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Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources Strategy and Technology

Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources Strategy and Technology

(Co-op)

Program Code:HST
Campus:Newnham
Duration:8 Semesters (4 Years)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Honours Bachelor of Commerce

Program Description

Seneca's Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources Strategy and Technology program educates and shapes tomorrow's top HR professionals. As a student, you will benefit from small classes, experienced professors, connections to industry, access to leading-edge technology like SAP, co-op placements and opportunities to pursue further designations. Through theory and practical application, you will develop in-depth knowledge and critical skills in HR, technology and business. The general business skills acquired enable you to understand the role of HR in a business context, apply competencies in various areas of HR and use technology to conduct business functions.

As a graduate, you are fully prepared to meet the requirements of Human Resources as a strategic partner in the business world.

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship opportunities are available for candidates with distinguished academic records in their high school careers. A variety of scholarships and bursaries are available to students based on merit and financial needs.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses with a minimum 65% average including:
      • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) - minimum grade of 65%
      • Grade 12 Mathematics: any (U) level Mathematics - minimum grade of 65%
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 21 years or older and has been out of school for a minimum of two years) with the above prerequisite course(s) or their equivalent(s) with a minimum grade of 65%. All previous postsecondary transcripts should be disclosed and may be used in an admission decision.

Fees

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Your Career

In today's competitive environment, there is a high demand for individuals who can manage a company's most important asset: their people. Human resources is taking an increasingly important role as organizations deal with changing demographics, including an increased number of retirements. In light of this, there is an increasing demand for qualified human resources professionals. As a graduate of this program, you will be able to adapt to the changing responsibilities of Human Resources professionals and will work in positions such as HR Administrator, HR Business Partner, HR Specialist, HR Consultant, Recruiter, Trainer or Compensation Analyst. In addition, you will have the required knowledge to pursue several key industry designations including the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation through the Human Resources Professionals Association and the Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate through Microsoft.

Co-operative Education

Enhance your education with real-life, relevant work experience. This degree program offers the advantage of a paid co-op work-term for all students. During the co-op placement, you will have the opportunity to become involved in real-life work experiences where critical thinking, problem-solving and interpersonal skills are used. This work experience will help you to improve your marketability as a professional in the field. The work-term is scheduled over the fall term.

Co-op Model
  Fall Winter Summer
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
OR
Year 1   Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 2 Semester 3 Semester 4 Vacation
Year 3 Semester 5 Semester 6 Semester 7
Year 4 Work Term Semester 8  

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

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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
BAB100 Introduction to Canadian Business
BAB110 Financial Mathematics
BAB120 Computer Applications for Business I
BAB140 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ENG105 or
ENG106
Critical Thinking and Writing or
Writing Strategies
 
Semester 2
BAB220 Computer Application for Business II
BAB231 Introduction to Business Law
BAB235 Introduction to Marketing
BAB240 Management Accounting
ENG205 Applied Communication for Business and Industry
HST430 Organizational Behavior
 
Semester 3
HST300 Introduction to Human Resources
HST310 Business Ethics
HST530 Organizational Staffing
LSP240 Micro Economics - Theory and Practice
LSP320 Interpersonal Communications
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 4
BAB210 Business Statistics
HST420 Computer Applications for Business III
HST610 Pension and Benefits
HST640 Training and Development
LSP400 Presentation Skills
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 5
HST400 Operations Management
HST510 Payroll Compliance Legislation
HST520 Employment Law
HST540 Compensation
HST720 Occupational Health and Safety
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 6
HST330 Business Finance
HST410 Business Decision Making and Problem Solving
HST620 Human Resources Research and Information Systems
HST750 Industrial Relations
LSP700 Applied Research Methodology
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 7
BAB905 Project Management
CPP600 Co-op Professional Practice
HST830 Performance Management
HST850 Human Resource Planning
HST860 Technology Enhanced Learning
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term
 
Semester 8
CPP700 Co-op Integration and Career Planning
HST810 Advanced Issues in Organizational Development
HST840 Multidisciplinary Business Case
HST870 Advanced Applications in HRIS
LSP800 Applied Research Project
 

Note: In accordance with PEQAB requirements, this program has a minimal overall acceptable achievement for progression.

