The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program in Human Resources Management provides full-time and part-time intensive study for students wishing to undertake studies in the human resources management field. The degree is designed to prepare students to achieve the Required Professional Capabilities of the Certified Human Resources Practitioner (CHRP) designation and for a range of human resources professional roles.
Faculty's website: kpu.ca/business
Department's website: kpu.ca/business/bachelor-business-administration-human-resources-management
The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
Students intending to graduate with this School of Business degree must declare the credential. At the time of declaration, the student must satisfy all of the following requirements:
- In good academic standing with the University
- Completion of a minimum of 15 credits of undergraduate coursework.
The degree program requires a minimum of 120 credits of required courses and electives. The degree program with Co-operative Education requires an additional 28 credits of Co-op Education credits.
|Business Foundation Courses|
|BUSI 1215||Organizational Behaviour||3|
|BUSI 2390||Business Law||3|
|BUSI 2405||Operations Management||3|
|MRKT 1199||Introduction to Marketing||3|
|Select one of the following groups:||3-6|
|Accelerated Introductory Financial Accounting|
|Group B 1|
|Introductory Financial Accounting I|
|Introductory Financial Accounting II|
|ACCT 3380||Managerial Finance||3|
|ENTR 3100||Business Analysis and Decision Making||3|
|ENTR 3120||Managerial Accounting for Entrepreneurs||3|
|ENTR 4200||Business Strategy||3|
|Human Resources Management Courses|
|BUSI 1250||Human Resources Management I||3|
|HRMT 2115||Human Relations in Organizations||3|
|HRMT 2500||Organizational Analysis - Performance, Planning and People||3|
|HRMT 3105||Human Resources Information Systems and Data||3|
|HRMT 3125||Employment Law & the Employment Relationship||3|
|HRMT 3135||Recruitment & Selection||3|
|HRMT 3145||Occupational Health & Safety||3|
|HRMT 3255||Total Compensation||3|
|HRMT 3265||People Learning & Development||3|
|HRMT 4115||Labour Relations||3|
|HRMT 4125||Organizational Development||3|
|HRMT 4155||Leadership & HR Consulting||3|
|HRMT 4980||Strategic Human Resources Management - Capstone||3|
|Breadth Education Courses|
|CMNS 1140||Introduction to Professional Communication||3|
|CMNS 3000||Advanced Professional Business Communications||3|
|ENGL 1100||Introduction to University Writing||3|
|ECON 1150||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 1250||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|PHIL 3033||Business Ethics||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Calculus for Life Sciences I|
|Calculus I (Business Applications)|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Quantitative Data Analysis I|
|Introduction to Statistics for Business|
|Introduction to Social Research Statistics|
|Select 15 credits from courses numbered 1100 or higher in any area of study except ACCT, BUSI, ENTR, HRMT or MRKT.||15|
|Select 15 credits from courses numbered 1100 or higher in any area of study. Note that the following courses are recommended:||15|
|Fundamentals of Business in Canada|
|Union Management Relations|
An Economics (ECON) course numbered 2000 or higher.
Students who choose Group B may count the additional Accounting course as a general elective.
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management.
The BBA in Human Resources Management degree is offered with a Co-operative Education option. Co-operative Education gives a student the opportunity to apply the skills gained during academic study in paid, practical work experience semesters. Degree students can complete a minimum of three work terms while completing their degree. Work terms generally occur full-time in separate 4 month work semesters. Work semesters alternate with academic study.
Students wishing to enter and participate in the Co-op Option must meet the following requirements:
Declaration and Entrance Requirements
- Declaration into the Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management Program
- Declaration of the Co-operative Education option prior to completion of 90 credits for the BBA in Human Resource Management
- Minimum program GPA of 2.7
Work Term and Program Continuance Requirements
Procedures for enrollment in Co-operative Education work terms are outlined in the COOP course descriptions. Conditions for continuance in the program are:
- Successful completion of COOP 1101 prior to completing 90 credits for the BBA in Human Resource Management
- Minimum program GPA of 2.7
- Instructor Permission
Co-op students are advised to consult kpu.ca/co-op for information about course enrolment and work term placements.
Co-op Course Requirements
The Co-operative Education designation requires successful completion of the following courses:
|COOP 1101||Introduction to Professional and Career Readiness||1|
|COOP 1150||Co-op Work Semester 1||9|
|COOP 2150||Co-op Work Semester 2||9|
|COOP 3150||Co-op Work Semester 3||9|
|Co-op Work Semester 4|
Note: COOP courses must be completed in ascending numerical order. Contact the Co-op office for information about the possibility of part-time work terms. COOP courses may be used only to satisfy the Co-op designation and cannot be used to satisfy other curricular requirements of the program.
In addition to the requirements stated above, all Co-op students must satisfy the General Co-operative Education Requirements.
Upon successful completion of this program with co-operative education, students are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management, Co-operative Education Option.
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