Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours = 120

Objectives

Human Resource Development (HRD) is a process for developing and unleashing human expertise through organization development and personnel training and development for the purpose of improving performance. Careers in this field are available in business, nonprofit, educational, and governmental settings. The HRD program provides students the opportunity to combine study and related experiences to develop, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate knowledge of the purposes, practices, issues, and problems of work and community education. Students also have the opportunity to learn how to design, deliver, and evaluate effective training and development programs.

Requirements

Requirements for the Human Resource Development degree include:

A. A minimum of 120 semester credit hours for the Bachelor of Science degree

B. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)

C. Departmental Core Curriculum (16 hrs)

TECH 4301: Supervision

TECH 4310: Total Quality Management

TECH 4320: Job Analysis

HRD 3333: Human Relations

or MANA 3311: Managing People in Organizations

TECH 4372: Capstone Experience

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

D. A minimum of 39 semester hours in the major.

E. A minimum of six hours of business courses.

F. Approved upper and lower-division electives (15 hrs.)

G. A minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in upper-division courses in HRD and Technology. No grade below a "C" in the major will be accepted toward the degree.

H. A minimum or 45 hours must be completed at the upper-division.

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum

Freshman Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

ENGL 1301: Grammar and Composition I

3

Social and Behavioral Science requirement

3

Lab Science

4

TECH 1301: Technology and Society

3

POLS 2305: Intro. American Gov.

3

Total Hours:

16

Second Semester

Credit Hours

ENGL 1302: Grammar and Composition II

3

HIST 1301: United States History I

3

Humanities

3

MATH 1314: College Algebra

3

Elective

3

Total Hours

15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

HIST 1302: United States History II

3

TECH 2330: Infor. Commun. and Technology

3

Lab Science

4

ACCT 2301: Principles of Financial Acctg.

3

Elective

3

Total Hours

16

Second Semester

Credit Hours

POLS 2306: Intro. Texas Politics

3

MATH 1342: Statistics

3

ENGL 2323: English Literature

3

TECH 2323: Intro to Computer Apps.

3

MANA1300: Intro to Business

3

Total Hours:

15

Junior Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

Visual & Perform. Arts elective

3

TECH 4310: Total Quality Management

3

HRD 3306: Teambuilding

3

HRD 3301: Intro to HRD

3

Elective

3

Total Hours:

15

Second Semester

Credit Hours

TECH 4320: Job Analysis Techniques

3

TECH 4301: Supervision

3

HRD 3312: Training and Development

3

BLAW 4340: Business and Professional Ethics

3

Elective

3

Total Hours:

15

Senior Year

First Semester

Credit Hours

HRD 3333: Human Relations

3

HRD 3342: Career Development

3

HRD 4321: Intro. to Distance Learning

3

MANA 3320: Human Resource Management

3

Upper Level Elective

3

Total Hours:

15

Second Semester

Credit Hours

HRD 4331: Workforce Development

3

HRD 4323: Developing Web-based Instruction

3

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

1

TECH 4372:Capstone Experience

3

Upper-division elective

3

Total Hours:

13