BS Human Resource Leadership

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The emphasis of the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership is enhancing human effort, human relationships, and human leadership.  The focus is on maintaining, securing, and effectively working with those who make up the organization.  The leadership requirements involve screening employees, meeting training and human-relation needs, making human resource forecasts, and developing compensation systems.  Successful leadership includes evaluating the effects of human-relation policies and systems on organizational performance and applying analysis and research methods to the leadership process.  The leader will need to know how to govern, measure, integrate, and reward those within the organization.  It also provides preparatory training for law school, graduate school, public relations, sales, management, church management, government work, and many other management and human interaction areas.  This program also serves as a foundation for graduate-level degrees in Organizational Leadership and Management, Pastoral Counseling, Ministerial Leadership, Professional Counseling, and Marriage and Family Therapy degrees offered by the University.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership Program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Implement skills and knowledge necessary to effectively function in human resource management in church organizational settings and other leadership positions.
  2. Demonstrate skills and knowledge in general education areas that are foundation to life skills and further education.
  3. Describe prominent  management principles related to Human Resource Leadership
  4. Develop a basic understanding of organizational leadership.

These outcomes are assessed in the following course.  A student may demonstrate achievement of these outcomes by receiving a passing grade in the course and on the Program Exit Exam administered in the following capstone course: 

            HD 4424 – Human Labor Relations

The Course Requirements of 128 semester credit hours for the degree program Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership includes general education courses (40 semester hours), program specific courses (48 semester hours), elective courses (36 semester hours), and a capstone course (4 semester hours).

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership

Before being graduated with the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

1.    Complete at least 128 semester hours of which at least 40 semester hours must be taken at Amridge University;

2.    Complete all required coursework for the respective degree;

3.    Pass the program capstone course and the Program Exit Examination that is given as part of the capstone course;

4.    Pass the General Competency Test (GCT);

5.    Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher; and

6.    Complete an Amridge University Degree Completion Application.  The properly completed and signed application must be submitted no later than the first day of classes of the semester prior to the semester the student plans to graduate.  Following this schedule permits the University to conduct a full audit of the respective student’s records to make sure that all courses, programs, and respective graduation requirements have been met.  Students having any questions regarding the Degree Completion Application should contact the Registrar’s Office.