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Business Administration - Human Resources

Business Administration - Human Resources

Program Code:BHR
Campus:Newnham
Duration:6 Semesters (3 Years)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Work-Integrated Learning:Optional Co-op

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).

Work-Integrated Learning - Optional

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters. In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Work-Integrated Learning 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  
Work-Integrated Learning 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 Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

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.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 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
plus: General Education Course
 
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
WTP100 Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
BHR331 Business Administration - Human Resources, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 5
GCN500 Global Consulting and Negotiation
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits
HRA845 Industrial Relations
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP600 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
CSR600 Corporate Social Responsibility
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
IBM600 International Business Management
plus: General Education Course

2016/2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

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 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CWT100 or
BHR331
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Business Administration - Human Resources, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 5
GCN500 Global Consulting and Negotiation
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits
HRA845 Industrial Relations
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
CPP200 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP600 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
CSR600 Corporate Social Responsibility
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
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 2017

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
plus: General Education Course
 
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 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CWT100 or
BHR331
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Business Administration - Human Resources, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 5
GCN500 Global Consulting and Negotiation
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits
HRA845 Industrial Relations
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
CPP200 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP600 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
CSR600 Corporate Social Responsibility
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
IBM600 International Business Management
plus: General Education Course

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 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CWT100 or
BHR331
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Business Administration - Human Resources, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 5
GCN500 Global Consulting and Negotiation
HRA840 Pensions and Benefits
HRA845 Industrial Relations
QNM223 Business Statistics Using Excel
CPP200 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP600 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
CSR600 Corporate Social Responsibility
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
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 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CWT100 or
BHR331
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Business Administration - Human Resources, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning 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 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 6
APP600 Payroll Compliance Legislation
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development
HRA845 Industrial Relations
CSR600 or
MAN600
Developing Business Plans or
Corporate Social Responsibility
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 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
1
1
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CWT100 or
BHR331
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Business Administration - Human Resources, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning 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 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
1
1
 
Semester 6 Course Name Hrs/Wk
APP600 Payroll Compliance Legislation 3
CAP501 Human Resources Administration: Career Planning 1
CSR600 Developing Business Plans 3
HRA822 Human Resources Planning and Development 4
HRA845 Industrial Relations 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: Stacy Chan
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22806
Stacy.Chan@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: International Admissions
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22364
InternationalAdmissions@senecacollege.ca
Registration Advisor: Stephanie Clarke
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22468
Stephanie.Clarke1@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Lisa Ballantyne
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22175
Lisa.Ballantyne@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Alfonsina Chang
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26094
Alfonsina.Chang@senecacollege.ca
Work-Integrated Learning Coordinator: Drew Atamanuk
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22228
Drew.Atamanuk@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Maria Sairoglou
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26718
Maria.Sairoglou@senecacollege.ca
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Ursula, Seneca student

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