Human Resources Management Concentration

People are the most critical resource of a business. Effective utilization of employee capability is the focus of Human Resource Management. Evaluating the needs of an organization, finding people to fill those needs, and providing an optimum environment conducive to high levels of motivation and performance are all aspects of the HRM business function. Being current with the latest research, policies and thinking are integral to this concentration. Special attention is given to issues of diversity management and effective team development skills. Classes in this concentration are available to HRM majors and to other undergraduate and graduate students for their elective course work.

Careers in Human Resources Management

For an overview of careers in human resources management, including average yearly salaries and sample occupations, please review the Careers in Human Resources Management handout. For additional questions and career guidance, please consult Anderson Career Services.

Human Resources Management Concentration Checklist

Download the checklist for BBA students and use this worksheet as a guide to satisfy your graduation requirements. Check off the courses as you complete them to keep track of your progress.

Questions regarding concentration requirements should be addressed with your BBA advisor or with the Human Resources Faculty Concentration Advisor.



Human Resources checklist for BBA students:

Download Human Resources Checklist

Previous Checklists

Older checklists for students admitted prior to the semester listed can request a checklist from their Academic Advisor.

Advisement Center Concentration Advisor

Aaron Rodriguez
  • Aaron Rodriguez
  • Sr. Academic Advisor
  • Email: arodriguez134@unm.edu
  • Phone: (505) 277-3290
  • Office: MCM Advisement
  • WWW: https://bba.mgt.unm.edu
  • About Aaron: Aaron has 12+ years of higher education administration experience, and is currently pursuing his Doctorate Degree at Vanderbilt University. He earned his BBA with a Concentration in Finance and his MBA from UNM Anderson. He intends to earn a leadership role within a university as well as become a Professor of Practice. Aaron enjoys helping students by using analytical strategies and an overall holistic approach. He has a passion for higher education administration, and is driven by student success.


Human Resources Faculty Concentration Advisor

Michelle Arthur


Department Contact Information

The OB/HRM Concentration falls within the Department of Organizational Studies (DOS). For more information about this department, including contact information for the department chair, please visit the DOS Website.