Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management as a focus in the business administration program being offered in the Higher Education Department emphasizes the study of labor law and relations, employee recruitment and development processes, organizational communication and other business disciplines that relates to leading and caring for an organization's human capital resources.

1st Semester
General Education Subjects
  • Mathematics in the Modern World
  • Purposive Communication
  • Sikolohiyang Pilipino
  • Christian Vision of the Human Person
  • Wellness and Fitness
  • CWTS
Major Subjects
  • Basic Microeconomics
  • Good Governance and Social Responsibility
2nd Semester
  • The Contemporary World
  • Readings in Philippines History
  • Understanding the Self
  • Masining na Pagpapahayag
  • Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
  • Dance Arts
  • CWTS
Major Subjects
  • Human Resource Management

1st Semester
General Education Subjects
  • Ethics
  • Christian Vision of the Church in Society
  • Recreational Sports
Major Subjects
  • Administrative and Office Management
  • Taxation
  • Management
  • Operations Management (TQM)
2nd Semester
  • Art Appreciation
  • Panitikang Pilipino
  • Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
  • Team Sports
Major Subjects
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Labor Law and Legislation
  • Marketing Management

1st Semester
General Education Subjects
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Foreign Language
Major Subjects
  • Compensation Administration
  • Labor Relations and Negotiations
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Business Research
2nd Semester
  • The Life and Works of Rizal
Major Subjects
  • Business Law and Taxation
  • International Business and Trade
  • Training and Development
  • Organizational Development
  • Project Management

1st Semester
Major Subjects
  • Thesis or Feasibility Study
  • Special Topics in Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Management
2nd Semester
Major Subjects
  • Practicum (600 hours)

