May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, B.S. - Management and Human Resources Subplan/Option: 120 units


Offered by: College of Business Administration, Management and Human Resources Department

The curriculum matrix for the degree program may be found here. The curriculum matrix is the alignment of courses (curriculum) with the desired goals and student learning outcomes of the program. It shows what is taught and how these outcomes are achieved through the completion of the degree program. 

Major Required: 51 units


Note(s):


All students in any College of Business Administration subplan, and all other students taking certain business courses, must demonstrate proficiency with specific personal computer software packages. The proficiency must be demonstrated prior to taking any business course with the term “personal computer proficiency” in the prerequisite list. Some business courses identify specific personal computer packages in their prerequisite lists. In these cases, proficiency in the noted packages must be demonstrated prior to taking the course.

1 Personal Computer Proficiency must be demonstrated by satisfying one of the following alternatives: 1) CIS 1010  or 2) an approved college course. There are no units associated with the personal computer proficiency test. If the test is passed, then electives in subplan selected may be increased by 3 units.

Subplan/Option Electives: 18 units


Select ONE of the following emphases: 15 units


Any combination of courses listed below will satisfy the required 15 units. Emphases are listed to provide guidance for helping students to choose courses of interest that best fit your career goals, but there is no requirement for choosing a specific emphasis for fulfilling these units.

Management and Leadership Emphasis: 15


Emphasis Other: 9 units

Group One - Management and Leadership Electives

Strongly recommended to take 6 units (TWO courses) from Group One. At least 3 units (ONE course) should be chosen from Group One.

Group Two - Management and Human Resources Electives

Take 3 units from Group Two.

If some of the aforementioned electives in Group One are not available, another 3 units can be chosen from Group Two, but no more than 6 units from Group Two.

When taking 6 units from Group Two, it could be any combination of two 3000 and/or 4000-level courses

  • MHR 3XXX - Any 3000-level MHR course (3)
  • MHR 4XXX - Any 4000-level MHR course (3)

Human Resources Emphasis: 15 units


Emphasis Other: 3 units

Preferred courses to choose from:

If none of the aforementioned preferred electives are available, choose from:

  • MHR 3XXX - Any 3000-level MHR course (3)

                                or

  • MHR 4XXX - Any 4000-level MHR course (3)

Entrepreneurship Emphasis: 15 units


Emphasis Other: 6 units

Preferred courses to choose from:

Personal Computer Proficiency Requirement


1(see policy statement  in College of Business Administration introductory section).

General Education Requirements: 48 units


Students should view their Degree Progress Report (DPR) for information regarding their General Education requirements. Unless specific GE courses are required for their major, please refer to the list of approved courses in the General Education Program in the University Catalog, https://catalog.cpp.edu. When viewing the catalog, students should select the catalog year associated with the GE requirements listed in their Degree Progress Report.

Area A. English Language Communication and Critical Thinking (9 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area
1. Oral Communication
2. Written Communication
3. Critical Thinking

Area B. Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (12 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area
1. Physical Sciences
2. Life Sciences
3. Laboratory Activity
4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
5. Science and Technology Synthesis

Area C. Arts and Humanities (12 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area and 3 additional units from sub-areas 1 and/or 2
1. Visual and Performing Arts
2. Literature, Modern Languages, Philosophy and Civilization
3. Arts and Humanities Synthesis

Area D. Social Sciences (9 units)


At least 3 units from each sub-area
1. U.S. History and American Ideals
2. U.S. Constitution and California Government
4. Social Science Synthesis

Area E. Lifelong Learning and Self-Development (3 units)


Area F. Ethnic Studies (3 units)


 

For an alternative and interdisciplinary way to complete some of their GE requirements, students may choose the Interdisciplinary General Education program, see below. 

Interdisciplinary General Education: 18 units


An alternate pattern for partial fulfillment of GE Areas A, C, and D available for students is the Interdisciplinary General Education (IGE) program.  Students should see an advisor for specific GE coursework required by their major.  Please refer to the University Catalog General Education Program section for additional information.

How IGE fulfills General Education Requirements:

Year Completion of IGE Courses Satisfies GE Requirements
First IGE 1100 IGE 1200   A2 and C2
Second/Third  IGE 2150 IGE 2250   D1 and C2
Second/Third IGE 2350  C1
Third IGE 3100  C3 or D4

American Institutions: 6 units


Courses that satisfy this requirement may also satisfy GE Areas D1 and D2.

Graduation Writing Test


The Graduation Writing Test (GWT) is suspended until Fall 2025. Students entering Cal Poly Pomona before Fall 2025 are not required to take the Graduation Writing Test.