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Human Resources

What is human resources?

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.

Is human resources the right fit for me?

  • Are you a quick thinker?
  • Do you have good public speaking skills?
  • Do you have good strategy instincts?
  • Are you empathetic?

Where do Lamar University's human resources graduates work?

Wells Fargo
Chase Bank
Giglio Distribution
Enterprise Rent a Car


What are some of the courses I might take?

Employment Law

Human Resources Management 

Quality and Productivity Management 

Advanced Organizational Behavior

Degree Course Requirements


What kind of path will I take upon graduation?

B.B.A. in human resources graduates will have a wide variety of career options. Continuing education and obtaining an M.B.A. can help entry level human resources workers advance. 

Find out more information on Lamar University's M.B.A. Program. 

Human Resources majors often become

Recruiting and Placement Managers 

Development and Training Specialists 

Compensation Specialists 

Benefit Specialists 

Employee and Labor Relations Supervisors 

Health, Safety, and Security Specialists 



Meet Your Department Chair 

Dr. K.C. Sen


Dr. Marleen Swerdlow
Interim Chair of Department of Business
Director of the General Business Program and B.B.A. Online Programs
Professor of Business Law
Department of Business


Phone: (409) 880- 8639
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 237A

J.D.   University of Houston Law Center
B.S.   H. Sophie Newcomb College of Tulane University
State Bar of Texas