Business Administration - Human Resources Management

Be able to respond to organizational needs and lead the way with a rewarding career in HR.

With the Human Resources Management BBA, students have the ability to focus their studies and gain real-world experience.

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Delivery Method: On campus
Program Language: English

Ontario High School Applicants

1 grade 12 English U/M course

2 grade 12 U/M Math courses (Advanced Functions recommended)

3 other grade 12 U/M courses

A minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses

*Students admitted with only one math will be required to successfully complete MATH
1912 – Elementary Calculus in the first year of the program.

 

Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.

Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.

 

Applicants from outside an Ontario High School 

International Students

Canadian High School Applicants from outside Ontario

Applicants from Colleges

Applicants from other Universities

Mature Students

For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.


Effective September 2016, COMM course codes have been replaced with ACCT, FNCE, HROB, MGMT, MKTG and OPER codes. This table explains the course equivalencies to help students and others understand the transition to the new COMM course codes in the BBA program.

 

Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management

Available on site only.

Core BBA requirements (60 credits, min. grade C):

ACCT 1001E  Using Financial Information
COSC 1702E  Computer Applications II or COSC 1701E**
ECON 1006E  Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 1007E  Introduction to Macroeconomics
MGMT 1001E  Foundations of Management
MGMT 2006E  Sustainable Management, Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility
3 credits of first year MATH (excluding MATH 1911 and MATH 1912)*
3 credits of Indigenous content (may include courses from a list designed by the Faculty of Arts, and may be taken in upper years) 

*Students admitted with 1 credit of Grade 12 mathematics must take MATH 1912 E Elementary Calculus as an elective.
**Students may be exempted from the Computer Applications course if they have passed an equivalent course. They will need to take another 3 credits of electives instead.

Upper Years required courses
ACCT 2011E Management Accounting
FNCE 3006E Financial Management
HROB 2001E Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
HROB 2002E Management of Human Resources
MGMT 2007E Commercial Law
MGMT 4033E Strategic Management
MKTG 2006E Marketing Management
OPER 2006E Introduction to Management Science
OPER 3006E Operations Management
OPER 4147E Management Information Systems
STAT 2066E Business Statistics
One of the three following courses:

FNCE 4027 E International Finance

MGMT 3006 E International Management

MKTG 4041 E International Marketing

 

Specialization in Human Resources Management requirements (27 credits, min. grade C):

  1. 12 credits required courses:

HROB 4101E  Training and development

HROB 4102E  Recruitment and Selection
HROB 4906E  Current Topics in Organizational Behaviour OR LBST 2106E Occupational Health and Safety, Level I
MGMT 4071E  Venture Initiation

 

  1. 6 credits from the following: All courses are 3 credits, unless otherwise specified

MGMT 4906E  Topics in Management

Course admissible if the research topic is in the field of the option.

MGMT 3816E  Coop Placement I
MGMT 4815E  Coop Placement II (6cr)
MGMT 4995E   Internship (6cr) 
The above courses are admissible if the placement is in the field of the option.

 

ACCT/FNCE/MGMT/MKTG/HROB/OPER 4906E – Current Topics in Administration
The above courses are admissible if the course topic is in the field of the option.
 

MGMT 4101E  Small Business Counselling I
MGMT 4102E  Small Business Counselling II
MGMT 4041E  Case Analysis and Competitions I
MGMT 4042E  Case Analysis and Competitions II 

The above courses are admissible if the counselling or case topic is in the field of the option.

 

OPER 4147E  Management Information Systems

Course is admissible if the counselling or case topic is in the field of the option.

 

HROB 4021E  Industrial Relations in Canada

HROB 4051E  Interpersonal Skills
MGMT 4072E  Venture Start-Up

MGMT 4081E  The Business Environment
MGMT 4105E  Humanist Issues-Comm. Practice (6cr)
MKTG 4061E  Social Media Marketing
OPER 4016E  Project Management

 

  1. 9 credits from the list below than have content related to theme A, B, C, …, or any other course approved by the program coordinator): Please see departmental listings for more elective choices. Prerequisite requirements may apply as well as instructor's or department approval for registration in non-BBA course electives outside the Faculty of Management. All courses are 3 credits, except otherwise specified.
     

