Curriculum & Courses

Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resources Major

 

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The foundation of the BBA includes 16 required core business courses, 10 major courses, 10 General Education courses, and four electives, for a total of 40 courses over four years.

Core Courses

The 16 required core business courses in the BBA consist of the following:

  • ACCT 2121 - Financial Accounting Concepts
  • ACCT 3224 - Management Accounting I
  • ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1103 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENTR 4433 - Business Plan Development
  • FNCE 3227 - Introduction to Finance
  • HRES 2170 - Introduction to Human Resources
  • INBU 3301 - Global Business Environment
  • LSCM 3403 - Operations Management
  • MGMT 2262 - Statistics and Analytics for Business
  • MGMT 3210 - Business Communication Theory and Practice
  • MGMT 3230 - Business Law
  • MGMT 3276 - Organizational Behaviour
  • MGMT 5333 - Strategic Management
  • MKTG 2150 - Introduction to Marketing


One of

  • ENTR 2301 - Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Experience
  • MGMT 2130 - Management Principles and Practices
  • SINV 2201 - Introduction to Social Innovation


Major Specific Courses

All BBA - Human Resource major students must complete the following eight major courses as part of their major requirements.

  • HRES 3274 - Recruitment & Selection
  • HRES 3275 - Compensation & Benefits
  • HRES 3277 - Organizational Learning and Development
  • HRES 3278 - Employee Relations
  • HRES 4273 - Labour Relations
  • HRES 4275 - Organization Development & Culture Calibration
  • HRES 4407 - Transition Management
  • HRES 5101 - Strategic Human Resources Management

Two of the following

All BBA - Human Resource major students must complete two of the following option courses (exceptions require departmental approval).

  • ANTH 2213 - Contemporary Aboriginal Issues in Canada
  • INBU 2201 - Cross-Cultural Management
  • MGMT 3265 - Management Information Systems
  • MGMT 4230 - Advanced Business Law
  • MGMT 4402 - Corporate Social Responsibility
  • MGMT 4407 - Governance and Ethical Issues in Organizations
  • MGMT 4431 - Leadership Development
  • PHIL 2229 - Business Ethics
  • SINV 3305 - Agents of Social Change

  • LSCM 3407 - Business Negotiations/Project Management or
  • MGMT 3269 - Project Management


Electives

  • Students must complete four electives courses.


General Education Requirements

Ten courses must be completed to meet the General Education requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

  1. Four courses will be taken at the foundational level: one from each of the thematic clusters.
  2. Three courses will be taken at the second tier: no more than one from each of the thematic clusters. One of these courses must be from the Numeracy and Scientific Literacy cluster.
  3. Three courses must be taken at the third tier, selected from at least two of the thematic clusters.