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Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program is aligned with the Society of Human Resource Management curriculum. Throughout the world, over 400 programs in approx. 375 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The BS in HRM program at Limestone University follow the guidelines developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate. Courses included in the curriculum include but not limited to: Strategic HRM, Staffing Organizations, Compensation and Benefits, Employment Law, Organizational Development and Managing Change, Managing Diversity and Inclusion, Labor Relations, Training and Development. As the program is academically aligned with SHRM, students in their final year will have eligibility to register for the SHRM-Certified Professional Examinations.

Human Resource Management Online Degree Program

The Human Resource Management degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.

Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.

As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.

Related Occupations

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program can work in various positions including but not limited to:  HR Business Partner, HR Consultant, Employee Benefits Manager, Compensation manager, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment Specialist, Director of Industrial Relations, Labor Relations Specialist/Consultant, Job analyst, HR Administrator, Human Resources Manager, or Training/Talent Development Specialist.

Fast Facts

  • SHRM Academically Aligned
  • Senior students are eligible to register for the SHRM-CP Exams.
  • Most instructors are Certified Professionals in HRM.
  • The curriculum helps you develop SHRM Body of Competence & Knowledge.
  • Study options include Day and Online.

Explore Experiental Major Map

saints mapsUse this map to help plan and guide your experience at Limestone. Each student’s experience is unique so please keep in mind the activities outlined in this map are suggestions and can be tailored to you! Always consult with your advisors whenever possible for new opportunities and updates.

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (51 credit hours)
  4. Additional Mathematics course from MA115 or 116 (3 credit hours)
  5. Additional Business or Human Resource Management courses from BA220, FI312, MG318, 323, 350, MK300, or any additional HR course (9 credit hours)

* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)

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