ANTR 2046E  Peoples of the World: Tribes, States and the Global Village
ANTR 2136E  Work and Livelihoods Across Cultures
ANTR 2146E  The (De) Colonial Struggle
ANTR 2906E  Introduction to Linguistics
ANTR 3087E  Ethnomedicine: Cross-Cultural Healing
ANTR 3106E  Cross-Cultural Studies of Local Development
ANTR 3116E  Anthropology of the Arts
ANTR 3166E  Development and Canadian Indigenous Community Organization
ANTR 3216E  Visual Ethnography
ANTR 4116E  Critical Perspectives in Medical Anthropology
ANTR 4136E  Ethnopsychiatry and Cross-Cultural Mental Health
BIOL 3066E  Indigenous Peoples: Ecology, Science and Technology
COST 2446E  The Dynamics of Interpersonal Communication I
COST 2447E  The Dynamics of Interpersonal Communication II
COST 2606E  The Decorated Body as Communication
COST 3006E  Technology and the Individual Experience
COST 3606E  Sports, Communication and Culture
COST 4506E  New Media Policy
COST 4507E  Mass Media and Democracy
COST 4526E  Current Issues in Communication Studies
ECON 3046E  Labour economics I
EDUC 1046E  Indigenous Ways of Learning
EDPH 4516F  Management du stress
ENGL 1511E  Academic Reading and Writing in English for Aboriginal Students I
ENGL 1512E  Academic Reading and Writing in English for Aboriginal Students II
ENGL 1561E  Business Writing or COMM 1206 – Business Communication
ENGL 3496E  Indigenous Women’s Resistance Writing & Material Art
ENGL 3556E  Principles and Practices of Workplace Communication
ESPA 1005E  Introduction to Spanish (6cr)
INDG 1116E  Foundations of Aboriginal Peoplehood
INDG 1117E   Implications of Aboriginal Peoplehood
INDG 2136E  Aboriginal Political Resistance in Canada
INDG 2285E  North American Native People: Tradition (6cr)
INDG 2316E  Foundations of Indigenous Ecological Knowledge
INDG 3105E  Canadian Law, Politics and Aboriginal People (6cr)
INDG 3285E  Living With the Land: Indigenous Knowledge in Theory and Practice (6 cr)
INDG 4405E  Seeing With A Native Eye (6cr) 
JURI 2136E  Introduction to Interpersonal Dispute Resolution
ITAL 1005E  Introduction to Italian (6cr) 
LBST 1006E  Introduction to Labour Studies I
LBST 1007E  Introduction to Labour Studies II
LBST 2026E  he World of Work
LBST 2246E  What Do Unions Do?
LBST 3046E  Workers, Disability and Labour Rights
LBST 3056E  Collective Bargaining
LBST 3106E  Occupational Health and Safety Management – Level 2
LBST 3116E  Stress, Health, and the Workplace
LBST 3126E  Public Sector Unions
LBST 3136E  Occupational Health and Safety: the Social, Political, and Economic Landscapes
LBST 3246E  Workplace Rights Advocacy
LBST 3256E  Canadian Labour History
LBST/JURI 3616E  Labour Law
LBST 3626E  Labour Law and the Modern State
LBST 4096E  Issues in Labour Arbitration
PSYC 1105E  Introduction to Psychology (6cr)
PSYC 2706E  Emotion
PSYC 2707E  Motivation
PSYC 3806E  Social Psychology I

PSYC 3807E  Social Psychology II

SOCI 1015E  Understanding Society (6cr)
SOCI 2026E  The World of Work

SOCI 2246E  What do unions do?
SOCI 2656E  Social Inequality
SOCI 4086E  Class, Race, Gender and Ethnicity in the Workplace
THEA 1115E  Introduction to the Theatre (6cr)
WGSX 1005E  Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (6cr)
WGSX 2016E  The Production of Knowledge
WGSX 2036E  Gender, Work and Families
WGSX 2046E  Gender, Race and Racism
WGSX 3326E  Girl Cultures 

Note: required and elective courses in Human Resources Management may be available on a two-year rotation or more. Students are responsible for planning their course choices accordingly during the upper years of the program. Students are also encouraged to consider obtaining the CHRP or HRPA designation (information may be obtained from Human Resource Management or HROB courses’ instructors), as well as a Certificate in Labour Studies, as described at:  https://laurentian.ca/program/labour-studies

 

Elective credits (33 credits), which must include 12 non-BBA credits.

