Exclusively offered to BBA Management students, the Human Resources Management concentration will prepare you for a career in any industry. You’ll learn industry-relevant topics about recruitment and selection, occupational health and safety, training and development, performance management, HR metrics, labour relations and more.
Automatic Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) designation
You’ll receive CPHR designation once you graduate. In order to be eligible, you must maintain a B- average and be a member of the CPHR BC & YK while in the Human Resources concentration combined with relevant HR work experience. Benefits to joining CPHR include: higher salaries, training sessions, management position opportunities and more.
Jobs, jobs, jobs
Join a growing industry with over 2,700 HR job openings planned in BC from now until 2029*. You’ll have many career options in HR including a compensation specialist, benefits manager, HR advisor, recruiting specialist, senior specialist and more.
*Source: Work BC Bank
Concentration in Human Resource Management:
• This concentration is available for all BBA degree students.
• Successful completion of at least 21 credits.
• 12 credits upper level coursework required.
• Concentrations are not noted on the credential but will
be noted on the transcript.
• Students taking this concentration will have completed
the educational requirements for the CPHR industry
credential. For information on additional requirements for
the credential, students will want to contact the Douglas
College Director of Business Programs or the industry body.
Course Requirements (see note):
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|BUSN 3750||Human Resources Law||3|
|BUSN 3760||Labour Relations||3|
|BUSN 3351||Training, Development and Performance Management||3|
|BUSN 3352||Workforce Planning and Talent Management||3|
|BUSN 3353||Occupational Health and Safety||3|
|BUSN 3354||HR Metrics and Total Rewards||3|
|CBA Electives||One course (1000-4000 level) from ACCT,
BUSN, CSIS/CISY, CMPT, COBA, ECON, FINC, HOSP or
Note: Students in a Bachelor of Business Administration
(BBA) program will likely have met all prerequisite
requirements upon entering this concentration. On the
other hand, non-BBA students will need to take special
note of: (a) required prerequisites to ensure they are
able to enroll in the required courses and (b) suggested
courses, skills and/or competencies. This information
can be found on the Douglas College Course Catalogue
There are no separate admission requirements for a concentration, but students must be enrolled in a BBA degree program in order to complete this concentration.
Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.