The human resource management (HRM) option provides you with comprehensive knowledge of how to manage individuals and teams for organizational success. From recruiting and selecting employees, to compensating, training and retaining them, you will learn how to ensure that both human effectiveness and well-being are maximized.

The Honours BCom (option in Human Resource Management) is available in CO-OP and French immersion.

New Dual Options or Minors  

A few examples of options and minor combinations you can pursue in your degree: 

Dual Options 

  • Human Resource Management + Marketing 
  • Human Resource Management + Management 

Business Option and Minor 

  • Human Resource Management + minor in Psychology 
  • Human Resource Management + minor in Sociology 
  • Human Resource Management + minor in Indigenous Studies 
  • Human Resource Management + minor in Public Administration 

Sample Courses

Staffing Organizations, Industrial Relations, Compensation Administration, International Training and Development for Sustainability, Occupational Health and Safety, Strategic Human Resource Planning

Experiential Learning

The Telfer Human Resources Association is a student-run club whose mission includes increasing awareness of the human resources (HR) field, holding speaker events on timely HR topics which establish relationships between the student body and the HR business community, and generating further opportunities through fundraising, scholarships, and other networking events.

Professional Designations

Human Resource Management students can choose specific courses to fulfil the academic requirements of the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.  

Career Examples

Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Consultant, Employment Equity Officer, Labour Relations Advisor, Compensation/Wage Analyst, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Headhunter, Grievance Officer, Union Negotiator, Instructional Designer, Career Development Specialist, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist