Human Resources Management Three-Year Degree Plan

This is a model three-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives, and placement in English and Mathematics.

This degree program can be completed in three years, including three summer semesters.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Total hours18

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Human Cultures - Humanities 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Total hours18

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
Total hours6

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Cultural Competence 3
Natural World 3
Total hours18

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 121 or HST 122 3
ENG 210 or ENG 221 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
ACC 311 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
Globalization Course 3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Globalization Course 3
Total hours7

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
MGT 341 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT 345 Designing, Managing and Evaluating Human Resources Management Programs 3
QBA 337 Applied Business Statistics 3
Human Resources List 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Elective 3
Total hours18

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CIS 429 Information Systems in Business 3
INS 314 Employee Benefits and Social Insurance 3
MGT 546 Direct Compensation System Management 3
MGT 450 Human Resource Development 3
MGT 465 Managing the Human Resource Environment and Employment Relationship 3
Elective 1
Total hours16

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Elective 3
Total hours6

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to be guaranteed admission to the College of Business.