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BBA in Human Resource Management & Psychology

BBA IN IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY

 

INTRODUCTION

This major is designed to provide an understanding of issues in HR and Psychology and be able to appreciate the importance of psychology in understanding human behavior and the impact on the work environment. In the new millennium the major issues for Human Resource Management is to recruit, motivate and retain high performing employees because it has an influence on team work and organization productivity.  This major focuses on courses which helps in understanding recruitment and selection, training and development and managing conflict at work in compliance with the legal frame work of the region. The major also covers understanding of concepts of Psychology and its application related to cognition, counselling and the role of positive psychology in improving the performance of employees in the organization.

 

PROGRAM SUMMARY

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY – GOALS   

  1. To develop an understanding about human behavior by studying various concepts of psychology.
  2. To examine various areas of HRM like Recruitment& selection, Training and Development, Performance management, Compensation Management and Strategic Management
  3. To apply various psychological concepts in different areas of Human Resource Management to have a good understanding of human behavior at work and focus on developing individuals to enhance their engagement and productivity levels.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY – LEARNING OUTCOMES

After successful completion of the major, student will be able to

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and integration of Psychology into Human Resource Management.
  2. Apply the knowledge of psychology to understand Human behavior at work.
  3. Analyze various aspects of Human Resource Development and its impact on employee performance
  4. Analyze the role of counseling in solving issues related to work environment.
  5. Design Human Resource Management strategies for enhancing productivity in an organization
  6. Evaluate various aspects of UAE Labor Law and diversity issues in organizations

COURSE CURRICULUM

CORE COURSES

CODE COURSE CREDITS PRE-REQUISITE COURSE TYPE
HRP 3010 Foundation of Psychology 3 None Core Course
HRP 3111 Cognitive Psychology 3 HRP 3010 Core Course
HRP3012 UAE Labor Law 3 None Core Course
HRP4013 Human Resource Development 3 None Core Course
HRP4114 Compensation Management 3 MGM 3104 Core Course
  Total Core Courses credit 15    

CAPSTONE COURSES

CODE COURSE CREDITS PRE-REQUISITE COURSE TYPE
HRP 4216 Strategic Human Resource Management(C,S) 3 MGM 3104 & Senior Status Capstone course


ELECTIVE COURSES - CHOOSE ANY ONE

CODE COURSE CREDITS PREREQUISITE COURSE TYPE
HRP4115 Counselling Skills and Theory(E) 3 HRP3010 Elective Course
HRP4017 Managing positive psychology at work(E,P) 3 HRP3010 Elective Course and Protected  
HRP4118 Developmental Psychology(E) 3 HRP3010 Elective Course 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED IN BBA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND PSYCHOLOGY 21    

S – Senior Level, C – Capstone, E – Elective
E, P – Elective & Protected and P – Protected

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Possible Careers:

Caring Personal Services
Counselors
Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals
HR Manager
Welfare officer

 

 

Training Manager
Compensation and Benefits Manager
Customer Service occupations
Child care and related personal services
Business, research and administrative professionals

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