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:

  1. A minimum of 120 semester credit hours for the Bachelor of Science degree
  2. University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)
  3. Field of Study (24 hrs.)

    MANA 1300: Introduction to Business
    ACCT 3300: Survey in Accounting (or ACCT 2301 and ACCT 2302)
    TECH 2323: Introduction to Computer Applications
    TECH 2330: Technology and Communications
    4 Electives

  4. Departmental Core Curriculum (16 hrs.)

    *HRD 3333: Human Relations
    or MANA 3311: Managing People in Organizations
    TECH 4301: Supervision
    TECH 3310: Total Quality Management
    TECH 4320: Job Analysis and Design
    TECH 4372: Capstone Experience
    TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

  5. Upper-Division Major (27 hrs.)

    HRD 3306: Team Building
    HRD 3301: Introduction to HRD and Performance Management Systems
    BLAW 4340: Business and Professional Ethics
    MANA 4325: Compensation Administration
    HRD 3312: Training, Selection and Recruiting
    HRD 3342: Career Development and Human Resource Planning
    MANA 4335: Labor Relations
    *HRD 4331: Workforce and Organizational Development
    MANA 3320: Human Resource Management

  6. Minor in Business Administration (9 hrs.)

    FINA 3315: Personal Finance
    MARK 3311: Principles of Marketing
    MANA 3305 or MANA 3330 or TECH 3355

    *Denotes course applied to minor

  7. 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 degree.

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum Human Resource Development

Freshman Year

First Semester (16 hrs.)

ENGL 1301: Grammar and Composition I

Social and Behavioral Science requirement

Lab Science

POLS 2305: Introductory American Government

Elective

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

ENGL 1302: Grammar and Composition II

HIST 1301: United States History I

SPCM 1315: Fundamentals of Speech Communication

MATH 1342: Statistics

Elective

Sophomore Year

First Semester (16 hrs.)

HIST 1302: United States History II

TECH 2330: Information Technology and Communications

Lab Science

ACCT 3300: Survey of Accounting

Elective

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

POLS 2306: Introductory Texas Politics

MATH 1343: Statistics II

ENGL 2323: English Literature

TECH 2323: Introduction to Computer Applications

MANA 1300: Introduction to Business

Junior Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

Visual & Perform. Arts elective

TECH 3310: Total Quality Management

HRD 3312: Training, Selection and Recruiting

HRD 3301: Intro. to HRD and Performance Management Systems

Elective

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

TECH 4320: Job Analysis and Design

TECH 4301: Supervision

HRD 3306: Teambuilding

BLAW 4340: Business and Professional Ethics

MARK 3311: Principles of Marketing

Senior Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

HRD 4331: Workforce and Organizational Development

HRD 3342: Career Development

MANA 4325: Compensation Administration

MANA 3320: Human Resource Management

FINA 3315: Personal Finance

Second Semester (13 hrs.)

HRD 3333: Human Relations

or MANA 3311: Managing People in Organizations

MANA 4335: Labor Relations

TECH 4173: Electronic Portfolio

TECH 4372:Capstone Experience

MANA 3305: Operations Management

or MANA 3330: Management Information Systems

or TECH 3355: Supply Chain Management