B.S. in Business Management - Human Resources Concentration

College of Business and Public Management
Academic Foundations
First Year Experience requirement4
English Composition requirement6-7
Mathematics requirement 13-4
Select one of the following:
Algebra and Functions 3
Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry
Brief Calculus 2,4
Calculus I
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Multicultural Psychology 1
Ethics requirement3
Distributed Disciplinary Foundations
Science requirement 86-8
Introduction to Geospatial Technology and Analytics
Programming & Data Science
Behavioral & Social Science requirement 106
Introduction to Psychology 1
Principles of Economics (Macro) 1
Principles of Economics (Micro)
Humanities requirement6
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Philosophy 9
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 9
Introduction to Ethics 9
Arts requirement3
University Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Public Speaking
Business and Professional Speech Communication
Degree Requirements
Capstone requirement1-15
Pre-Business Requirements 1,5
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro) 103
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro) 103
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ECO 251Business Analytics I3
MAT 143Brief Calculus 2,43
or MAT 161 Calculus I
MGT 200Principles of Management3
MKT 250Principles of Marketing3
Business Core 1,6
ACC 202Managerial Accounting3
BLA 201Legal Environment of Business3
ECO 351Business Analytics II3
FIN 325Corporate Finance3
MGT 313Business and Society3
MGT 341Production and Operations Management3
MGT Requirements 1,6
MGT 321Organization Theory and Behavior3
MGT 431Human Resource Management3
MGT 498Seminar in Management 113
HR Concentration Courses 1
MGT 432Staffing & Development3
MGT 433Compensation Management3
MGT 434Human Resource Consulting3
BLA 306Employment Law3
HR Elective 1
Select HR elective below or HR-related course with department approval. 3
Capstone Requirement
MGT 499Business Policy and Strategy 1,73
Student Electives
Select 15 credits of free electives.15
Total Minimum Credits Required120

A minimum grade of C must be attained in each of these courses. If not, the course must be repeated until a C minimum is earned. Students are limited to six course repeats; a single course may not be repeated more than twice.


If either of these MAT courses is completed with a grade of C or better to fulfill general requirements, then a free elective maybe substituted.


Course substitutions for MAT 113 are MAT 115 or MAT 131.


Course substitutions for MAT 143 are MAT 161 or MAT 162.


Must be completed prior to applying to any business major.


A minimum GPA of 2.50 is required to register for 300- or 400-level business classes.


This course fulfills the Capstone requirement.  


Internal/external transfer students who have already taken two approved general education science classes are exempt from CSC 112 or GEO 104.


Management's philosophy gen ed requirement waived for students with Academic Passport.  


ECO 111, ECO 112, and PSY 100 are required and count toward Behavioral and Social Science credits. ECO 111 and ECO 112 are also Pre-Business requirements.


Special topics HR section of MGT 498 required


NOTE: Students enrolled in the B.S. in Management - Human Resources Concentration are not permitted to also take the Human Resources Minor.


To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a sample suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
ECO 111 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
MAT 113
Algebra and Functions
or Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry
or Precalculus
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
MAT 143
Brief Calculus
or Calculus I
CSC 112
Programming & Data Science
or Introduction to Geospatial Technology and Analytics
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Year Two
MGT 200 Principles of Management 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
ECO 251 Business Analytics I 3
SPK 208
Public Speaking
or Business and Professional Speech Communication
Science Gen Ed 3
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3
BLA 201 Legal Environment of Business 3
MKT 250 Principles of Marketing 3
PHI 101
Introduction to Philosophy
or Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
or Introduction to Ethics
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
Year Three
ECO 351 Business Analytics II 3
FIN 325 Corporate Finance 3
MGT 321 Organization Theory and Behavior 3
MGT 431 Human Resource Management 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
MGT 313 Business and Society 3
MGT 341 Production and Operations Management 3
MGT 432 Staffing & Development 3
MGT 433 Compensation Management 3
PSY 120 Multicultural Psychology 3
Year Four
BLA 306 Employment Law 3
MGT 434 Human Resource Consulting 3
MGT XXXHR Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
MGT 498 Seminar in Management 3
MGT 499 Business Policy and Strategy 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Total Credits121