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Business Administration - Human Resources

Business Administration - Human Resources

(Optional Co-op)

Program Code:BHR
Campus:Newnham
Duration:6 Semesters (3 Years)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Program Description

This program arms you with relevant, current and in-demand skills and prepares you for a career in the growing area of Human Resources. Your studies will focus on topics such as recruiting, compensation, training, benefits, occupational health and safety, labour relations, leadership, motivational techniques and organizational behaviour. In addition, you will acquire skills in the effective use of industry-standard software. As a student, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with industry professionals and to participate in hands-on learning opportunities such as case competitions.

If you are interested in a career in payroll, you can also acquire a professional designation through the Canadian Payroll Association.

Graduates of this program may be able to complete Seneca’s Bachelor of Commerce – Human Resources Strategy and Technology program in less than two years.

Note: Semester one starts in September and January. Students starting in January must take semester two during the summer.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

In today's complex business environment, success depends on employing the right people and training those people so that they achieve their potential. This program prepares you to be the person to step into this important role. The Business Administration – Human Resources (BHR) advanced diploma program focuses on business practices and emphasizes the management of Human Resources within the business environment (national and international). It provides you with the opportunity to acquire a general background in business concepts and a specialization in the Human Resources field. As a graduate, you will be equipped for employment in a variety of human resources positions such as human resources administrator, human resources generalist or human resources specialist (i.e. recruiter, compensation analyst, pensions and benefits administrator, occupational health and safety officer or HRIS specialist).

Co-operative Education Option

Enhance your education with real-life, relevant work experience! During the third semester (fall only), students who meet the requirements will have the opportunity to apply for admission to the co-op option. Acceptance to the co-op option provides you with the opportunity to secure a paid work-term between academic semesters. As a student, you have a shared responsibility for securing employment opportunities.

Co-op Model - Fall Start
  Fall Winter Summer
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
Year 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Work Term
Year 3 Semester 5 Semester 6  

Co-op Model - Winter Start
  Winter Summer Fall
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Year 2 Semester 4 Work Term Semester 5
Year 3 Semester 6    

Professional Certification

The courses in this program may be credited by the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) towards the Certified Professional or Certified Specialist designations (IPMA – CP or IPMA – CS).

This program may be credited by the Human Resources Professional Association(HRPA) towards the Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP).

Transfer Pathways

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at the following post-secondary institution(s):

Toronto

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Ryerson University• Bachelor of Commerce, Business Management – Direct Entry
• Bachelor of Commerce, Business Technology Management – Degree Completion
Seneca College• Bachelor of Commerce, Human Resources Strategy and Technology
• Bachelor of Commerce, Business Management
• Bachelor of Commerce, International Business Management
• Bachelor of Commerce, International Accounting and Finance
• Bachelor of Commerce, Financial Services Management
Tyndale University College• Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration, Business Administration – Co-op, Business Administration – Health & Human Services, Business Administration – International Development)
York University• Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS)

Ontario

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Algoma University• Bachelor of Business Administration (Brampton)
Carleton University• Any Relevant Major
Lakehead University• Bachelor of Administration or Honours Bachelor of Commerce
Laurentian University• Honours Bachelor of Commerce
Nipissing University• Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce
University of Ontario Institute of Technology• Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) (Honours) – Direct Entry
University of Ottawa• Bachelor of Commerce
Wilfrid Laurier University• Honours Bachelor of Arts
• Honours Bachelor of Business Technology Management
University of Windsor• Bachelor of Commerce – Honours Business Administration

Canada

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Athabasca University• Bachelor of Management or Bachelor of Commerce
• Bachelor of Professional Arts in Communication Studies
• Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations
Royal Roads University• Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management or Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business

U.S.

University/CollegeDegrees Available
University at Buffalo• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
D'Youville College• BSc - Accounting or Management
Davenport University• BBA – Management or Human Resource Management

International

University/CollegeDegrees Available
Birmingham City University• BA (Hons) Business Administration (Top-up)
• BA (Hons) Business and Human Resources Management
Griffith University• Bachelor of Business

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Studies at Seneca
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
CSS300 Customer Service Solutions
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
HRA701 Introduction to Human Resources Management
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II
 
Semester 3
HRA734 Introduction to Management Accounting
HRA742 Organizational Behavior
HRA848 Training Techniques and Practices
HRA855 The Legal Environment
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
BUS401 Economics for Human Resources
HRA722 Personal Research Techniques and H.R.I.S.
HRA782 Recruitment and Selection Techniques
HRA831 Design and Administration of Compensation Plans
HRA843 Occupational Health and Safety
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
GCN500 Global Consulting and Negotiation
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits
HRA845 Industrial Relations
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP300 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
MAN600 Developing Business Plans
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Professional Options
ENV500 Environmentalism and Commerce
EQQ501 Emotional Intelligence and the Workplace
IBM600 International Business Management
MGS521 Business Ethics and Values
MGS522 Negotiation Strategies for Business
MGS523 Introduction to Electronic Commerce
MRK525 Business to Business Marketing
OPM510 Total Quality Management

