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Degree Title

Bachelor of Business Administration

Apply by:

Nov. 15

To begin:

Jan. 07

Overview

Can you see yourself working with people from various cultural backgrounds, levels of education, and experience? Human resource managers play a vital role in ensuring that organizations and their employees are reaching their highest potential.

Take the next step. 

FIU Online offers a Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resource Management track to prepare for a career in HR. Your coursework will provide the foundation in how to attract the most qualified employees, matching people to the jobs for which they are best suited, compensation and benefits, training and development, collective bargaining, employment law, and human resource management information systems.

 

  • Why Apply?

    Earn your BBA – Human Resource Management fully online and gain a broad overview of organizational management. It offers a flexible program of courses that emphasizes the most current knowledge in the profession. Prepare for a great career in human resources with confidence, knowing that FIU's online program fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.


    Degree Objectives

    Upon completion of the program, you should be able to independently:

    • Develop and apply HR planning, recruitment, and selection practices that conform to commonly accepted professional standards and are legally sustainable.

    • Develop and apply training needs analysis, instructional objectives, training program design that fully utilizes multimedia capabilities, and training evaluation practices so that training has a positive return on investment (ROI) for the business.

    • Develop and apply performance appraisal forms and corrective performance management actions including feedback and disciplinary measures,

    • Develop and apply compensation, benefit, and reward systems that facilitate the attraction, development, and retention of a high-performance workforce. .

    • Develop and apply labor-management practices that foster a productive work environment..

    • Develop and apply HR information systems (HRIS) that support effective decision-making in all HR areas.


    Industry Statistics

    In today's ever-changing business environment, there's a growing demand for HR specialists. Recruiting, hiring and retaining top-level talent is a key competitive advantage. More than ever, many HR roles are focused equally on contributing strategically and functionally to manage the organization’s talent. This is expected to be a rapid-growth field as the workplace continues to evolve with new ways of working, including telecommuting, shared jobs, and project teams that may be based anywhere in the world. In 2013, Money included HR specialists in its list of 100 Best Business Jobs. Employment of human resource specialists is expected to grow 21 percent between 2010 and 2020. In 2010, the median annual wage of human resource specialists was $52,690. (Occupational Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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  • Courses

    A total of 120 credit hours are required for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management. Students must complete 60 credit hours of lower division course work (including the business pre-core courses) and 60 credit hours of upper division course work divided between business core courses and a combination of major courses and electives.


    Pre-Core Courses

    To smoothly progress to junior and senior level courses in the College of Business, you must complete all business pre-core requirements listed below with a minimum grade of “C” or higher (21 Credit Hours):

    • ACG 2021 Accounting for Decisions

    • ACG 3301 Accounting for Planning and Control

    • CGS 2100 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications for Business or CGS 2060 Introduction to Microcomputers

    • ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

    • ECO 2023 Principles of

      Microeconomics
    • STA 2023 Statistics for Business and Economics

    • MAC 2233 Calculus for Business


    Business Core Courses

    The Bachelor of Business Administration program requires students to complete the upper division business core courses listed below with a minimum grade of “C” or higher:

    • BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business

    • ISM 3011 Introduction to Information Systems Management

    • COM 3150 Advanced Communication for Business

    • FIN 3403 Financial Management

    • MAN 3025 Organization and Management

    • MAN 4504 Operations Management or QMB 4680 Operations Analysis

    • MAN 4720 Strategic Management

    • MAR 3023 Introduction to Marketing

    • QMB 3200 Application of Quantitative Methods in Business


    Major Courses

    Students are required to complete the upper division major courses below:

    • BUL 4540 Employment Law

    • MAN 4301 Human Resource Management

    • MAN 4330 Compensation and Benefits

    • MAN 4350 Training and Development

    • MAN 4320 Recruitment and Staffing

    • MAN 4322 Human Resource Information Systems

    • MAN 4410 Union-Management Relations

    • MAN 4102 Managing Diversity or MAN 4610 International Human Resources Management


    Electives

    Four upper division business electives

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  • Requirements

    To ensure every student’s success, we have certain admissions requirements for each of our programs. To help you through the application process, our enrollment advisors are here to answer your questions and guide you every step of the way.



    FIU Admission Requirements

    Applications are accepted for Spring, Fall and Summer terms.


    Steps to Apply

    Freshman Students

     Please submit the following:

    • Online application

    • $30 application fee.

    • Official SAT or ACT scores.

    • Official high school transcripts.


    Transfer Students

    Please submit the following:

    • Online application

    • $30 application fee.

    • Official college transcripts.

    • If you have less than 60 transferable college credits, you must also submit official high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores in addition to any transcripts from postsecondary schools to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.


    International Students

    In addition to the above requirements, international applicants should submit:

    • Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL or IELTS).

    • NACES official course-by-course evaluation and translation of college transcripts.

    • If you have less than 60 transferrable college credits, you must also submit official high school transcripts with translation.


    Program Admission Requirements (Effective Fall 2016)

    • Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all lower division courses and upper division non-business courses (including transfer coursework)

    • For continuing FIU and transfer students the GPA earned for ALL business pre-core courses must be 2.5

    • Completion of either (a) all UCC requirements and 60 lower division credits, or (b) an Associate of Arts (AA) from a Florida accredited institution.

    • All transfer students must also complete the Math Placement Assessment for Incoming Students. The results from that assessment are utilized to guide students for placement in appropriate mathematics courses.

    • For transfer students who have not successfully completed college-level mathematics courses, results determine appropriate mathematics enrollment. Students transferring in college-level mathematics courses should use their results to assess (a) readiness for remaining mathematics courses and (b) readiness for upper-division Business Core Courses in finance and quantitative methods.


    Admission Documents

    To complete the online undergraduate programs admissions form, select your program from the application form. You may complete the online application and submit it, even before taking any entrance exams. All supporting admission documents may be sent to:

    
Florida International University
    
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    P.O. Box 659003

    Miami, FL 33265-9003

    USA



    FIU also accepts transcripts electronically via:

    • Faster (All FL public institutions)

    • Naviance (Typically used by private high schools)

    • SMART/Joint Service Transcript – Military records

    *Meeting the university minimum requirements does not guarantee admission

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  • Tuition

    We’re thrilled that you’re considering online education and want you to know exactly what to expect for tuition and fees. Education is an investment in your future. Use the following student tuition and fees calculator to determine your costs.

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  • Top Faculty

    MAry Glinow

    Mary Ann Von Glinow
    Dr. Von Glinow is the Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar Chair in International Management and director of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at Florida International University. She has authored over 100 journal articles and 11 books on her areas of interest, which include globally distributed work and organizational behavior. She heads an international consortium of researchers delving into “Best International Human Resource Management Practices” and has received an NSF grant to study globally distributed work. 

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Highlights

  • Fully Online Degree
  • Every online undergraduate student is paired with a success coach
  • Aligned with SHRM's curriculum
  • Program starts: Fall, Spring, Summer
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