Human resources

Human Resources

Inspiring leadership in business.

Virtually every business or organization employs individuals in human resources, training and labor relations, creating a demand for human resource professionals. You’re inspired to become a leader in the field of business, especially through Marian’s human resources program.

The Program
Through the human resources program, you’ll engage in a variety of courses that integrate real business challenges with curriculum focused on helping you lead people, teams and organizations. Marian’s human resources program prepares you to serve the business industry in developing the leadership skills of organizations, working with people and solving both qualitative and quantitative problems.

The Possibilities
As part of the human resources program, you will take part in Marian’s strong liberal arts foundation and challenging business core curriculum to learn principles of leadership, human resources, applicable federal and state laws, decision making, teamwork, communication, benefits, compensation, safety and policy. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in Marian’s Business Club and the Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.

The Results
Graduates of the human resources 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. Through quality internship experiences, your hands-on experience will enhance your résumé and establish relationships with numerous organizations, which often lead to professional employment opportunities.

The Marian Difference
With an applied approach to learning, Marian University’s human resources program enhances your knowledge and skills needed to remain competitive in the business field. Through personal attention from faculty and staff, you’ll be prepared to be a leader in the 21st century business world.

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Program Information

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Marian University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Health Care Administration, Management, Marketing, Sport & Recreation Management.
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) with major in Information Technology.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with majors in General Management, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management.
  • Master of Science (MS) with concentration in Organizational Leadership.

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
11374 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66215, USA
(913) 631-3009

Marian University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission .

General Education Program: 46-49 credits of University requirements, including PHI 231; MAT 130 or MAT 201. TEC 102 is highly recommended.

Business programs core
34 credits:
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.

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.

Human resources courses
6 credits:
MGT 311 Human Resources Management, 3 cr.
MGT 408 Leadership in Ethical Organizations, 3 cr.

3 credits from the following:
MGT 304 International Organizational Behavior, 3 cr.
MGT 321 Organizational Behavior and Communication, 3 cr.

0-3 credits:
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 Organizational Training and Development, 3 cr.
MGT 412 Human Resource 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:
University electives

For more details regarding this program, view Marian’s Academic Bulletin.


Fun Fact

Marian’s Sadoff Gymnasium is home to the Sabre Athletics, as well as includes newly renovated athletic training room with new training and weight equipment and a golf simulator (Source: Marian University Archives).

Campus Info

Marian University
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699


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