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If you are considering a human resources major in Pennsylvania, the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Human Resources program prepares today′s college graduates for business careers both as generalists in human resource departments, with oversight for areas like hiring, compensation and benefits, safety, training, and conflict resolution; and as managers or supervisors in other areas of an organization′s life. In addition to usual HR topics, our Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources course topics include group dynamics, styles of communication, problems of supervision, ethics and decision-making, and organizational behavior. Courses prepare graduates to respond effectively to rapid change and cultivate broad perspectives so necessary for effective leadership in today′s diverse organizations.

Geneva′s continuing education degree in Human Resources offers you the flexibility to choose what learning style works best for you, with the degree offered online as well as in hybrid and traditional classroom-based formats.

Classroom Online
Course Number Course Name Credits
ADL 445 Theory and Practice of Adult Learning
BBL 408  Foundations of Christian Thought
HRS 451  Introduction to Human Resources
HRS 441  Business and Interpersonal Communication
HRS 453 Policies and Personnel Management
ADL 432 Human Resources: Research and Resources
HRS 457  Principles of Management and Supervision 
HMT 411  Humanities
HRS 455 Employee & Labor Relations
HRS 443 Training and Development 3
HRS 470 Career and Professional Development 3
HRS 458 Current Issues in HR 3


Students must complete 120 credits for graduation in the Human Resources major.

If you are interested in Geneva College′s classroom-based or degree in Human Resources online, we invite you to fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

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