Management, B.S. - Human Resource Concentration

This concentration focuses on the management of people and structuring of organizations to be effective and rewarding places to work. This course of study provides students hands-on experience in solving human resource problems. In order to develop the people and functional skills necessary to be successful in today’s predominantly service economy, courses are designed to be relevant, contemporary, ethical, and practical. The HRM concentration focuses on the core practices of work analysis, strategic planning, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, compensation, employee relations, and legal compliance within a competitive global environment. For more information, contact Lisa Williams, Ph.D., at

Course Work Required

Three Courses in Managing Operations and People
LAW 205Legal Env of Business3
MGT 160Management Principles3
MGT 240Human Resource Management3
Two Courses in Economics
ECO 102Principles of Microeconomics3
ECO 103Principles of Macroeconomics 23
Two Courses in Accounting
ACC 111Financial Accounting3
ACC 112Management Accounting3
One Course in Marketing
MKG 181Principles of Marketing3
Two Courses in Operations
MGT 220Operations & Supply Chain3
MGT 390Information Systems for Business3
or MGT 221 Supply Chain Logistics
One Course in Finance
FIN 320Corporate Finance I3
Four Courses in Quantitative Analysis
CIS 232Microcomputer Applications for Business 13
MAT 107Business Calculus I 14
or MAT 106 Intro College Math
MAT 201Business Statistics I 13
ECO 231Business Analytics3
One Senior Capstone Course
MGT 460Bus Strategy & Policy3
Two Experiential Management Electives (choose 2 of 4)
MGT 308E Commerce Essentials3
MGT 315Leadership and Teamwork3
MGT 318Entrepreneurship3
MGT 351Adv. Excel Business Modeling3
Four HRM Concentration Courses
MGT 316Conflict Management and Negotiations3
MGT 342Human Resource Staffing and Development3
MGT 343Reward Systems and Performance3
MGT 344Employment Law and Human Resource3
Four Business Electives
Select any three Business Elective courses of MGT, MKG, FIN, ECO, ACC, BUS (May Include Co-op and MBA options)9
And the Following Courses Outside the College of Business
Nine Niagara University General Education Foundation Courses27
Four Distribution Courses12
ENG 231Business Communication3
Three Elective Courses outside the College of Business9
Total Credits133

General Education, Analytical Skills courses


General Education Social Science course


Must take either MGT 342 Human Resource Staffing and Development or MGT 343 Reward Systems and Performance and may take both