Course Description

Course Description
Basic Microeconomics The course is a study of the theories and principles of microeconomics which attempt to analyze how households, firms and government behave and make economic decisions and how they interact in specific markets. This course deals with the law of demand and supply in the market activity, elasticity, price regulation and consumer choice, which is the analysis of the role that price play in facilitating coordination through economy. The last part of the course deals with situations where coordination through prices may not result in desirable outcomes. This includes market structures: competition and monopoly, and monopolistic competition and oligopoly.
Good Governance And Social Responsibility The course will cover issues on ethics, leadership, and social responsibility in international, national, and corporate settings. In addition, it will help students increase their awareness on professional standards and responsibilities which are required from Human Resource Management students in their future careers.
Human Resource Management Human Resource Management focuses on the foundations of concepts required to manage the firm’s human capital. The course contains an overview of the roles of a human resource manager which include staffing, compensation and benefits administration, retention, training and development, and workplace protection.
Administrative And Office Management This course enables the learners to be exposed to and become familiar with work-related environment related to their field of specialization to enhance their competence. Helps the learners to gain relevant and practical industrial skills under the guidance of industry experts and workers; appreciate the importance and application of the principles and theories taught in school; enhance their technical knowledge and skills; enrich their skills in communications and human relations; and develop good work habits, attitudes, appreciation, and respect for work.
Taxation This course introduces the general principles of taxation and statutory provisions on income taxation including pertinent revenue regulations. The main topics that will be covered include: the general principles of taxation, sources of income, determining income from employment, income from a business, and income from property, deductions from business and property income, capital gains and losses, other income and deductions, computation of taxable income and tax administration.
Management This course deals with the fundamentals of business organizations and management. The theories and principles of organization and management, as well as their application in business and industry are thoroughly discussed. The functions of management (Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing and Controlling) and the different forms of business ownership with their strengths and weaknesses form part of the course coverage. The course covers the benefits derived from entrepreneurship and importance of social responsibility as another goal of business.
Operations Management(TQM) The operations management and total quality management describes principles and concept of production and operations management. Students should be aware that many of these principles and concepts are applicable to the other aspects of professional and personal life. OM and TQM can able the students to identify key features of material; define and use terminology; solve typical problems; recognize applications of the concepts and techniques covered; and discuss subject matter in some depth, including its relevance, managerial considerations, and advantages and limitations.
Recruitment and Selection This course covers the fundamental methodologies of attracting new talents needed by the organization with emphasis on effective sourcing of manpower, selection of prospective employees, matching job requirements with qualifications of applicants in the work place, induction of newly hired employees to facilitate their integration in the new business environment. The students will be oriented with the strategies and techniques to fill up vacant positions at the right time with adequate qualifications of new hires will help organizations achieve its business plans and operational objectives for a given period
Labor Law and Legislation The course covers the introduction to the basic concepts and principles of the Philippine Labor Code as an indispensable tool in human resource management. Knowing the various labor and social legislation is as indispensable as knowing the basic laws of the land. The scope will also cover the different government instrumentalities involved in implementing labor and social legislations like the Department of Labor, National Labor Relations Commission, the Social Security System, etc. The student is given the opportunity to learn how the various labor laws affect the manner business operates, the interplay of various sectors, the limitations and scope of freedom in the workplace will influence the culture of the organization.
Marketing Management This course aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the role of marketing management in the society, the economy and the firm. It deals with the marketing strategies of management. Case analyzes are used to encourage creative thinking, decision making and policy formulation among students.
Compensation Administration The course includes examination of theories, models and procedures required to develop compensation and reward systems in organizations. Economic, psychological, and social elements of compensation. Determination of compensation structures and differentials, forms of compensation and reward, compensation levels.
Labor Relations and Negotiations The course uses cases, lectures, and simulations to develop negotiation skills in a variety of management situations, including union-management relations. Issues include pre-employment discussions, collective bargaining, arbitration, mediation, agency, renegotiating contracts, and multiparty discussions.
Entrepreneurial Management Entrepreneurial Management - The course aims to teach the approach entrepreneurs use in identifying opportunity and creating new ventures; the analytic skills that are needed to practice this approach; and the background knowledge and managerial skills that are necessary for dealing with the recurring issues involved in starting, growing, and harnessing the value of new ventures.
Business Research This course is designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to determine the information necessary to address an identified research problem (basic or applied) and, using this understanding, develop and use an actionable research proposal. In this process, the students will gain an understanding of relevant approaches and elements of undertaking a research enquiry specifically to provide insights to solving a relevant problem. They will develop critical core competencies and skills required to carry out such an enquiry.
Business Law and Taxation This course focuses on the law on Obligations and Contracts found in the New Civil Code of the Philippines and the Negotiable Instruments Law which is an old law that focuses about the Promissory Note and Bills of Exchange. This course aims to provide students with a general knowledge of laws related to business in the Philippines, more particularly those governing transactions necessary for the conduct of an enterprise. This course also covers the functions of credit instruments being often used in business transactions. It also provides students with basic knowledge on taxation.
International Business and Trade This course provides a host of topics on international trade agreements, trade policies and restrictions, counter trade, world trade, tariffs, foreign exchange, and balance of payments. This course provides materials to students to enable them to capsulize their knowledge of international trade especially entered by ASEAN-member nations. The course also equips students with fundamental knowledge on trade among nations in preparation for globalization.
Training and Development The course discusses training as related to organizational objects. Training models, learning theory, evaluation methodologies, instructional techniques, and topics of special interest is emphasized.
Organizational Development The student will be given the general idea of what is involved in developing an organization to achieve its vision and mission, its philosophies and culture to ensure its competitiveness in a globalized economy. The scope will cover such topics as principles and theories of organization development, organization design and structuring, training and development, performance management, culture, and change management. It focuses on the management of organizational change/interventions from a system perspective. The students will gain sufficient knowledge to appreciate the overall impact of these activities for the success of an organization.
Project Management The course describes the attributes that characterize a project, the five steps of the project management process, and the variables involved in the project management process.
Thesis or Feasibility Study This course develops a student’s ability to undertake complex feasibility studies or thesis on human resource management. Students will learn these skills and techniques through performing various feasibility studies or thesis of differing complexity in HRM.
Special Topics in Human Resource Management The course covers range of major issues impacting on human resource management in organizations including demographic and social change, ethics in HRM, managing diversity, assessment center techniques, the impact of Government legislation on HRM, the contribution of HRM to improving productivity, managing outsourcing, career development and mentoring.
Strategic Management This course introduces the key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation and competitive analysis. It is concerned with managerial decisions and actions that affect the performance and survival of business enterprises.
Practicum The course supports students embarking on their first applied practicum course in preparation for professional work as business practitioners. The primary instructional strategies used are self-directed learning, self-assessment, peer teaching and reflective practice. These concepts are woven together using sound instructional design methodology. The course is framed around carefully considered course goals and specific, achievable learning outcomes that focus on the higher-level learning competencies.