Note:

  • Mandatory BBA courses cannot be counted towards a specialization.
  • A student cannot obtain credits for both JURI 2306 and MGMT 2007.
  • A student must normally succeed in all ACCT 2011, MGMT 3006, FNCE 3006, MKTG 2001, HROB 2001, HROB 2002, OPER 3006 courses prior to starting MGMT 4033 or MGMT 4033 must be part of the last 30 credits taken during the BBA program.   

 


Co-op option

The Co-op option allows a student to obtain a BBA within four years, including one year of work experience.
A student wishing to pursue the Co-op option must obtain a minimum grade of C for the following courses: MGMT 1001, MGMT 1007, ACCT 1001, STAT 2066 and OPER 2006 and 6 credits BBA courses at the 2000 level before the first Co-op placement. The student must also pass an interview within the Faculty of Management. Co-op placements can be credited as FNCE/MGMT/MKTG 3816 (3 credits) for the first placement, and FNCE/MGMT 4815 (6 credits) for the second placement, when the student satisfies the requirements for these courses.
Co-op placements normally take place over the summer following the second year of the BBA program and over the January to August period preceding the fourth year of the BBA program.

 

 

Minor in Human Resources Management

(Only available to students NOT in BBA or H.B.Com.)
Available on site only.

 

a) Mandatory Courses: 12 credits, min. grade C

MGMT 1001E  Foundations of Management

MGMT 2006E  Sustainable Management, Ethics and Corporate Social   

HROB 2001E  Introduction to Organizational Behaviour

HROB 2002E  Management of Human Resources

 

b) Elective Courses: 12 credits, min. grade C (minimum of 6 cr. at the 3000/4000 level) from:

(ACCT, MGMT, HROB, MKTG, OPER, and FNCE courses at the 1000 and 2000 levels must have been passed with a C before taking electives at higher levels)

MGMT/ HROB/ MKTG/ OPER/ FNCE 4906E  Current Topics in Administration

Course acceptable if the topic is related to the field of the minor.

 

MGMT 4906E  Current Topics in Management

Course acceptable if the research project is related to the field of the minor.

 

MGMT4995E  Internship (6cr)

Course acceptable if the work experience is related to the field of the minor.

 

HROB 4051E  Interpersonal Skills

HROB 4101E  Training and Development

HROB 4021E  Industrial and Labour Relations in Canada

ECON 4046E  Labour Economics I

ECON 4047E  Labour Economics II

LBST/SOCI 2026E  The World of Work

PHED 4516E  Stress Management

PSYC 3806E  Social Psychology I

PSYC 3807E  Social Psychology II

 

 

BBA PROGRAM REGULATIONS

In order to graduate with a BBA degree, a student must:
1) Satisfy all the stated requirements for the degree
2) Complete 120 credits with minimum overall GPA of 3.5 for non-honours and 5.5 for honours degree
3) Complete 60 credits of required courses (BBA core requirements), with a minimum grade of C in each course after no more than two attempts per course.
4) Complete 60 credits of elective courses which must include at least 12 credits BBA and 12 credits in non-BBA courses.
5) Receive a grade of at least C in BBA elective courses
6) Count no more than 48 credits in 1000 and 9100 level courses
 

Academic Standing
A student in the BBA program is in good academic standing if he or she meets the following conditions:
1) Has satisfied all conditions of admission.
2) Has attained a minimum grade of C in each of the required courses (60 credits).
3) Has attained an overall GPA of at least 3.5 on all passed courses
4) Has failed no more than 6 credits in an academic year or in 30 consecutive credits
Note: The BBA program requires a grade of C for all required BBA courses. A student who does not obtain this minimum must repeat the course as soon as possible or abandon the program.
 

Probation
A student who fails to attain good academic standing in a given academic year or in 30 consecutive credits will be allowed to continue in the program on probation for no more than one academic year or 30 consecutive credits. If after this time a student has not attained good academic standing, he or she must withdraw from the program.
 

Withdrawal
A student will be required to withdraw from the program if he or she meets one or more of the following conditions:
1) Does not satisfy all the conditions of admission within the first 30 credits.
2) Has failed more than 42 credits.
3) Has not achieved good academic standing in two academic years or 60 consecutive credits.
4) Has failed a required course twice.
 

