ed business fraternity
  • Women in Business

Impact the World

Human Resource Management graduates have a 91 percent career outcomes rate. Recent graduates have been hired by these companies:

  • Accenture
  • Aon Hewitt
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • RLI Corp.
  • OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
  • PepsiCo

Major requirements

Required Courses - 28 hrs.

  • M L 300 Environments of Organizations - 2 hrs.
  • BLW 355 Labor-Management Relations - 3 hrs.
  • M L 356 Human Capital in Organizations - 3 hrs.
  • M L 357 Leading Organizations - 2 hrs.
  • M L 358 Managerial Decision Making - 3 hrs.
  • BLW 446 Employment Law - 3 hrs.
  • M L 456 Compensation Management - 3 hrs.
  • M L 457 Advanced Human Capital Management - 3 hrs.
  • ECO 310 Labor Problems - 3 hrs.
  • PSY 321 Industrial & Organizational Psychology - 3 hrs.
    or PSY 411 Tests & Measurement - 3 hrs.

Management and Leadership majors must satisfactorily complete at least 15 hours of courses with BLW, ENT, MIS, or M L prefixes at Bradley University. Students desiring concentrations should declare their intentions as early as possible and should consult with their advisor to ensure that the correct courses are taken. Students should also note that some courses are offered only once each year.