VCU School of Business
Snead Hall, Room B4106
301 W. Main Street
P.O. Box 844000
Richmond, VA 23284-4000
Phone: (804) 828-6468
Fax: (804) 828-1602
Human resource management is a major functional area of all businesses and includes employee recruitment and selection, training and development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, performance evaluation, and human resource planning. Career opportunities typically include compensation analyst, employee benefits specialist, human resource assistant, human resource manager, employment recruiter, employment interviewer, and training and development specialist.
The major in Human Resource Management gives students a broad overview of the educational and application aspects of human resource management. Students in this program pursue an in-depth study of a variety of topical areas, including human resource management, employment law, compensation management, and international human resources management. Students are encouraged to broaden their knowledge base by taking electives in industrial psychology. After completing this program, students are prepared to enter the public and private sections in compensation, employee benefits, incentive awards programs, and human resources.
For degree requirements, go to the VCU Bulletin
For course descriptions, go to the VCU Courses page