What You'll Learn
As a business administration major, you'll learn core elements of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing and statistics.
When you choose to specialize in human resource management, you'll be studying topics that help you better understand human resource management of diverse companies, employee law and labor relations, training and development, management consulting and more.
- Download the program requirements (.pdf) for this specialization
General Education / University Requirements [28-37 credits]Reading, writing, thinking, knowing, doing—making knowledge work.
We are committed to preparing you for life in the 21st century, which means making sure you have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a career that may be characterized by many roles, often across multiple fields.
Visit the UB General Education webpage to learn more.
Business Program Requirements
Business Requirements, Lower-Division, Business Core [24 credits]
Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr)
Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 cr)
Business Law I (3 cr)
Oral Communications (3 cr)
The Economic Way of Thinking (3 cr)
College Algebra (3 cr)
Introductory Statistics (3 cr)
Statistical Data Analysis (3 cr)
Business Requirements, Upper-Division, Business Core [31 credits]
Managerial Economics (3 cr)
Financial Management (3 cr)
Management Information Systems (3 cr)
Management and Organizational Behavior (3 cr)
Global Business Environment (3 cr)
Human Resource Management (3 cr)
Personal and Professional Skills for Business (1 cr)
Marketing Management (3 cr)
Business Application of Decision Science (3 cr)
Strategic Management - Capstone- taken in the final semester (3 cr)
Human Resource Management Specialization Requirements [15 credits]
Human Resource Analysis and Communications (3 cr)
Employee and Labor Relations (3 cr)
Choose two courses from the following:
Employment Relations Law (3 cr)
Compensation and Performance Management(3 cr)
Seminar in Human Resource Management (3 cr)
Internship in Management (3 cr)
Special Topics in Management (3 cr) MGMT
Independent Study: Management(3 cr)
PLEASE NOTE: Students in the management specialization also have to choose one business elective from the recommended 300-or 400-level business courses.
Meet with our adviser or check the undergraduate catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.