Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources

A Human Resources Management degree from Georgia Southwestern provides students with a comprehensive understanding of human resource functions such as resource planning, recruitment and selection of employees, training and career development, labor relations, performance management, compensation, and development of policy and strategy in private and public-sector settings. Students will also explore the ways that employment law, labor relations, and diversity issues can intersect and affect a company’s culture and ultimately its competitive advantage.

You will have the opportunity to participate in real-life projects and experiences that put into practice the concepts that are discussed in class. Potential careers in the field of Human Resource may be:


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Curriculum Overview

Hands-on projects will challenge students to draw from classwork and other courses in the curriculum in order to deliver a practical and effective product. In the capstone course students will present a project to working HR professionals for realistic feedback before beginning their career. Our professors work closely with the Society of Human Resource Management to align our courses with employer expectations and required competencies, so we will teach you the exact skills employers tell us they want. Through engaging coursework, students can expect to:

  • Apply business knowledge, reflective practices, and ethical leadership skills that drive learning and self-improvement
  • Develop and conduct an interview for real entry level jobs, and make recommendations to the interviewees designed to help them improve their skill set.
  • Apply knowledge of human behavior, labor relations, and current laws and regulations to produce a working environment that is safe, fair, and compliant with regulations
  • Create, implement, and assess training, development, and rewards programs that foster employee and organizational learning and development
  • Recognize the diversity of cultures and worldviews that inform human behavior and respond constructively to differences in workplaces, communities, and organizations
  • Create and administer performance management systems
  • Identify and use technology to research, collect, analyze, and interpret data and effectively communicate information in a professional manner


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