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Human Resource Management Program Information

Bachelor of Business Administration


Curriculum Accreditation Performance


Human resource managers are responsible for attracting, motivating, and retaining qualified employees and matching them to the right jobs. Coordinating a team of specialists, they oversee employee recruiting and hiring, establish compensation guidelines, and help limit job turnover, often in concert with hiring managers and other key organizational stakeholders. They also help employees improve their skills and productivity through training and development opportunities.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) acknowledged the Baker College Bachelor of Business Administration Human Resource Management program has renewed its alignment with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Throughout the world, 453 programs in 342 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas for study by students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and re-validated in 2010 and 2013, are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and to help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.


This program is offered on the following campuses: Allen Park (AP), Auburn Hills (AH), Cadillac (CA), Clinton Township (CT), Jackson (JK),  Muskegon (MU), Online (OL), Owosso (OW)
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Human Resource Management (BBA) Program

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Program Mission & Outcomes

Intended Student Learning Outcomes – College of Business – IACBE Accredited Programs

Mission of College of Business: The Mission of the College of Business is to enable graduates to meet the challenges of the dynamic and complex business environment. Our quality-focused, market-driven, and rigorous program curricula will establish and enhance core business knowledge and the ability to anticipate and react to societal changes, as well as provide students with technological proficiency, the ability to make ethical decisions, and the communication skills that embody the professional acumen graduates need to make positive contributions to their chosen fields.


Broad-Based Student Learning Goals of College of Business:

  1. Students will acquire the relevant disciplinary knowledge and competencies appropriate to their programs of study.
  2. Students will demonstrate behaviors and attitudes that promote success in the workplace.
  3. Students will demonstrate effective communication (both written and oral), including the use of technology, in various environment and situations.
  4. Students will acquire critical thinking skills including analysis and synthesis both within the career field and for the purpose of life-long learning.
  5. Students will acquire relevant knowledge, which includes an understanding of cultural, social, political, and global issues.
  6. Students will acquire the knowledge and demonstrate the ability to follow and support the ethical standards of their profession.

Broad-Based Operational Goals of College of Business

  1. The College of Business will offer significant project based and active learning opportunities for students.
  2. The College of Business will offer highly effective programs and delivery systems degree that prepare students to be career ready.
  3. The College of Business will provide students opportunity to advance critical thinking skills and the use of technology.
  4. The College of Business will attract and retain career oriented faculty who are experts in their field.


General Program ISLOs:

Bachelor of Business Administration

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate effective problem-solving skills which are applicable to the field of study, the workplace, and other life situations.
  2. Students will be able to explain concepts, theories, and practices in the principle functional areas and describe the interrelationships between the functional areas of business.
  3. Students will be able to use advanced technology in support of business administration and decision making.
  4. Students will be able to examine political, economic, social, technological, environmental, and legal factors in view of ethics and corporate social responsibility.
  5. Students will be able to describe the global environment and its impact on organizational-wide decision making.
  6. Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in (written and oral communication) and use current technology in support of business administration and decision making.

Accounting – Bachelor of Business Administration

  1. Students will be able to implement accounting concepts, principles, standards, and processes.
  2. Students will be able to integrate technology into work processes.
  3. Students will be able to use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  4. Students will be able to examine the ethical obligations and responsibilities of members of the accounting profession.
  5. Students will be able to demonstrate the audit process from engagement planning through issuance of the report.
  6. Students will be able to compose reports that communicate the work done and resultant findings clearly and objectively.


Last updated on March 2, 2017


Outcomes Assessment Plan

Outcomes Assessment Plan - March 2017


Course Student Learning Outcomes

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