Why Human Resources?
A company’s human resources department does much more than hire staff; They are at the forefront of creating fair labor practices, ensuring diversity in the workplace and helping employees get the best out of their roles. Professionals in Human Resources work to create a safe, healthy, productive environment to support and grow a business. Human Resource professionals often sit at the right hand of CEOs, helping them to nurture talent, listening to business needs and ultimately growing company productivity.
Who Should Apply
Active listeners who can think globally, and ethical and fair professionals who can balance company and employee welfare. Students who are good communicators and have the ability to inspire others will have an immediate advantage in this program. Graduates will not only be full-discipline HR professionals with this degree; specific area roles will be open to them, for example Compensation and Benefits, Employee Relations, Recruiter / Talent or Training and Professional Development.
With a focus on soft skills, this four-year program sees students develop an appreciation of the impact of internal and external issues facing their company’s employees, the strategic nature of human resource management interventions, empathy, and active listening and communication skills. Modules also cover global thinking, the challenges of working in a changing environment and the key behaviors of a HR professional practitioner. Students than have the options to hone their studies, concentrating on areas that are meaningful to them, like Organizational Behavior or Financial Risk Management. By the time students finish at AUBH, they are equipped as 360-degree Human Resource professionals in any chosen industry.
This degree program is planned to be offered in the 2021-2022 academic year, subject to HEC approval.*
|Program name||Total Number of Credits|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management*||
English Requirements (9 credits)
Arab Heritage Requirements (6 credits)
Mathematics Requirements (6 credits) - Choose two courses
Science Requirements (8 credits) - Choose two courses
Social Science Requirements (9 credits)
Business Core Requirements (39 Credits)
Major Requirements (30 Credits)
Major Electives (9 Credits)- Choose 3 courses:
Professional Elective Options (9 Credits)
Students pursuing a BBA in Human Resource Management must complete a minimum of 9 Professional Elective credits. Professional Elective credits may be earned via any courses offered at or above the 200 level