Department Information

Chair:
Kathleen Burke
Old Main, Room 136
Phone: 607-753-4109
Fax: 607-753-5983
Email:
economics.department
@cortland.edu

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Program Details

Business Economics: Concentration in Human Resource Management [BUSE/HRM] (Major)

The increased realization of the importance and diversity of the employees of an organization is captured in the concentration in human resource management. For more information about this program, contact the Economics Department.

Career Potential

  • Affirmative action officer
  • Compensation analyst
  • Benefits administrator
  • Human resource manager

A. Required Core in Economics: 21 credit hours

Note: A minimum grade of C in the foundational classes (ECO 105, ECO 110 and ECO 111) is required for all economics and business economics majors before taking upper-level courses that require any of these foundational classes as prerequisites.

  • ECO 105 - Political Economy and Social Thought (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 110 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 111 - Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 221 - Economic Statistics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 301 - Economics of the Firm (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 352 - Finance (3 cr. hr.)
Select:
  • ECO 222 - Mathematical Economics (3 cr. hr.) or
    Calculus sequence:
  • MAT 121 - Calculus A (3 cr. hr.) and
  • MAT 122 - Calculus B (3 cr. hr.)
B. Required Core in Management: 18 credit hours
  • CAP 100 - Introduction to Computer Applications (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 250 - Principles of Management (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 253 - Principles of Marketing (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 254 - Principles of Accounting I (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 423 - Computer Applications in Economics and Management (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 454 - Strategic Management (3 cr. hr.)
C. Additional Courses: 12 credit hours

Required

  • MGT 385 - Human Resource Management (3 cr. hr.)
Select nine credit hours from the following:
  • ECO 325 - Political Economy of Women (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 326 - Political Economy of Race and Class (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 354 - Leadership and Ethics in Business (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 383 - Labor Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 401 - Co-op Education/Internship in Economics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 421 - Econometrics (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 482 - Labor Market Analysis (3 cr. hr.)
Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120