Vancouver Island University
BBA Human Resources Management Major
The Human Resources Management major is offered as a specialization for the Bachelor of Business Administration program and will prepare students for a career in human resource management or general management.
Why Human Resources Management?
The Human Resource major is designed provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to support organizations in building their business. This major provides the knowledge and competencies for a successful career in the human resources, general management, or further graduate studies.
The Human Resources Management major will help students develop specific knowledge and competencies required by business professionals with a focus on key people processes that include recruiting, training, performance management, rewards, labour, and employee relations.
Graduates of this major will be prepared for careers such as Line Managers, Department Heads, Executives, Human Resource Managers, Internal Specialists, External Consultants, Talent Management, and Recruiters.
Additional Professional Designations
Students in the Human Resources Management major will be prepared to pursue the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation upon graduation. CPHR is a nationally recognized level of achievement within the field of human resources. There are currently more than 27,000 HR professionals holding the CPHR designation.
For more information of the BBA entry requirements, or for details on the Human Resource Management major please see the BBA Program and Course Calendar.
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All programs at VIU have admission requirements, which represent the minimum standing you must have completed in order to qualify for entry. Admission requirements are in place to ensure that students will have a reasonable opportunity to succeed in their studies. Different types of programs have different requirements.
VIU has an entry level for everyone. If you do not meet the admission requirements for the program you have chosen, we can help you upgrade your qualifications so that you will be able to qualify for admission to that program in the future.
Canadian citizens and those with permanent residence status in Canada are eligible for admission to Academic programs if they meet one of the following conditions:
- graduation from a BC secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12;
- previous degree from a recognized university;
- visiting student from a college or university (a “Letter of Permission” from the home institution is required);
- a transfer student from a college or university (at least 24 transferable university-level credits completed);
- academic mature student category: 21 years of age (or will turn 21 during their first semester) and has a minimum “C” grade in either English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12.
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