Transfer from the general BBA to a specialized BBA program
A student can at any moment ask to be transferred into one of the specialized BBA programs and retain the credits already obtained for courses passed with the minimum required grade. The student is required to satisfy all the conditions of the new program and may have to take over 120 credits in order to satisfy the requirements of the option chosen.
Specialization courses are offered over a two-year rotation. It is the responsibility of the student to plan mandatory specialization courses choices over the last semesters of the program according to the chosen curriculum.


Transfer from the H.B.Com. to the B.B.A. programs (general or specialized)
An H.B.Com. student can at any moment ask to be transferred into one of the B.B.A. programs and retain the credits already obtained for courses passed with the minimum required grade. The student is required to satisfy all the conditions of the new program and may have to take over 120 credits in order to satisfy the requirements of the option chosen if they transfer after the second year of the program.


SPAD 1016 and 1017 are considered equivalent to MGMT 1001 and 1007 respectively, but only when it comes to prerequisites for BBA  2000-level courses.

SPAD 2036 AND SPAD 2037 are equivalent to MKTG 2006 and 2011.

SPAD 4006 is equivalent to a BBA 4000 level course (not a specific course...just that it meets the requirement as a BBA 4000-level elective).

SPAD 4005 (Internship) is equivalent to  FNCE/MGMT/OPER 4995.

 


Second specialization
BBA students may attempt obtaining a second specialization but must be aware that most advanced courses are rotated over two years by most departments. Obtaining a second specialization is therefore likely to oblige the student to plan for at least an extra Fall or Winter semester of study, as these courses are rarely offered in the Spring-Summer session or online.
A second specialization must include 27 credits. In situations where the second specialization contains mandatory credits overlapping those of the first specialization, substitute courses will have to be identified by the Chair of the department, taking into account availabilities of courses.
 

Second minor (for students outside the Faculty of Management)
Students may attempt obtaining a second minor but must be aware that most advanced courses are rotated over two years by most departments. Obtaining a second minor is therefore likely to oblige the student to plan for at least an extra Fall or Winter semester of study, as these courses are rarely offered in the Spring-Summer session or online.
A second minor must include 24 credits. In situations where the second minor contains mandatory credits overlapping those of the first minor, substitute courses will have to be identified by the Chair of the department responsible for that minor (within the Faculty of Management), taking into account availabilities of courses.

*For more specific details on the program, please review the BBA Handbook.

Year:

HROB-2001EL - Introduction to Organizational Behaviour HROB-2002EL - Management of Human Resources HROB-4021EL - Industrial and Labour Relations in Canada HROB-4051EL - Interpersonal Skills
HROB-4071EL - Principles of Human Resource Management HROB-4101EL - Training and Development HROB-4906EL - Current Topics in Organizational Behaviour

Sessional Members:

Bowen, James
Burke, James 
Chartrand, Guy
Coltman, Glenn
Culliford, Leda
Finidori, Alexandru
Gregorshuk (Nickel), Shannon
Laughren, Tannys
Lebrasseur, Rolland
Little, Andrew
McIntosh, Marlene
Mejia, Martin
Michel, Mario
Mombourquette, Peter
Munro, Michelle
Myers, Paul
Pawlowski, Ron
Peacock, Ross
Shepherd, John
Terry, David
Tristani, Carol
Winkler, Robert
Young, Jeff

Jean-Charles Cachon

Jean-Charles Cachon

Department of Marketing and Management
Louis Durand

Louis Durand

Department of Marketing and Management
Ivy Kyei-Poku

Ivy Kyei-Poku

Department of Marketing and Management
Luc Lagrandeur

Luc Lagrandeur

Department of Marketing and Management
Zeeva Millman

Zeeva Millman

Department of Marketing and Management
Ron Mulholland

Ron Mulholland

Department of Marketing and Management
E. Patricia Orozco Quijano

E. Patricia Orozco Quijano

Department of Marketing and Management
Najam Saqib

Najam Saqib

Department of Marketing and Management
Reza Sina

Reza Sina

Department of Marketing and Management
Natalya Totskaya

Natalya Totskaya

Department of Marketing and Management
Na Xiao

Na Xiao

Department of Marketing and Management