A quality product demands a quality workforce. With a Bachelor of Science in Management and Human Resources from the University of Idaho, you will have the skills and knowledge to help companies stay competitive through the development, management and motivation of talented and productive employees.
The program offers two options:
- Human Resource Management: Gives you the expertise to attract, hire and retain a quality, motivated workforce and provide important leadership on employment issues, policies and regulations. You will learn about critical HR functions such as employee recruitment, selection, compensation, career development, benefits, training and wellness programs. You will also study relevant employment laws, regulations and issues.
- Management: Provides well-rounded knowledge that greatly enhances your career opportunities and prepares you for managerial positions in all types of industries and organizations. You will develop specific skills in project management, administration, organization and planning.
As a major in management and human resources, you will learn how to serve as the link between employees and the organization. You will build strong management, leadership, communication and planning skills. Students graduate with an understanding of management as it relates to other business functions. This broad business perspective is essential for success in a management or human resources career.
As a student in the College of Business and Economics, you will learn business the way business is actually done in the real world. You will examine issues relevant ing today’s market and engage in hands-on programs that simulate real business situations. You will closely collaborate with other students, receive personal mentorship from top business faculty and network with practicing professionals.
The acclaimed Integrated Business Curriculum (IBC) is the college's signature program. In your junior year, you will work as part of a team with other business students to address problems for companies such as Boeing, Micron, Starbucks, Columbia Sportswear and Coldwater Creek. The yearlong experience strengthens your teamwork and decision-making skills, and gives you valuable cross-functional knowledge in business systems, product and process planning, managing firm resources and business operating decisions.