BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Human Resources Management Track

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.



The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 134 Algebraic Reasoning and Modeling 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Physical Science w/lab or Life Science w/lab 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

ITC 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Culture - Humanities 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ITC 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Physical Science or Life Science 3
Cultural Competence (Take ANT-100, GRY-100, IDS-297, OR REL-210 to also count on globalization list) 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
ACC 311 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
QBA 337 Applied Business Statistics 3
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
RMI 314 Employee Benefits and Social Insurance 3
MGT 345 Designing, Managing and Evaluating Human Resources Management Programs 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

MGT 341 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT 450 Human Resource Development
or MGT 451 Human Resource Acquisition
MGT 465 Managing the Human Resource Environment and Employment Relationship 3
General Electives to bring total to 120 3
ITC 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

General Electives to bring total to 120 5
ECO 310 Labor Economics
or MGT 410 Venue Management
or MGT 447 International Management
or MGT 466 Advanced Issues in Human Resources Management
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
MGT 546 Direct Compensation System Management 3
Total hours14

GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to apply for admission to the College of Business.

Degree plan last reviewed 07-05-2022.