Business Administration - Human Resources Start your career here, finish as a professional! Gain experience on three co-op work terms. Support the HR activities of any organization.

General information

Program code
BAHR
Duration
6 Semesters, plus 3 work terms (3 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Work integrated learning
3 Co-op Work Terms
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie
Winter 2019 Barrie

Program description

Graduates of the program carry out human resources functions within the domestic and international business environments. Graduates are prepared to implement and evaluate plans for staffing, performance management, training, employee and labour relations, health and safety, and benefits and compensation administration functions. They are also able to apply communication, information technology, teamwork, leadership and organizational development strategies to support the human resources activities of an organization. They are able to contribute to a number of more complex functions supporting organizational effectiveness, including applying principles of financial analysis and control, collaborating in the design of an organization''s human resources plan, and in the preparation of an organization''s business plan.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program are employed in a broad range of private, public, and not-for profit sectors of business and industry including manufacturers, retailers, banks and other financial institutions, medical facilities, government offices, human resources consulting firms, and other large and small businesses.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics (C, M or U)

Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M) 

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Admission details

In order to broaden the program choices, all General, Accounting, Human Resources, and Marketing students, whether they are in a two-year or a three-year diploma program, will share a common first semester. Students will take five mandatory courses in that semester, and will have a choice of which General Education course they wish to take. The curriculum for this common first semester is as follows:

Course List Code Title Mandatory Courses ACCT 1000Financial Accounting Principles 1 BUSI 1001Introduction to Organizational Behaviour MATH 1002Mathematics of Finance MKTG 1000Introduction to Marketing Plus one each of: Communications course General Education course

BAHR courses combine current theory with experiential learning methodologies in order to prepare the student for the ever- increasing demands that are required of the regulated Human Resources professional.

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • ACCT 1000 - Financial Accounting Principles 1 (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 1001 - Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1000 - Human Resources Management Foundations (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • MATH 1002 - Mathematics of Finance (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 1000 - Introduction to Marketing (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • COMP 1003 - Microcomputer Applications (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ECON 1000 - Microeconomics (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1022 - Occupational Health and Safety (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 2000 - Employment Law (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ECON 2000 - Macroeconomics (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1004 - Compensation (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1006 - Training and Development (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1007 - Recruitment and Selection (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. Contact the program co-ordinator for further details. (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ACCT 1003 - Finance and Management Accounting (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • BUSI 1007 - Legislation and Payroll (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 2002 - Benefits and Pensions (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 3001 - Performance Management (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1002 - Labour Relations (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 1005 - Human Resources Planning (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 3003 - Human Resources Decision Support Systems (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2001 - Principles of Management (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. Contact the program co-ordinator for further details. (Semester 5 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 3000 - Current Issues in Human Resources (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • HURM 3004 - Employment Legislation - Application and Compliance (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • MGMT 2012 - Introduction to Project Management (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • MKTG 2033 - Professional Edge (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • Select 1 course from the available list during registration. Contact the program co-ordinator for further details. (Semester 6 / 42 hours)
  • COOP 1008 - Business Work Term 1 (Fall intake - occurs after Semester 2, Winter intake - occurs after Semester 3) (Semester 6 / 560 hours)
  • COOP 2027 - Business Human Resources Work Term 2 (Fall intake - occurs after Semester 3, Winter intake - occurs immediately after Work Term 1) (Semester 6 / 560 hours)
  • COOP 3000 - Business Work Term 3 (Fall intake - occurs immediately after Work Term 2, Winter intake - occurs after Semester 6) (Semester 6 / 560 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 4)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 2)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 4)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 5)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 6)