Program of Study
Foundations (4 courses)
HRD 500 Introduction to Human Resources Development
HRD 501 Organizational Theory and Behavior
HRD 502 Introduction to Human Resources Management
RSM 540 Applied Research in HRD
Theories & Practices (5 courses)
HRD 520 Organizational Change and Development
HRD 543 Applied Business Ethics
EDU 513 Instructional Systems Design
CED 504 Lifestyle, Career Development and Decision Making
SOC 508 Culture and Diversity
Electives (Cohort chooses 3 courses)
HRD 530 Strategic Planning
HRD 531 Marketing
HRD 532 Legal Environment in the Workplace
HRD 533 Workplace Wellness
HRD 534 Conflict Resolution & Management
HRD 535 Morale, Attitudes & Motivation
HRD 536 Information Systems in Human Resources
HRD 537 Organizational Climate and Culture
HRD 538 Performance Management
HRD 539 Leadership and Executive Development
HRD 540 Job Analysis and Evaluation
HRD 541 Selection & Recruitment
HRD 542 Compensation and Benefits Design
HRD 566 Special Topics in HRD
CED 508 Group Dynamics
CED 510 Consultation and Interpersonal Skills
EDU 530 Adult Learning and Development
SED 510 Introduction to Agency Management
SED 515 Issues in Human Service Management
Capstone Experiences (2)
HRD 550 Portfolio in Human Resources Development
HRD 595 Practicum in Human Resources Development
Upon completion of the approved program of study in HRD the student will be able to:
* Understand the theoretical foundations and their related practices in the core areas of career development, training, and organizational development.
* Identify, evaluate, and summarize relevant data to assist organizations and individual employees.
* Use various assessment techniques to inform decisions about individuals and organizations.
* Understand the concepts of organizational behavior and culture as well as the unique features of various organizations in order to provide interventions appropriate to an organizations strategic plan.
* Act as a change agent to assist individuals and organizations through the use of relevant interpersonal skills such as coaching, feedback, and negotiation.
* Recognize the constraints imposed by the legal, organizational, cultural, and social environments.