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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management, B.S.

The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program is to prepare individuals with the human resource management skills required to work effectively at a professional level in continually changing organizational environments. The program’s focus is on the development of individual skill sets to prepare students for a variety of human resource careers with an emphasis on becoming valued partners within organizations.

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Demonstrate the skill and knowledge necessary to perform human resource management functions.
  2. Identify human resource initiatives to improve employee engagement.
  3. Develop human resource management initiatives aligned with organizational strategy.
  4. Display cultural competence and analyze its role in human resource management.
  5. Communicate effectively to diverse audiences in a variety of modes.
  6. Incorporate an ethical and legal perspective into one’s work environment.

Program Structure and Delivery

Most courses in the program are delivered in an accelerated format. Courses are delivered fully online, and either face-to-face or blended. Blended courses incorporate face-to-face and online activities.

Degree Requirements

A minimum of 122 credits is required for graduation with a bachelor of science degree from Saint Mary’s University. All students must meet the general education credit requirements. A minimum of 36 credits is needed to complete the B.S. in Human Resource Management.

Required Human Resource Management Courses 18 cr.
Required Management Courses 9 cr.
Required Communication Courses 6 cr.
Elective Courses 3 cr.
Total 36 cr.



The faculty members for this program have earned doctorate or master’s degrees. Faculty are selected for their combination of educational and professional experience and expertise.

Admission Requirements

Applicants may apply for admission to undergraduate certificate and degree programs at any time during the year and, if accepted, begin the program during any one of the three semesters. Applicants must demonstrate the language proficiency necessary for successful undergraduate coursework. Applicants must provide evidence of at least 30 transferable semester credits upon acceptance, including completion of a basic English composition course. Applicants may complete an interview with a program administrator as part of the admission process.

Application Process

  1. Completed application form with the nonrefundable application fee (fee not required for alumni or students seeking readmission or veterans and active military personnel and their immediate family).
  2. All official transcripts issued to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota from all previous institutions attended with a minimum of 30 transferable semester credits with a Basic English composition course.  (An official transcript is one that is sent to the university by the credit-granting institution. Transcripts from countries other than the U.S. must be evaluated on a course by course basis by a university accepted evaluation service, such as World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators, Educational Perspectives, or One Earth International Credential Evaluators and be deemed equivalent to accredited U.S. university standards).  Evaluations from an approved member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES.org) will also be accepted.

Please Note: Application materials should be sent to the attention of the Office of Admission on the Twin Cities Campus.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Office of Admission
2500 Park Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55404