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Studies at Seneca
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
CSS300 Customer Service Solutions
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
HRA701 Introduction to Human Resources Management
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II
 
Semester 3
HRA734 Introduction to Management Accounting
HRA742 Organizational Behavior
HRA848 Training Techniques and Practices
HRA855 The Legal Environment
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
BUS401 Economics for Human Resources
HRA722 Personal Research Techniques and H.R.I.S.
HRA782 Recruitment and Selection Techniques
HRA831 Design and Administration of Compensation Plans
HRA843 Occupational Health and Safety
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
GCN500 Global Consulting and Negotiation
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits
HRA845 Industrial Relations
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP300 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
MAN600 Developing Business Plans
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Professional Options
ENV500 Environmentalism and Commerce
EQQ501 Emotional Intelligence and the Workplace
IBM600 International Business Management
MGS521 Business Ethics and Values
MGS522 Negotiation Strategies for Business
MGS523 Introduction to Electronic Commerce
MRK525 Business to Business Marketing
OPM510 Total Quality Management

2014/2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

Semester 1
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
MRK213 Foundations of Strategic Marketing and Planning
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills
plus: General Education Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
HRA701 Introduction to Human Resources Management
HRA734 Introduction to Management Accounting
HRA855 The Legal Environment
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business
 
Semester 4
HRA722 Personnel Research Techniques and H.R.I.S.
HRA782 Recruitment and Selection Techniques
HRA843 Occupational Health and Safety
QNM222 or
QNM223
Business Statistics or
Business Statistics Using Excel
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CTW100 Co-op Work-Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5
BUS401 Economics for Human Resources
HRA742 Organizational Behavior
HRA831 Design and Administration of Compensation Plans
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits
HRA848 Training Techniques and Practices
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP300 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
HRA845 Industrial Relations
MAN600 Developing Business Plans
plus: Professional Option Course
 
Professional Options
ENV500 Environmentalism and Commerce
EQQ501 Emotional Intelligence and the Workplace
IBM600 International Business Management
MGS521 Business Ethics and Values
MGS522 Negotiation Strategies for Business
MGS523 Introduction to Electronic Commerce
MRK525 Business to Business Marketing
OPM510 Total Quality Management

Winter & Summer 2015

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAM101 Introduction to Business Administration 3
EAC150 College English 3
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies 2
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing 3
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance 4
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
ACC106 Accounting I 4
MRK213 Foundations of Strategic Marketing and Planning 3
PPS100 Professional Presentation Skills 3
SMS202 Microcomputer Business Applications II 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace 3
HRA701 Introduction to Human Resources Management 3
HRA734 Introduction to Management Accounting 4
HRA855 The Legal Environment 3
SMS310 Data Analysis Tools for Business 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
HRA722 Personnel Research Techniques and H.R.I.S. 4
HRA782 Recruitment and Selection Techniques 4
HRA843 Occupational Health and Safety 4
QNM222 or
QNM223
Business Statistics or
Business Statistics Using Excel
4
3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
CPP100 Co-op Professional Theory (co-op option only) 1
 
Co-op Work Term
CTW100 Co-op Work-Term (co-op option only)
 
Semester 5 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BUS401 Economics for Human Resources 3
HRA742 Organizational Behavior 3
HRA831 Design and Administration of Compensation Plans 3
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits 4
HRA848 Training Techniques and Practices 3
XXXXXX General Education Option 3
CPP200 Co-op Professional Practice (co-op option only) 1
 
Semester 6 Course Name Hrs/Wk
APP300 Payroll Compliance Legislation 3
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning 1
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development 4
HRA845 Industrial Relations 3
MAN600 Developing Business Plans 3
XXXXXX Professional Option 4
 
Professional Options Hrs/Wk
ENV500 Environmentalism and Commerce 3
EQQ501 Emotional Intelligence and the Workplace 3
IBM600 International Business Management 3
MGS521 Business Ethics and Values 3
MGS522 Negotiation Strategies for Business 4
MGS523 Introduction to Electronic Commerce 4
MRK525 Business to Business Marketing 3
OPM510 Total Quality Management 4

Contact Us

www.senecacollege.ca/chr
Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Cindy Cyrus
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22806
Cindy.Cyrus@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Ida Yee
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22405
Ida.Yee@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor: Randy Ramnanan
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22460
Randy.Ramnanan@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Elaine Nethery
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26233
Elaine.Nethery@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Alfonsina Chang
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26094
Alfonsina.Chang@senecacollege.ca
Co-op Coordinator: Drew Atamanuk
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22228
Drew.Atamanuk@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Miguel Lameiro
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22737
Miguel.Lameiro@senecacollege.ca
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Ursula, Seneca student

Ursula, a Seneca College Business Administration - Human Resources student talks about her program, professors and the ability to transfer to degree programs. Video