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Human Resource Management at USD

More Involved

Human resource professionals are more involved in decision-making at higher levels.

Each of our majors begins with the freshman/sophomore (First/Second Year) curriculum. During the first two years of a four-year program, you will complete the learning requirements of the university and the prerequisites for admission to the business majors.

The Pre-Major Business Core must be completed before full admission to the School of Business major is granted.


Human Resource Management: Bachelor of Business Administration

With this degree you can leverage human capital to create vibrant, attractive workplaces that have what it takes to beat the competition.

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Undergraduate Certificates

Four-Year Program Guides

All business students must meet the university general education requirements, Beacom School of Business degree requirements, as well as the requirements of the business major.

The Classroom & Beyond

  • The cover of The South Dakotan Business 2019 magazine.

    The South Dakotan Business strives to inform readers of business trends, school initiatives, student activities and alumni updates.

  • SHRM

    The Society for Human Resource Management‚Äč (SHRM) is a unique worldwide organization with both student and professional membership, allowing you to meet and work with professionals in human resources. Joining SHRM entitles you to monthly human resource publications, leadership opportunities, career development assistance and fun social times.

  • Damian Lonsdale

    Damian Lonsdale teaches organizational behavior, leadership courses and HR courses. His research interests focus on academic dishonesty, supervisor-provided feedback and positive leadership.

After Graduation

Graduates of the Beacom School of Business have been putting their human resource management skills to work in some of the nation's top companies and organizations.

Potential Careers Recent Employers
HR Assistant Woodhouse Auto Family
QC Tech Sapa Extrusions
HR Payroll Polaris
HR Specialist Army National Guard
HR Advisor Ebay at Apex

Success Stories

Never underestimate the variety of amazing opportunities that our university provides. Allison Buss, 2015 Graduate