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
BAB100 Introduction to Canadian Business
BAB110 Financial Mathematics
BAB120 Computer Applications for Business I
BAB140 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ENG105 or
ENG106
Critical Thinking and Writing or
Writing Strategies
 
Semester 2
BAB220 Computer Application for Business II
BAB231 Introduction to Business Law
BAB235 Introduction to Marketing
BAB240 Management Accounting
ENG205 Applied Communication for Business and Industry
HST430 Organizational Behavior
 
Semester 3
HST300 Introduction to Human Resources
HST310 Business Ethics
HST530 Organizational Staffing
LSP240 Micro Economics - Theory and Practice
LSP320 Interpersonal Communications
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 4
BAB210 Business Statistics
HST420 Computer Applications for Business III
HST610 Pension and Benefits
HST640 Training and Development
LSP400 Presentation Skills
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 5
HST400 Operations Management
HST510 Payroll Compliance Legislation
HST520 Employment Law
HST540 Compensation
HST720 Occupational Health and Safety
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 6
HST330 Business Finance
HST410 Business Decision Making and Problem Solving
HST620 Human Resources Research and Information Systems
HST750 Industrial Relations
LSP700 Applied Research Methodology
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Semester 7
BAB905 Project Management
CPP600 Co-op Professional Practice
HST830 Performance Management
HST850 Human Resource Planning
HST860 Technology Enhanced Learning
plus: Liberal Studies Course
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term
 
Semester 8
CPP700 Co-op Integration and Career Planning
HST810 Advanced Issues in Organizational Development
HST840 Multidisciplinary Business Case
HST870 Advanced Applications in HRIS
LSP800 Applied Research Project
 

Note: In accordance with PEQAB requirements, this program has a minimal overall acceptable achievement for progression.

2014/2015 Academic Year

Semester 1 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAB100 Introduction to Canadian Business 3
BAB110 Financial Mathematics 3
BAB120 Computer Applications for Business I 3
BAB140 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ENG105 or
ENG106
Critical Thinking and Writing or
Writing Strategies
4
3
 
Semester 2 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAB220 Computer Applications for Business II 3
BAB231 Introduction to Business Law 3
BAB235 Introduction to Marketing 3
BAB240 Management Accounting 3
ENG205 Applied Communication for Business and Industry 4
HST430 Organizational Behaviour 3
 
Semester 3 Course Name Hrs/Wk
HST300 Introduction to Human Resources 3
HST310 Business Ethics 3
HST530 Organizational Staffing 3
LSP240 Micro Economics - Theory and Practice 3
LSP320 Interpersonal Communications 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Semester 4 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAB210 Business Statistics 3
HST420 Computer Applications for Business III 3
HST610 Pensions and Benefits 3
HST640 Training and Development 4
LSP400 Presentation Skills 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Semester 5 Course Name Hrs/Wk
HST400 Operations Management 3
HST510 Payroll Compliance Legislation 3
HST520 Employment Law 3
HST540 Compensation 3
HST720 Occupational Health and Safety 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Semester 6 Course Name Hrs/Wk
HST330 Business Finance 3
HST410 Business Decision Making and Problem Solving 3
HST620 Human Resources Research and Information Systems 3
HST750 Industrial Relations 3
LSP700 Applied Research Methodology 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Semester 7 Course Name Hrs/Wk
BAB905 Project Management 3
CPP600 Co-op Professional Practice 2
HST830 Performance Management 3
HST850 Human Resource Planning 3
HST860 Technology Enhanced Learning 3
XXXXXX Liberal Studies Option 3
 
Co-op Work Term
CWT100 Co-op Work Term
 
Semester 8 Course Name Hrs/Wk
CPP700 Co-op Integration and Career Planning 1
HST810 Advanced Issues in Organizational Development 3
HST840 Multidisciplinary Business Case 3
HST870 Advanced Applications in HRIS 3
LSP800 Applied Research Project 3
 

Note: In accordance with PEQAB requirements, this program has a minimal overall acceptable achievement for progression.

Seneca has been granted a consent by the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities to offer this degree for a five-year term starting January 28, 2014. In conformity with the Minister's criteria and requirements, Seneca will submit an application for the renewal of the consent for this program 12 months prior to the expiration of the consent. Seneca shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

Contact Us

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: Puneet Luthra
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26179
Puneet.Luthra@senecacollege.ca
Co-op Coordinator: Drew Atamanuk
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22228
Drew.Atamanuk@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair (Acting): Mike Sparling
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26975
Mike.Sparling@senecacollege.ca
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