Students in the human resource management minor learn about people and the workplace, and develop the strategic, functional and personal skills necessary in HR positions.

Students learn about organizational behavior and explore the psychology and sociology of work. 

Course Requirements

The human resource management minor requires students to complete a minimum of 20 credits.

Required Courses (complete all)

BUS 1100

Introduction to Business

MGT 3310

Organizational Behavior

MGT 3351

Human Resource Management

MGT 3360

Advanced Human Resource Management

Elective (choose one)

MGT 3320

Employment Law and Labor Relations

MGT 3325

Ethics and Social Responsibility

MGT 3355

Diversity in the Workplace

SHRM Seal of Approval

Merrimack’s human resource management minor fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management’s “HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.”

Career Combinations

Students who major in sociology or psychology and minor in human resource management will have a great foundation for a career in human resources. Graduates with a human resource management minor may work in recruiting, corporate training, consulting or for a variety of firms such as financial institutions, healthcare organizations, technology companies, service providers, etc.