Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Human Resources

Judson University
Human Resource Management

The Human Resource Management major is designed to specifically meet the needs of those who are managing people in human resource departments and other related areas. This curriculum, which emphasizes management and specific employment practices is taught by experienced professionals and will prepare students for human resource management careers, as well as Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification. 


Upper Iowa University-Rockford

The purpose of a human resources management major is to build on the foundation of the business core to enable the learner to apply specific skills, knowledge and ethical standards to strategic planning, staffing, training and development, compensation and employee relations.

The human resources management major consists of 60 semester credits, including the business core of foundation courses. In addition, students must complete the business general education requirements, along with additional elective credits to complete the 120 semester credits required for the Bachelor of Science degree. At least 18 credits in this major must be earned in upper division coursework. A minimum 2.0 GPA in the major is required for graduation.

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