Inspiring the leadership skills of today's businesses, a degree in Human Resources from Marian University prepares you to serve the business industry in developing the leadership skills of organizations, working with people, and solving both qualitative and quantitative problems. Human resource specialists require the knowledge and skills for leading people, teams and organizations. Graduates of Marian's program are able to serve individuals and organizations, as competent professionals with experience in all aspects of business, including management, marketing, accounting, economics, personnel, finance and law.
Marian's strong liberal arts foundation, coupled with a challenging business core curriculum, leads graduates of the Human Resources major to be familiar with principles of leadership, human resources, applicable federal and state laws, decision making, teamwork, communication, benefits, compensation, safety, and policy.
Students in Marian's HR program have the opportunity to participate in the Business Association and the Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. These pre-professional organizations build skills and provide networking opportunities with future employers.
Marian University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Bachelor's Degrees. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Health Care Administration, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Sport and Recreation Management; Bachelor of Science with a major in Information Technology; Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in General Management, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Operations Management.
- Master Degree. Master of Science in Leadership with concentration in Organizational Leadership and Quality.
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
11374 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66215 USA
General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements, including PHI 231; MAT 130 or MAT 201. TEC 102 is highly recommended.
Business programs core*
40-41 credits as follows:
ACC 201 Financial Accounting, 3 cr.
ACC 306 Managerial Accounting, 3 cr.
BUA 203 Career Preparation, 1 cr.
BUA 310 International Business, 3 cr.
BUA 350 Business Law, 3 cr.
BUA 402 Strategy and Policy, 3 cr.
ECO 201 Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
ECO 202 Microeconomics, 3 cr.
FIN 301 Managerial Finance, 3 cr.
MGT 213 Principles of Management, 3 cr.
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing, 3 cr.
TEC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology, 3 cr.
3 credits from the following:
ENG 222 Business Communications, 3 cr.
COM 101 Fundamentals of Communication, 3 cr.
COM 232 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
COM 324 Interpersonal Communication, 3 cr. (recommended for health care administration majors)
3-4 credits from the following:
BUA 210 Statistical Techniques for Research Data Analysis, 3 cr.
MAT 122 Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 4 cr.
*For all business majors except information technology.
Human Resources Major
21-24 credits as follows:
MGT 311 Human Resources Management, 3 cr.
MGT 408 Leadership in Ethical Organizations, 3 cr.
3 creditsfrom the following:
MGT 304 International Organizational Behavior, 3 cr.
MGT 321 Organizational Behavior and Communication, 3 cr.
MGT 397 Internship, 0-3 cr.
MGT 497 Internship, 0-3 cr.
12 credits from the following:
MGT 404 Special Topics, 1-3 cr.
MGT 411 HR Training and Development, 3 cr.
MGT 412 HR Planning Recruitment and Selection, 3 cr.
MGT 413 Compensation and Benefits, 3 cr.
MGT 414 Independent Study, 1-3 cr.
MGT 415 Employee and Labor Relations, 3 cr.
MGT 426 Safety and Health, 3 cr.
MGT 428 Senior Seminar in Management and Human Resources, 1 cr.
17- 21 credits: