Nov 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management Major and Learning Outcomes

Human Resource Management Major Mission Statement

The mission of the Human Resource Management Major is to provide a high-value business educational experience within the Salesian tradition. The major is characterized by a strong faculty-student community; a compassionate and collegial working environment; the advancement of knowledge through high-quality teaching and academic programs, effective communication, and relevant experiential learning; and student engagement with the business world.

Human Resource Management Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate from DeSales University with a major in human resource management will be able to:

  1. understand the role of Human Resources as a strategic business partner and change management resource within organizations;
  2. acquire skills across the full range of talent management activities (hiring, staff development, career management, performance evaluation, reward systems) for a diverse and global workforce;
  3. develop skills in areas of potential conflict management, including discipline, labor relations, negotiations;
  4. understand employment law, especially as it applies to ethics and social responsibility;
  5. know the issues involved with creating safe and engaging workplaces.

This business program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

HRM courses will be offered only through Adult Studies, and the one-credit workshops are available to any business major except the accounting major. Traditional day business majors must receive permission from the division head.