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The human resource development minor includes 21 credit hours of coursework. All courses are offered online. High-speed Internet access is required. To determine availability of a course for a particular semester, refer to the class schedule.
HRD 276 Characteristics of Human Resource Development—3 credits.
An overview of the functions, background, and methodologies used in human resource development (HRD) programs. Topics include the bases of industrial training, education, and development activities in HRD; the roles of human resource developers; and the management of goal-oriented learning experiences.
HRD 369 Developing Occupational and Training Programs—3 credits.
Students receive an introduction to various strategies for job and task analysis which are used to develop a duty/task list. With that analysis, students design a course of instruction in their area of expertise.
HRD 385 Methods and Strategies for Instructional Programs—3 credits.
Instructional procedures and practices in the classroom and laboratory environment. Emphasis placed upon the non-traditional learner in post-secondary setting.
HRD 420 Career Development and Employee Appraisals—3 credits.
An introduction to the knowledge, tools, skills, and practical methodology needed to apply principles of career development. This course is tailored for instructors of adult learners and Human Resource Development Specialists. The class includes career development in the 21st century, understanding and responding to changes in the workplace and family life, career development in cultural contexts, and using standardized tests and inventories in human resource development.
HRD 425 Organizational Development—3 credits.
An introduction to the foundations of organizational development. This course is tailored for instructors of adult learners and human resource development specialists. The class includes the emergence and development of the field of organizational development, the values and ethics underlying organizational development as applied to business practice, and essential skills for the organizational development practitioner.
HRD 480 Industrial Organizational Psychology—3 credits.
An overview of the study of human behavior in industry and organizations. Application of methods and practices of industrial organizational psychology in the workplace.
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Last updated 28 April 2014