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HR Management

Human Resource Management Degree

The B.S.B.A. in Human Resource Management (HRM) prepares students to meet the challenges of a specialized career in human resources or general management. The program is affiliated with the National Society for Human Resources Management and has a curriculum that presents state-of-the-art practices in human resources. Students are provided with the knowledge and skills needed to be competitive in this constantly changing field.

The HRM major covers the principal functional areas of HRM: recruiting, selection, compensation and benefits, training, safety and health, and employee and labor relations.

The six-course HRM core requires work in personnel management, selection, labor relations, compensation, training, and labor law. Beyond the six-required HRM courses, students can tailor their program with the choice of two HRSM elective courses. In addition, the department coordinates several internships with local employers.

Human Resource Management Specialization

The Human Resource Management Program prepares students to meet the challenges of a specialized career in human resources or general management. The program is af­filiated with the national Society for Human Resources Management and has a curricu­lum that presents state-of-the-art practices in human resource management. Students are provided with the knowledge and skills needed to be competitive in this constantly changing field.

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Because all managers are Human Resource Managers accountable for managing people, the Human Resource Management Major prepares students for a wide variety of management positions either directly in Human Resources or in any general management position in an organization.

Internships Opportunities

  • Rheem, Kelly Services
  • The Alabama Primary Health Care Association (APHCA)
  • East Alabama Medical Center

Career Possibilities

  • Human Resource Manager
  • General Manager
  • Compensation Manager
  • Manager Labor Relations
  • Safety Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Consultant
  • Employment Manager

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

 

The Society of Human Resource Management campus chapter helps acquaint students with the fields of HRM and labor relations and keeps students up-to-date on new developments in the field of HRM. The club's mission is to develop a nucleus of truly professional human resource managers for the future. For more information contact the club advisor Dr. Mary Kiker at 334-244-3517 or mkiker@aum.edu. You can also find information by e-mailing SHRM@aum.edu or by adding the SHRM AUM Chapter on Facebook.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Auburn Montgomery, College of Business, Human Resource Management major fully aligns with SHRM's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Throughout the world, 264 programs in 214 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010, are part of SHRM's Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools.

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