Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Human Relations & Business will be provided an interdisciplinary education that seamlessly integrates business administrative skills with effective communication and human relations abilities.
The broad-based curriculum combines knowledge from the areas of business, human behavior, and communication in order to effectively engage, lead, and communicate with others.
This program can be completed through a combination of online and on-campus courses or 100% online. Additionally, students may earn one or more certifications offered by Amberton while pursuing this degree.
Graduates of our Human Relations & Business program will be able to take their newfound skills and apply them to any industry that interests them or that offers the best job opportunities.
Students graduating with this degree are prepared for a wide range of careers requiring human relations and business expertise along with proficiency in communication.
When you complete this program, you will be able to: Address modern human relations issues from diverse perspectives, use effective communication skills appropriate to business settings, and apply the technical skills you’ll need to stay relevant in the changing workplace.
Degree Plan Requirements
The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Human Relations and Business program is to help students develop communication and human relations skills applicable to business, explore methods of improving interpersonal relationships in organizations, and acquire business acumen to help them succeed in their professional lives. The Bachelor of Science in Human Relations & Business provides an interdisciplinary degree that balances business administration skills with effective communication and human relations abilities. The broad-based curriculum includes studies in the areas of business, human behavior, and communication. Students who graduate with this degree are prepared for a wide range of careers requiring human relations and business acumen along with communication proficiency.
A graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Human Relations and Business will be able to:
|General Education Requirements||45 hours|
|General Electives - 1000-4000 level courses that do not meet other degree requirements.||21 hours|
|Major Requirements||54 hours|
|A. Business Administration||15 hours|
|(Select courses from ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MIS & MKT departments)|
|B. Communication (COM3000/4000 level)||15 hours|
|C. Human Behavior & Development (HBD or PSY 3000/4000 level)||15 hours|
|D. Advanced Electives (3000/4000 level)||9 hours|
|Total Credit Hours||120 hours|
|Minimum requirements for a BS in Human Relations & Business|
|Semester hours completed at Amberton University||33 hours|
|Semester hours completed at the 3000/4000 level||42 hours|
|Semester hours completed at the 3000/4000 level at Amberton University||27 hours|
|Semester hours for a degree||120 hours|
|Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) required||2.0|
Degree Plan Requirements
Certification programs can be earned in conjunction with degree programs or as stand-alone programs of study. Students may earn one or more certifications offered by Amberton while pursuing this degree.
Sample CoursesCOM4405 – Persuasion COM3461 – Technical Writing COM4441 – Effective Writing Skills HBD3173 – Organizational Behavior HBD3810 – Navigating the Digital Landscape HBD4630 – Principles of Success HBD4721 – Sex Roles in Business and Society HBD4722 – Developing Human Potential HBD4725 – Psychology of Adjustment HBD4735 – Human Resource Inventory HBD4727 – Interpersonal Relations HBD4759 – Stress Management HBD4840 – Leading in Transition and Change