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Human Resources Management
Key Fact
  • Program name
    Human Resources Management
  • Program code
    HRM
  • Dept. chair
    Dr. Uzma Javed
  • Program length
    4 years
  • Credit hours
    129

 About the Program

Vision
The vision of the Human Resources Management (HRM) Program is to become a world-class course that contributes to the growth of HR management and research nationally and internationally at different levels. It aims to provide knowledge and skills to the coming generation of leaders in the HR field.

Mission

The mission of the HRM Program is to become the first choice for students and the community by providing high-quality HR management education. We also aim to nurture HR leaders by developing their professional and personal competencies, and enhancing their commitment to quality, ethical behavior, and social responsibility. We will continue to contribute to the augmentation of the HR profession, both nationally and internationally, through high-quality research.

Overview

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in HRM provides an in-depth study of the major concepts and tools in the theory and application of modern human-resources techniques. You will acquire knowledge and skills covering a range of human resources management functions including hiring and staffing, training and development, performance appraisal, and reward management. Emphasis will be placed on issues unique to the Middle East. The impact of globalization and information technology on the human resources field will also be addressed. At the Department of Human Resources Management, faculty members endeavor to nurture a supportive environment for learning and select cognitive techniques that challenge students to take an active and interactive role in the educational process. Leading international undergraduate business programs share the goal of a holistic education. This demands that the educational experience not only prepare students for their first job, but also for a full career and to make significant contributions to their families and society.

 Learning Outcomes

​​​​​Knowledge

  • Develop a strong foundation in the liberal arts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of all functional areas of business, and the legal and ethical practices in organizations.
  • Describe the concepts, models, frameworks and tools for understanding human resources management functions.
  • Describe the functional areas of human resources management.

Cognitive Skills 

  • Solve business problems using theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
  • Critically evaluate opportunities, solve human resources and management problems.
  • Analyze group and individual dynamics in organizations.
  • Evaluate HR and general management issues for strategic decision-making in organizations

Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility

  • Demonstrate interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Apply ethical, social skills and abide by legal responsibilities in HR and management practice.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.

Communication, IT and Numeracy Skills

  • Use various managerial decision-making tools.
  • Communicate business ideas effectively through speaking, writing, and listening.
  • Utilize IT in analyzing and reporting business information.

 Career Opportunities

  • ​HR Manager/Executive/Officer
  • Recruitment Manager/Executive
  • Learning & Development Manager/Executive
  • Compensation & Benefits Manager/Executive
  • Strategic HR Consultant
  • HRIS manager/Executive
  • Employee Safety and Wellness Manager/Executive
  • Organizational Development Specialist
  • Industrial and Labor Relations Officer

 Graduation Requirements

General Education Requirements:​ 42
Core Requirements: 51
Technical Requirements: 15
Technical Elective Requirements: 6
Business Elective Requirements: 6
Free Elective Requirements: 6
Supervised Internship: 3
Total: 129​​​​

 Program Plan

Foundation Year
Semester 1 – Foundation 1 Semester 2 – Foundation 2​
Course Code  Course Title Credit Hours Course Code  Cou​​rse Title Credit Hours
LANG 011 Reading & Critical Thinking-I 3 LANG 012 Reading & Critical Thinking-II 3
LANG 013 Academic Writing - I 3 LANG 014 Academic Writing - II 3
LANG 015 Listening  and Speaking - I 3 LANG 016 Listening  and Speaking - II 3
SSKL 021 Independent Learning & Research Skills - I 2 SSKL 022 Independent Learning & Research Skills - II 2
BUS 051 Introduction to Business - I 3 BUS 054 Concept & Terminology in Business - II 3
BUS 055 Case Studies in Business - I 2 BUS 056 Case Studies in Business - II 2
MATH 041 Basic Math - I 3 MATH 042  Basic Math - II 3
CL 031 Computer Literacy 0 IL 032 Information Literacy 0
Total Credit Hours 19 Total Credit Hours 19
Freshman Year
Year 1 – Semester 1 Year 1 – Semester 2
Information, Media & Technology 3 ACCT 140 Financial Accounting 3
GMTH 141B Pre-Calculus 3 MATH 160 Mathematics for Management – Applied Calculus 3
Scientific Literacy Requirement 3 GSTA 140 Elementary Statistics 3
GENG 161 Project Based Language Learning & Critical Thinking 2 Linguistic Communication (English) 2
GISL 171 Social and Moral Values in Islam 2 Islamic Thought and Ethics Requirement II 2
Linguistic Communication (Arabic) 3 Physical and Environmental Wellbeing 2
Total Credit Hours 16 Total Credit Hours 15
Sophomore Year
Year 2 - Semester 3 Year 2 - Semester 4
ACCT 240 Managerial Accounting 3 MKT 210 Principles of Marketing 3
ECON 270 Microeconomics 3 ECON 271 Macroeconomics 3
OPIM 230 Decision Sciences 3 Islamic Thought and Ethics Requirement III 2
MGT 220 Principles of Management 3 MGT 223 Business Communication 3
Cultural Literacy Requirement 3  FIN 240 Finance 3
  Linguistic Communication (Foreign Languages I) 2
Total Credit Hours 15 Total Credit Hours 16
Junior Year
Year 3 - Semester 5 Year 3 - Semester 6
MGT 325 Business Legal Environment 3 MGT 326 Organizational Behavior 3
OPIM 330 Operations Management 3 HRM 361 Recruitment, Placement and Staffing 3
OPIM 338 Enterprise IT Systems 3   HRM 362 Employee Training and Development 3
HRM 360 Human Resources Management 3 GSEM 200 Interdisciplinary Seminar and Research 3
  Business Elective I 3   Global Awareness Requirement 3
  Linguistic Communication (Foreign Languages II) 2   Civic Engagement 2
Total Credit Hours 17 Total Credit Hours 17
Summer Session
HRM 480 Supervised Internship in HRM 3  
Senior Year
Year 4 - Semester 7 Year 4 - Semester 8
MGT 427 Strategic Management 3 MGT 428 Business Social Responsibility 3
HRM 461 Compensation and Benefits Management 3 HRM 462 Leadership and Power 3
  HRM Elective  I 3   HRM Elective  II 3
  Business Elective II 3 MGT 490 Research Project 3
  Free Elective I 3   Free Elective II 3
Total Credit Hours 15 Total Credit Hours 15​
Admissions
Hi-School Percentage
Science Section
80%
Art Section
80%
Qudurat *(SAT)
65%
Math Level *DTMS
Part
Part 1 - 2
Cut-Score
512, 612
Effat Placement Tests
*TOEFL+ *TWE
525
**IELTS
5.5
Additional Department Requirement
Interview
Required
Recommendation
Letter
3
Personal Statement
Required
Contact Information
Dept. Chair
Tel.+966 122137817
Assistants
Tel.+966 122137834 

    Accreditation

    Our qualifications are recognised globally, so you can study safe in the knowledge that wherever your path may lead, you have the whole wide world to choose from.

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