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
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

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 NATURAL SCIENCE 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 (45 or 46 credits):
    a. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
    STT 200 Statistical Methods 3
    STT 201 Statistical Methods 4
    b. The following course (3 credits):
    EC 201 Introduction to Microeconomics 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 (W) 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
    HRLR 211 Introduction to Organizational Leadership 3
    HRLR 212 Career Management 3
    HRLR 311 Applied Organizational Leadership 3
    Human Capital Systems
    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 3 courses (9 credits) from the following courses:
    Anthropology 3
    ANP 201 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
    ANP 430 Culture, Resources and Power
    Economics
    EC 301 Intermediate Microeconomics 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 204 World Regional Geography 3
    Human Development and Family Studies
    HDFS 405 Work and Family 3
    History
    HST 213 U.S. Business and Economic History 3
    HST 306 Modern United States 3
    Psychology
    PSY 235 Social Psychology 3
    PSY 236 Personality 3
    PSY 255 Industrial and Organizational Psychology 3
    Sociology
    SOC 215 Race and Ethnicity 3
    SOC 216 Sex and Gender 3
    SOC 322 Sociology of Work 3
    SOC 424 Organizations and Society 3


 
Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Human Capital and Society, BA (7764)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201
MTH3: 2 courses
At least 2 courses from MTH103, MTH101, MTH102

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Human Capital and Society - Statistics
Major - Human Capital and Society - Statistics: 1 course from STT200, STT201

Requirement 12: Major - Human Capital and Society - Introduction to Microeconomics
Major - Human Capital and Society - Introduction to Microeconomics: 1 course from EC201

Requirement 13: Major - Human Capital and Society - Human Capital and Society
Major - Human Capital and Society - Human Capital and Society: 1 course from HRLR201

Requirement 14: Major - Human Capital and Society - Employment Relations
Major - Human Capital and Society - Employment Relations: 1 course from HRLR313

Requirement 15: Major - Human Capital and Society - Legal Environment of Work
Major - Human Capital and Society - Legal Environment of Work: 1 course from HRLR314

Requirement 16: Major - Human Capital and Society - Research Methods and Analysis
Major - Human Capital and Society - Research Methods and Analysis: 1 course from HRLR315

Requirement 17: Major - Human Capital and Society - Voice and Democracy at Work
Major - Human Capital and Society - Voice and Democracy at Work: 1 course from HRLR410

Requirement 18: Major - Human Capital and Society - Capstone Human Capital and Society
Major - Human Capital and Society - Capstone Human Capital and Society: 1 course from HRLR465

Requirement 19: Major - Human Capital and Society - General, Human Capital Systems and International
Major - Human Capital and Society - General, Human Capital Systems and International: A total 4 courses
At least 1 course from HRLR211, HRLR212, HRLR311
At least 1 course from HRLR316, HRLR401, MGT411
At least 1 course from HRLR414, HRLR420

Requirement 20: Major - Human Capital and Society - Selection
Major - Human Capital and Society - Selection: 3 courses from ANP201, ANP430, EC301, EC340, EC380, EC480, GEO113, GEO204, HDFS405, HST213, HST306, PSY235, PSY236, PSY255, SOC215, SOC216, SOC322, SOC424

Requirement 21: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 22: College - Social Science - Experiential Learning
College - Social Science - Experiential Learning: 1 course from an experiential learning course of 3 - 4 credits as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 23: College - Social Science - Interdisciplinary Minor
College - Social Science - Interdisciplinary Minor: 15 credits from an interdisciplinary minor as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 24: College - Social Science - STEM
College - Social Science - STEM: 6 credits from Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics courses as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 25: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 26: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.