There are no separate admission requirements for a concentration, but students must be enrolled in a BBA degree program in order to complete this concentration.
Concentration in Human Resource Management:
• This concentration is available for all BBA degree students.
• Successful completion of at least 21 credits.
• 12 credits upper level coursework required.
• Concentrations are not noted on the credential but will
be noted on the transcript.
• Students taking this concentration will have completed
the educational requirements for the CPHR industry
credential. For information on additional requirements for
the credential, students will want to contact the Douglas
College Director of Business Programs or the industry body.
Course Requirements (see note):
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|BUSN 3750||Human Resources Law||3|
|BUSN 3760||Labour Relations||3|
|BUSN 3351||Training, Development and Performance Management||3|
|BUSN 3352||Workforce Planning and Talent Management||3|
|BUSN 3353||Occupational Health and Safety||3|
|BUSN 3354||HR Metrics and Total Rewards||3|
|CBA Electives||One course (1000-4000 level) from ACCT,
BUSN, CSIS/CISY, CMPT, COBA, ECON, FINC, HOSP or
Note: Students in a Bachelor of Business Administration
(BBA) program will likely have met all prerequisite
requirements upon entering this concentration. On the
other hand, non-BBA students will need to take special
note of: (a) required prerequisites to ensure they are
able to enroll in the required courses and (b) suggested
courses, skills and/or competencies. This information
can be found on the Douglas College Course Catalogue
Students who complete this program will:
1. Effectively analyze and strategically apply human
resource management theories and principles at the
generalist and specialist level.
2. Evaluate and propose how to effectively leverage the
role of human resources in achieving the operational and
strategic goals of an organization.
3. Develop the skills and abilities in each specialized
human resource management area and effectively apply them
in managing human resources in organizations.
4. Demonstrate professional writing and oral presentation
standards and practice.
5. Obtain the requisite knowledge and skills to pass the
National Knowledge Exam (NKE) towards earning a
designation as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources