Human Resources


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Global Business AccreditationManaging an organization's most valuable asset - the people working within that organization - contributes to the success of the organization. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Human Resource Management prepares you to become an essential partner in an organization's development and execution of an organizational strategy.

You also have an option to earn graduate credit toward an Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Business Analytics while working on this bachelor's degree. Through this combined degree program, you can finish both degrees in just four years and save up to $8,625!

The Experience

As a student in the online Human Resource Management program from Trine University, you will concentrate on all areas of business and learn in-depth processes necessary for successful human resource management. You will learn the necessary skills to recruit, manage and direct employees as well as handle compensation, benefits, performance evaluations and workplace health and safety considerations.

The Results

As a graduate with a Human Resource Management degree, you will be prepared to hold positions in areas such as employee relations, labor relations, retention, occupational safety and policy development including:

  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Recruiter
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Job Placement Specialist
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Compensation Administrator

Additional Information


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resource Management degree requires 120 credit hours.

General Education - 39 credit hours

ENG 143 College Composition
   or ENG 133 Technical Communication
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar 
SP 203 Effective Speaking
COM 213 Business Communication
ECO 213 Principles of Microeconomics
   or ECO 203 Survey of Economics
ECO 223 Principles of Macroeconomics
  or Social Science Elective - 3 credit hours
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
   or MA 163 Applied Math with Business Concepts
MA 253 Statistics
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
BA 213 Advance Spreadsheet for Business
PSY 113 Psychology

Business Core - 38 credit hours

AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies
BA 453 Global Strategic Management
FIN 303 Managerial Finance 
FIN 353 Personal Finance
LAW 203 Business Law and Ethics
MGT 353 Designing Operations
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 473 Capsim Business Simulation
   or BA 3113 Business Internship
MGT 483 Capstone
MK 203 Marketing
UE 111 Online Learning Orientation

Major in Human Resources Management - 30 credit hours

HR 303 Compensation and Benefits
HR 323 Safety and Health Management
LAW 403 Employment Law
MGT 303 Risk Management
MGT 313 Human Resource Management
MGT 323 Leadership
MGT 343 Human Resource Development
MGT 383 Principles of Project Management
PSY 363 Counseling
Business Elective (300/400 level) - 3 credit hours

Additional Program Requirements - 13 credit hours

BA 113 or Computer Literacy/Elective
General Electives - 10 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

TrineOnline delivers the convenience and accessibility of an online degree program with classes starting every eight weeks. Our asynchronous classes mean there are no set class times, so you can login whenever is best for you. Learn more about the benefits of Trine’s online degree programs.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

Program Information


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resource Management Major


120 hours



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