Click here to enable the accessibility widget for this website (Can also be opened using the Alt+9 Key)

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership

Whether you are new to the field of human resources or seeking the additional skills and perspective needed to move into a leadership position, Sullivan University's Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership program can help you gain the strategic, organizational, management, and analytical skills that are required by employers in today's workplace.

Our on-campus and online human resource management degree program has been recognized by the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) organization as a Top 10 SHRM Learning System. We prepare students for SHRM certification through a combination of academic knowledge and practical skill development. Our dedicated faculty members are both scholars and practitioners: they not only have earned their doctorates and published books, but also have years of real-world experience in the HR field.

Courses in the Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Leadership program focus on the nine key areas of human resource competency specified by the national Society for Human Resource Management:

  1. Relationship Management
  2. Ethical Practice
  3. HR Expertise
  4. Business Acumen
  5. Critical Evaluation
  6. Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  7. Leadership & Navigation
  8. Consultation
  9. Communication

Program Information

Loading...

Program Highlights & Locations

  • Our Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Leadership degree is entirely online for maximum flexibility. Our online coursework is regularly updated to incorporate the rapid changes that occur within the HR discipline.
  • The curriculum is in alignment with their recommended curriculum by the Society for Human Resource Management.
  • Our program is one of the first in the nation to recognize the importance of human capital analytics as a key competency. We have developed a new course devoted entirely to this emerging topic.
  • Taken during the last quarter, the integrative capstone course prepares students to achieve certification through the SHRM's competency examination (either SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, depending on the student's level of HR work experience), further increasing their marketability after graduation from the program.

Students in this program also have the opportunity to participate in an externship at an outside organization for credit in order to acquire work experience in the field.

Locations:
Louisville Campus Fort Knox Extension Campus Lexington Campus Online Learning Center - Louisa

Additional Information

What are some websites with more information?

Courses

Total Credit Hours: 180

  • General Studies Electives - Students must choose an additional General Education class from the Humanities / Fine Arts category; one from the Natural Sciences / Mathematics category; one from the Social / Behavioral Science category; and one from any category.
  • Free Electives - Elective classes are selected from an associate degree in consultation with the student's faculty advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student's personal objectives.

*Options for additional required Core Course:

  • HRL 471 - Project in Human Resource Management
  • HRL 498/499 - HRL Externship
  • LDR 401 - Essentials of Leadership

Course

Title

Credit Hours

HRL 303

4.00

HRL 310

4.00

HRL 320

4.00

HRL 330

4.00

HRL 340

4.00

HRL 404

4.00

HRL 410

4.00

HRL 411

4.00

HRL 431

4.00

HRL 441

4.00

HRL 451

4.00

HRL 465

4.00

HRL 475

4.00

4.00

CMM 403

4.00

CSC 118

4.00

MGT 284

4.00

MGT 304

4.00

MGT 340

4.00

MGT 344

4.00

ECO 201

4.00

ECO 202

4.00

ENG 101

4.00

ENG 102

4.00

ENG 204

4.00

GEC 220

4.00

MTH 101

4.00

MTH 201

4.00

4.00

4.00

4.00

4.00

4.00

48.00

Total Credit Hours: 180

  • General Studies Electives - Students must choose an additional General Education class from the Humanities / Fine Arts category; one from the Natural Sciences / Mathematics category; one from the Social / Behavioral Science category; and one from any category.
  • Free Electives - Elective classes are selected from an associate degree in consultation with the student's faculty advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student's personal objectives.

*Options for additional required Core Course:

  • HRL 471 - Project in Human Resource Management
  • HRL 498/499 - HRL Externship
  • LDR 401 - Essentials of Leadership