Bachelor Degree in HR Management

Bachelor Degree in HR Management

Human Resource Management students graduate from Alvernia with tools to develop and evaluate resources necessary to sustain a positive return of the people investment in an organization. Students develop an understanding of the components necessary to prepare for a career in the field, including positions in training, recruitment, compensation management, and benefit analysis.

Alvernia University’s Business Department, including its major in human resource management, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For information explaining the benefits of earning a degree from an ACBSP accredited program, please visit or send an email to

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Alvernia’s chapter of the SHRM acquaints students seeking careers in management, human resource management or labor relations with current issues and trends in these fields.

Honor Societies:
Alvernia University’s Business program sponsors the Lambda Zeta chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society through its accrediting body, ACBSP. Delta Mu Delta is an honor society for continuing studies juniors and seniors that recognizes scholarship in Business Administration. Becoming a member is an honor indicative of earnest, intelligent purpose and achievement.

Phi Beta Lambda provides opportunities for continuing studies students to develop vocational competencies for business and office occupations, and business teacher education.

Bachelor Degree in HR Management Requirements:
Liberal Arts Core (54/55 Credits)
*General Elective Requirements (as needed)**

HR Management Requirements (58 Credits):
BUS 101 Financial Accounting
BUS 200 Managerial Accounting
BUS 206 Management Principles
BUS 207 Marketing Principles
BUS 280 Human Resource Management
BUS 320 Labor Relations
BUS 342 Business Law
BUS 410 Financial Analysis
BUS 411 Corporate Finance
BUS 420 Employment Law
BUS 426 Strategic Management
BUS 427 International HR Management
BUS 438 Business Seminar
BUS 443 Compensation & Benefit Management
ECON 248 Macroeconomics
ECON 249 Microeconomics
MAT 208 Introductory to Statistics

Choose one course from the following:
BUS 305 Accounting Information Systems
BUS 311 Principles of Mgt. Info. Systems (CIS 311)

Choose one course from the following:
BUS 322 Current Issues in HR Management
BUS 350 Industrial & Organizational Psyc. (PSY 350)
BUS 450 Organizational Leadership

*Students entering the program with 70+ transferable credits or an associates degree must complete 30/31 Liberal Arts Core credits.

**A total of 123 credits and 3 credits in a human diversity course are required to complete a Bachelor’s degree. To adhere to Franciscan Values, community service hours are also required. In addition, at least 30 credits at the 300/400 level must be taken at Alvernia University.

For more information about this exciting degree opportunity, contact the Adult Education Coordinator, at 1-888-ALVERNIA (1-888-258-3764, ext. 6) or You can also fill out our request form for more information on our HR Management Degree.

Jan. 20 Term Start

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