X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.)

Human Resources (HR)

Department of Management, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

The Minor in Human Resources focuses on developing the broad set of knowledge and skills expected of human resources professionals. The courses are unique, varied and relevant to students who are interested in pursuing careers in business, management, psychology, industrial relations, law or other related fields.

In addition to the general overview, students develop the following nine competency areas:

  • Human Resource Management

  • Organizational Behaviour

  • Finance and Accounting

  • Human Resources Planning

  • Occupational Health and Safety

  • Training and Development

  • Labour Relations

  • Recruitment and Selection

  • Compensation

The courses in the Minor in HR satisfy the course requirements for the Certified Human Resources Leader (“CHRL”) designation.

Minor (Honours Program)

A minimum of 5.00 credits is required, including:
ACCT*1220 [0.50] Introductory Financial Accounting
ACCT*2230 [0.50] Management Accounting
HROB*2090 [0.50] Individuals and Groups in Organizations
HROB*2200 [0.50] Labour Relations
HROB*2290 [0.50] Human Resources Management
HROB*3010 [0.50] Compensation Systems
HROB*3030 [0.50] Occupational Health and Safety
HROB*3070 [0.50] Recruitment and Selection
HROB*3090 [0.50] Training and Development
HROB*4060 [0.50] Human Resource Planning
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1