Why Human Resource Management?
- 1Minoring in Human Resource Management will teach you how to manage and motivate individuals and groups.
- 2According to The Princeton Review, “Human resource managers are needed in almost every sector, private and public.”
- 3The median pay for human resource managers was $99,180 in 2010.
Why Study Human Resource Management at Saint Joseph's College?
Students minoring in Human Resource Management are exposed to several topics that will help them after graduation, including employment law, compensation and benefits, recruiting and retaining employees, as well as workforce planning. Students also spend one semester doing a practicum in a business or organization setting, where they learn Human Resource Management from the “ground up.”
SJC offers Business Administration majors multiple opportunities for hands-on experience. During their junior or senior year, Business Administration students are required to pass through BUS 351: The Crucible. During the course, students’ business skills, including their Human Resource Management knowledge, are tested by competing in a sophisticated competition with classmates. SJC’s location is also advantageous for Business Administration students. Located only 45 minutes away from Merrillville and Lafayette and 90 minutes from both Chicago and Indianapolis, internship opportunities are readily available. SJC also hosts networking events in Chicago and Indianapolis regularly, as well as alumni networks around the globe.
Dedication to Excellence
Our Human Resource Management minor is designed to complement our Business Administration major, which is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), an achievement of which only 25% of business departments in the US can boast.
Faculty and Class Size
The Department of Business Administration faculty at SJC consists of business professionals who hold graduate degrees in their fields of expertise and have extensive practical experience. They are fully engaged in students' academic careers by helping them research internship opportunities, conducting mock interviews with business professionals, and evaluating their resumes. Class size ranges between 15 and 25 students.