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    North Carolina Central University
  Nov 24, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Business Administration, Human Resource Management, B.B.A.

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Angela K. Miles, Chair
Telephone:  (919) 530-5009
Office:  208 C.T. Willis Building

The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree program with a concentration in Human Resource Management combines the study of business administration and management with the specialized knowledge in the human resource management discipline.  Developed in the graduate are the understanding of the theory and practice of human talent management, development and retention through workforce planning, legal compliance, reward systems, equitable and fair treatment to subsequently meet organizational goals considering constituent viewpoints; economic, legal, political, technological, and social character of the business environment; and the principles and procedures that are fundamental to the successful operation of modern enterprises.

This concentration addresses current needs in human talent development and management in organizations.  The concentration program will include 24 credit hours and consist of 8 courses.  This concentration requires a minimum grade of “C” in each course.

The courses are as follows:

1. 124 Credit Hours:

  • Complete a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 for all course work completed at North Carolina Central University
  • Complete prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better

2. General Education Requirement:

I. Communication Skills (9 credit hours)

II. Mathematics and Science (9-11 credit hours)

IV. Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)

V. Health and Wellness (4 credit hours)

VI. Social and Career Enhancement/Development (2 credit hours)

3. Program Requirements:

Non-departmental requirements:

Departmental requirements:

Major Core Requirements:

All candidates for the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) degree are required to satisfactorily complete the Core Business Requirements with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 and with no more than two courses with a grade of “D.” The following courses comprise the Core Business Requirements:

First Year Courses

CIS 1100 Business Computer Applications 

CIS 2400 Fundamentals of Information Systems 

MGT 1100 Business Orientation 

Second Year Courses

ACCT 2400 Principles of Accounting I 

ACCT 2500 Principles of Accounting II 

DSC 2000 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics 

DSC 2010 Elementary Statistics 

MGT 3010 Career Readiness 

MGT 3400 PD II-Business Communications

Third Year Courses

MGT 3000 Organization and Management 

MKT 3210 Principles of Marketing 

DSC 3020 Statistical Analysis 

DSC 3300 Decision Sciences 

BLAW 3100 Legal Environment of Business I 

FIN 3200 Principles of Finance 

Fourth Year Courses

MGT 4740 Strategic Management 

DSC 3750 Operations Management 

Major Requirements:

Complete each prescribed course of the major or concentration and departmental electives requirements with a grade of “C” or better;

4. Concentration Requirements

5. Additional Requirements

Program Notes:

Each course used to satisfy the unrestricted electives may be selected from among all the courses offered by the University.

Students must obtain prior written approval.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Business Administration, Human Resource Management Concentration

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

Semester Hours: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Semester Hours: 15

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

See academic advisor to get approved Human Resource Management electives.

Unrestricted electives may be selected from among all courses offered by the University.  Students must obtain prior written approval.

Distribution of Hours
* General Education Curriculum (GEC) - 42
+ Core Business Requirement - 46
= HR Management Required Courses - 21
# HR Management Electives - 3
& Unrestricted Electives - 12


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