Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management

Department of Management, Marketing and Human Resources

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Human Resources involves the recruitment, selection, maintenance and development of human resources by organizations. It includes such diverse functional areas as interviewing, training, compensation and benefits, health and safety and labor relations. You are a natural for human resources careers if you can think on your feet, have excellent public speaking skills, understand the importance of strategy and possess empathy for your fellow human.
This degree offers you a wide variety of career options upon graduation. Human Resources majors often become HR generalists and specialists, recruiting and placement managers, talent specialists or headhunters, compensation and benefits specialists, employee and labor relations supervisors or health, safety and security specialists. Continuing your education and obtaining an MBA can help you advance quickly from your entry-level position.

Why Study Human Resources at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Human Resources at Lamar University is distinguished by our classes, which incorporate real life experience and useful skills, and our graduates' gainful employment opportunities.
You will have in-class opportunities to work with real life business organizations on different projects. This is not only a chance for you to gain experience in the business world, but also a way to help the community. Some of your other classes in management and marketing will teach you about software programs, honing your skills in areas such as managing projects and analyzing data.
You will also be able to participate in various student organizations related to human resources. Many of our graduates have found gainfully employment in companies such as Enterprise Rental Car, HEB, Chase Bank, T Mobile, Verizon and Wells Fargo Bank.

Career Paths

Human Resources is a fast-growing career field, offering you many career options across the spectrum of professional possibilities. Career analysts expect the number of HR jobs to increase in the near future, up by 11% over the last decade, and the median annual income is above the national average.

Primary Careers

HR Specialist, HR Generalist, HR Manager

Meet the Faculty

Faculty Member NameDr. K.C. Sen
Department Chair, Professor
Faculty Member NameDr. Lynn Godkin
Faculty Member NameDr. Komal Karani
Associate Professor