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)

ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above (not 145) 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
General Education 4
General Education course 3
Total hours18

Second semester (spring)

COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HST 121 or HST 122 3
General Education course 3
General Education course 3
Total hours18

Third semester (summer)

ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Total hours9

Fourth semester (fall)

ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
Globalization 3
Total hours17

Fifth semester (spring)

ENG 210 or ENG 221 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
QBA 337 Applied Business Statistics 3
General Education course 4
Total hours16

Sixth semester (summer)

LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Total hours7

Seventh semester (fall)

MGT 341 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT 345 Designing, Managing and Evaluating Human Resources Management Programs 3
ACC 311 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
Globalization 3
MGT 465 Managing the Human Resource Environment and Employment Relationship 3
General Education course 3
Total hours18

Eighth semester (spring)

INS 314 Employee Benefits and Social Insurance 3
MGT 546 Direct Compensation System Management 3
MGT 450 or MGT 451 3
Major Elective 3
Elective 5
Total hours17

Ninth semester (summer)

CIS 429 Information Systems in Business 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Elective 1
Total hours7

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.