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Business Administration, Bachelor of Science (BS) Human Resource Management


Office of the Registrar
Bouillon Hall 140
Phone: (509) 963-3001
Fax: (509) 963-1230
reg@cwu.edu

Program Description

Every company needs hard-working, problem-solving HR professionals to recruit and manage employees, shape company culture, administer benefits, set policies, and serve as business partners to the organization’s leaders. Students pursuing the Business Administration: Human Resource Management will deal with fundamental organizational processes that must be developed and managed for continuous improvement by both HR specialists and by all managers in general. Thus, the study of HR takes on a dual emphasis. First, by pursuing an HR specialization, students will be thoroughly trained to focus decision-making as it pertains to the acquisition, utilization, development and retention of employees. Alternatively, the study of HRM is also applicable as a strong supplement to other specializations or majors.

Likely Career Paths

Selection and Placement, Recruitment, Onboarding/Orientation, Retention, Career Planning/ Counseling, Benefits, Compensation and Payroll, Employee Relations


Key Considerations


Course Planning

1st and 2nd Year Courses or Areas of Study
CWU Course # CWU Course Name Transfer Course #
ACCT 251 Financial Accounting ACCT& 201 and ACCT& 202
ACCT 252 Managerial Accounting ACCT& 203
ECON 201 Principles of Economics - Micro ECON& 201
ECON 202 Principles of Economics- Macro ECON& 202
BUS 241 Legal Environment of Business BUS& 201
BUS 221 Intro Business Statistics *MATH& 146
MATH 153 Pre-Calculus I MATH& 141
ECON 130 or other approved math Foundations of Business Analytics MATH& 148

Advising Notes

  • We recommend students pursue and earn an Associates of Business-DTA/MRP.
  • Students need to earn a 1.7 minimum grade for ACCT&201, 202, 203, ECON& 201, 202, BUS& 201, MATH& 146, MATH& 141, and MATH& 148.
  • Any Washington state DTA (Direct Transfer Agreement) degree will satisfy all general education requirements.
  • Major requirements may change over time; students will be expected to meet the catalog requirements in place at the time they are admitted to the major. Current catalog: https://catalog.acalog.cwu.edu/

Other Resources

Admissions: 509-963-1211 | admissions@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/admissions

Financial Aid: 509-963-1611 | FinancialAid@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/financial-aid

Transfer Center: 509-963-1390 | transfer@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/transfer

Veterans: 509-963-3028 | VA@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/veterans

International: +1-509-963-3612 | intladm@cwu.edu | cwu.edu/programs/international-student-admissions