Undergraduate Degree - Human Capital and Society

Program:
Human Capital and Society
Program Code:
7764 Human Capital and Society
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
FS17
Department:
School of Human Resources and Labor Relations
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College of Social Science

School of Human Resources and Labor Relations

Undergraduate Programs
Human Capital and Society

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Capital and Society provides a general social science understanding of the complex nature of people and work. The program focuses on workforce education, training and development; laws governing employment and workplace rights; human decision-making and behavior in the labor market and workplace; and organizational strategies, policies and practices governing and influencing employee outcomes and performance.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Capital and Society
  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Capital and Society.

    The completion of Statistics and Probability 200 or 201 referenced in item 3. below may also satisfy the University mathematics requirement or the SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS (STEM) REQUIREMENT in the College, but not both.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Human Capital and Society major is met by completing Human Resources and Labor Relations 465. That course is referenced in item 3. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  3. The following courses for the major (42 or 43 credits):
    a. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
    GEO 363 Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Geographers 3
    PSY 295 Data Analysis in Psychological Research 3
    STT 200 Statistical Methods 3
    STT 201 Statistical Methods 4
    STT 315 Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Business 3
    STT 421 Statistics I 3
    b. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
    EC 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
    c. All of the following courses (18 credits):
    HRLR 201 Human Capital and Society 3
    HRLR 313 Employment Relations 3
    HRLR 314 Legal Environment of Work 3
    HRLR 315 Research Methods and Analysis 3
    HRLR 410 Voice and Democracy at Work 3
    HRLR 465 Capstone in Human Capital and Society 3
    d. Complete a minimum of 12 credits with at least 3 credits from each of the three areas below (General, Human Capital Systems, and International):
    General
    CEP 460 Communication Skill Training for the Helping Professional 3
    HRLR 211 Introduction to Organizational Leadership 3
    HRLR 212 Career Management 3
    HRLR 311 Applied Organizational Leadership 3
    HRLR 493 Internship in Human Capital and Society 3 to 12
    HRLR 494 Undergraduate Research in Human Capital and Society 3 to 6
    SSC 490 Special Topics in Social Science 3
    SSC 493 Social Science Internship 3
    SSC 493A Social Science International Internship 3
    SSC 494 Undergraduate Research in Social Science 3
    SSC 496 Field Study Abroad 3
    Human Capital Systems
    CEP 470 Disability in a Diverse Society 3
    HRLR 316 Economics of Human Capital 3
    HRLR 401 Income Inequality 3
    MGT 411 Organizational Staffing 3
    International
    HRLR 414 Legal Standards in a Global Workplace 3
    HRLR 420 Comparative Human Capital Systems 3
    e. Complete at least 2 courses (6 credits) from the following courses:
    Anthropology 3
    ANP 201 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
    ANP 220 Gender Relations in Comparative Perspective 3
    ANP 330 Race, Ethnicity, and Nation: Anthropological Approaches to Collective Identity 3
    Economics
    EC 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
    EC 310 Economics of Developing Countries 3
    EC 340 Survey of International Economics 3
    EC 380 Labor Relations and Labor Market Policy 3
    EC 480 Analysis of Labor Markets (W) 3
    Geography
    GEO 113 Introduction to Economic Geography 3
    GEO 151 Introduction to Human Geography 3
    GEO 204 World Regional Geography 3
    History
    HST 213 U.S. Business and Economic History 3
    HST 225 Law, History and Society in the United States 3
    HST 305 The Making of the Modern United States 3
    HST 306 Modern United States 3
    HST 313 Women in the United States to 1869 3
    HST 314 Women in the United States since 1869 3
    Human Development and Family Studies
    HDFS 442 Ethnic Families in America 3
    Psychology
    PSY 235 Social Psychology 3
    PSY 236 Personality 3
    PSY 255 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3
    Sociology
    SOC 161 International Development and Change 3
    SOC 214 Social Inequality 3
    SOC 215 Race and Ethnicity 3
    SOC 216 Sex, Gender, and Sexuality 3
    SOC 241 Social Psychology 3
    SOC 424 Organizations and Society 3
    SOC 481 Social Movements and Collective Identities 3