Two women meeting

BSBA in Human Resource Management

Apply ButtonThe Bachelor of science in business administration - human resource management degree allows students to become an essential partner in an organization's development and execution of an organizational strategy. Managing an organization's most valuable asset - the people - working within that organization that contribute to the success of the organization, is the role of the human resource manager.

A human resource manager is a key part of the strategic success of an organization. From recruitment, to management and direction of people, to compensation and benefits, performance and workplace health and safety considerations, the human resource manager has responsibility to the organization and the people employed within that organization. Global Business Accreditation

The Experience

At Trine University, human resource management concentrates on all areas of business and learns in depth processes necessary for successful human resource management.

The Results

Graduates with the Bachelor of science in business administration - human resource management degree hold positions as:

  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Recruiter
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Job Placement Specialist
  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • Labor Relations
  • Retention
  • Occupational Safety
  • Policy Development


Additional Information

Bachelor of science in business administration - human resource management degree requires 120 credit hours:

General Education - 42 credit hours

MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
MA 253 Statistics
Science elective - 3 credit hours
ECO 213 Microeconomics
ECO 223 Macroeconomics
 or ECO 203 Survey of Economics
Social Science elective - 3 credits hours
Humanities elective - 6 credit hours
ENG 103 English Compensation I
ENG 113 English Composition II 
 or COM 213 Business Communication 
SP 203 Effective Speaking
PSY 113 Psychology
BA 213 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business
General Education elective - 3 credit hours

Program Requirements - 78 credit hours

BA 102 University Experience
 or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation
BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies
AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 343 International Business
FIN 303 Managerial Finance
LAW 203 Business Law I
MGT 353 Design Operations
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 453 Strategic Management
MK 203 Marketing
BA 3113 Business Internship (Advisor will determine the appropriate class)
FIN 403 Investments
HR 303 Compensation and Benefits
HR 313 Training and Development
HR 323 Safety and Health Management
HR 403 Project Management
LAW 403 Employment Law
MGT 313 Human Resource Management
MGT 323 Leadership
PSY 363 Counseling
300 or 400 level Business or Management Electives - 3 credit hours (AC, BA, ECO, ENT, FIN, LAW, LDR, MGT, and MK)
Free electives - 12-13 credit hours

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

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home and, for international students, home country. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.
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.

Contact TrineOnline: