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Brad Brezinski, BSAST

Brad Brezinski, BSAST
"After completing the degree, I was selected for Chief Petty Officer, which is a great honor for an enlisted member of the Navy..."
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Vito DiMicco, MSM

Vito DiMicco, MSM
"Being in the military for 26 years, I was trying to get myself ready for retirement..."
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Vietthi Nguyen, BSAST

Vietthi Nguyen, BSAST
"As a military member, I am busy serving our country, protecting our freedom and serving my family…TESC was the number one pick for me because it offers flexibility..."
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Aaron Bonniwell, BSAST

Aaron Bonniwell, BSAST
"Thomas Edison has helped me achieve my personal goal of completing a degree while I’m in the Navy..."
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Brandon Starnes

Brandon Starnes, BSAST
"I chose Thomas Edison because I think it gives working professionals a chance to get back to class and work toward their degree or their goals..."
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Mandy Starnes

Mandy Starnes, MSN
"My husband is in the Navy and we have to move a lot…Thomas Edison allows me to take my classes with me…it was very convenient for us..."
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Jacob Klemm

Jacob Klemm, BS
"I enjoyed taking classes from home and not in the confines of a conventional setting of having to sit in a classroom…it’s nice to have the flexibility..."
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Jessica Galati

Jessica Galati, BA
"I received my degree completely online…the mentors have been very helpful and the interaction with classmates has been really good..."
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Jeremy Wasson

Jeremy Wasson, BSAST
"Thomas Edison seemed to be the one that work most with my schedule and give me the most amount of credits for what I’ve done in the Navy..."
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Tiffany Wasson

Tiffany Wasson, AAS
"I’ve always wanted to get a college degree, it’s just that when you marry a military man it’s hard because you move around…I’ve had a great experience at Thomas Edison..."
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Tabitha Miller

Tabitha Miller, BSAST
"Thomas Edison was the most military-friendly school we could go to…being able to take online classes and work at your own pace really helped..."
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Bill Benson

Bill Benson, BSAST
"Once I talked with the people here at Thomas Edison, they guided me through the process."
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Jason Didomenico

Jason Didomenico, BA
"I liked the curriculum and I liked that this school is regionally accredited versus nationally."
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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resources Management/Organizational Leadership

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program in Human Resources Management/Organizational Management focuses on employee selection, training, management development, industrial relations, compensation and the dynamics of organizational behavior. All students must complete a capstone requirement, Strategic Management, which integrates content across the degree program and validates the students' knowledge. The degree is a 120-credit program.

Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • College Algebra or Quantitative Analysis
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(6)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Macroeconomics (ECO-105)
(3)
  • Microeconomics (ECO-106)
(3)
  • Statistics (STA-201)
(3)
  • Managerial Communication
(3)
  • Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science or Interdisciplinary
(6)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Other Ethics or Diversity Course
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Professional Business Requirements 54
A. Business Core 27
  • Business Law
(3)
  • Computer Concepts and Applications/Introduction to Computers/CIS
(3)
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Finance
(3)
  • Introduction to Marketing
(3)
  • Business in Society or International Management
(3)
  • Strategic Management
(3)
  • Principles of Management
(3)
B. Area of Study: BSBA in Human Resources/Organizational Management 18
  • Required Subjects
    • Human Resource Management
    • Organizational Behavior (TESC exam)
    • Organizational Theory OR Organizational Development and Change
(9)
  • Electives
    • Advanced Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
    • Advanced Organizational Behavior
    • Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior
    • Advanced Organizational Theory and Analysis
    • Comparative Management Systems
    • Contemporary Labor Issues
    • Dispute Resolution
    • Employee Training
    • Industrial Psychology
    • Industrial Relations OR Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
    • Introduction to Human Resources and Public Policy
    • Labor Law
    • Leadership and Motivation OR Leading the High Performance Organization
    • Manpower Planning and Operation
    • Organizational Communication OR Managerial Communications
    • Organizational Management Directed Research
    • Productivity, Technology and Work
    • Public Relations: Thought & Practice (TESC exam)
    • Public Sector Collective Negotiations
    • Research Methods in Organizations
    • Small Group Leadership OR Leading Teams and Groups OR Work Groups in Organizations
    • Social Problems–Impact on the Workplace
    • Sociology of Work Organizations
    • Wage and Salary Administration
(9)
C. Business Electives 9
III. Free Electives 6
Total 120

Note 1: This list of subjects is offered as a guide. Other subjects may also be considered appropriate for this major area of study.

Note 2: Principles of Supervision is too fundamental to be included in the major area of study.

Note 3: Thomas Edison State College course refers to the College’s own course offering of Guided Study, online or Contract Learning courses.

Note 4: TESC exam refers to the College’s own exam program—TECEP®.

Note 5: Other subjects listed can either be courses transferred from other colleges/universities or credits earned through Prior Learning Assessment (see College Catalog for more information on PLA)

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT ALL BSBA STUDENTS, REGARDLESS OF AREA OF STUDY, INCLUDE A BUSINESS ETHICS SUBJECT AS PART OF THE GENERAL EDUCATION OR FREE ELECTIVES COMPONENT OF THEIR DEGREE.

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