BBA in Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Management

The concentration in Human Resources is designed to provide students the skill sets needed to address current issues within the human resources field and to provide students who want to work as professionals in human resources management the opportunity to obtain industry recognized certification. The requirements for completion of the human resource management concentration (120 credits) are as follows:

Business Core Courses (42 credit hours)

  • ECON 105 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 106 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • STAT 200 - Introduction to Statistics
  • ACTG 211 - Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • ACTG 212 - Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
  • ITEC 281 - Data Management and Analysis with Spreadsheets
  • BLAW 203 - Legal Environment of Business
  • ECON 340 - Global Economy and Business
  • MGNT 322 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGNT 333 - Business Analytics for Decision Making
  • MGNT 357 - Operations Management
  • FINC 331 - Introduction to Business Finance
  • MKTG 340 - Principles of Marketing
  • MGNT 428 - Global Business Strategy

Major Required Courses (21 credit hours)

  • ENTR 240 - Social Entrepreneurship OR ENTR 250 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • MGNT 101 – Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship
  • MGNT 223 – Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • MGNT 324 – Legal Issues in Human Resources Management 
  • MGNT 375 – Staffing and Performance Management
  • MGNT 421 - Leadership and Motivation
  • MGNT 436 – Managing Cultural Diversity

Major Elective Courses (3 credit hours)


Choose 1 of the following courses:

Free Electives 

  • Varies from 24 to 33 credit hours depending on catalog year

Graduation Requirements 

You must have an overall GPA of at least 2.000 in all courses taken at Radford to graduate with the B.B.A. degree. In addition, you must have at least an overall 2.250 major GPA. For the purpose of computing the major GPA, the major is defined as all business core courses and the 18-30 hours prescribed for the major by the department. In addition, at least 50 percent of the business courses required for the B.B.A. degree must be taken at Radford University. Business courses are defined as those having the prefix ACTG, BLAW, ECON, ENTR, FINC, MGNT, or MKTG.