BBA Human Resource
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Human Resource Management prepares students to function as HRM professionals within public and private sector organizations, locally and internationally. Students gain insight into cutting edge practices in HR for the 21st century organization and acquire a wide range of skills in core HR competencies such as training and development, industrial relations, strategic human resource management, compensation and human resource management information systems. Specific attention is paid to HR as a key strategy in public sector reform.
Five (5) CSEC (CXC)/GCE O’Level subjects, inclusive of English A and mathematics, Grades 1,2,3* or A,B,C.
*Grade 3 accepted if attained in June 1998 or beyond
Applicants who possess CAPE or A’Level qualiﬁcations may be considered for advanced standing (the award of credits towards your degree programme).
4 Years (FT)
5-6 Years (PT)
|COURSES IN THE MAJOR||CORE CURRICULUM COURSES|
|CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.||CODE||COURSE TITLE||CR.|
|ACCT 126||Fundamentals of Accounting||3||WRIT 117||Fundamentals of Writing||3|
|ACCT 210||Cost and Management Accounting||3||COMM 118||Communication in the Workplace||3|
|BUSI 120||Business Orientation||1||SOC 102||Introduction to the Study of Society||3|
|BUSI 203||Leadership and Ethics||3||MATH 119||Finite Mathematics||3|
|ECON 120||Principles of Microeconomics||3||LIBS 130||Fundamental Research Skills||3|
|ECON 125||Principles of Macroeconomics||3||Students are required to complete fifteen (15) credits taken from the list of courses below|
|ENTP 210||Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship||3||ENVH 102||World Issues in Public Health||1|
|FINC 205||Financial Management||3||ENVH 121||Environmental Issues and Sustainability||3|
|LAWW 310||Business Law||3||HIST 210||History of Trinidad and Tobago||3|
|MGMT 125||Principles of Management||3||ENGL 200||Comparative Literature||3|
|MGMT 205||Management Information Systems||3||PSYC 103||Understanding Human Behaviour and Diversity||1|
|MGMT 210||Introduction to Project Management||3||RELI 205||Comparative Religion||3|
|MGMT 300||Organisational Behaviour||3||SCIE 121||Fundamentals of Natural Sciences||3|
|MKTG 205||Principles of Marketing||3||SCIE 201||Contemporary Issues in Science||1|
|STAT 120||Fundamentals of Statistics||3||SPAN 100||Introduction to Spanish||3|
|Total Credits in the Major Area of Study||43||ARTS 120||Survey of Art History||1|
|SPECIALIZATION COURSES||CLTR 120||Introduction to the Culture of Trinidad and Tobago||1|
|HURM 310||Human Resource Management||3||MUSC 120||Introduction to the Study of Music||1|
|HURM 315||HRM for the Public Sector||3||Total Core Curriculum Courses||30|
|HURM 320||Employee Development and Training||3||SUPPORT COURSE|
|HURM 325||Compensation Management||3||LAWW 320||Employment Law||3|
|HURM 333||Human Resource Information Systems||1||Total Support Course Credits||3|
|HURM 334||Employee Assistance Programme||1||FREE ELECTIVE COURSES|
|HURM 400||Organization Design and Transformation||3||Choose any three (3) credits course from the College|
|HURM 410||Critical Issues in HRM||3||Total Credits from Elective Course||3|
|HURM 420||Human Resource Planning||3|
|HURM 430||Industrial Relations||3|
|HURM 450||Integrated Strategic HRM||3|
|Total Credits in HRM Specialization||29|
|COURSES IN MINOR AREA OF STUDY|
|ENTP 220||Caribbean Business Environments||3|
|ENTP 310||Managing Family Enterprise||3|
|ENTP 377||Cases in Entrepreneurship||2|
|ENTP 410||Social Entrepreneurship||3|
|MKTG 212||Advertising for the Entrepreneur||3|
|Total Credits in Entrepreneurship Minor||14|
The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.
Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.
All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.
The College accepts the following methods of payment:
Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt
Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.
The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.
Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)
The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:
Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be awarded the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Human Resource Management, students must successfully complete 122 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:
|Required courses in the major area of study||43 credits|
|Required courses in HRM specialization||29 credits|
|Total Courses in Major Area of Study||75 credits|
|Entrepreneurship minor requirements||14 credits|
|Support courses||3 credits|
|Elective courses||3 credits|
|Core curriculum courses||30 credits|
|Total Credits Required for Graduation||122 credits|
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