Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development prepares people for many professional careers associated with the broad fields of corporate education. The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development and the Bachelor of Science in Technology Management are designed to encourage students to achieve a bachelor’s degree and to enter the profession in their area of specialty. The programs prepare graduates to assume responsibility for enhancing technology, developing workplace competence and strengthening student achievement in their career paths.

EHRD 101 Learning Community of Leadership Development in Human Resource Development and Technology Management

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Exploration of leadership identity, reflection on lessons learned during the first year of college.

EHRD 203 Foundations of Human Resource Development

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Overview of the discipline and field of human resource development; focus on how individuals and groups learn and interact with organizations including motivation, group dynamics, systems theory, organizational culture, learning and change.
Prerequisite: Sophomore classification.

EHRD 210 Legal and Ethical Environment of Human Resource Development

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Development of knowledge towards legal and ethical work environment in a corporate and educational setting in human resource development.
Prerequisite: Sophomore classification.

EHRD 285 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 12. 0 to 12 Lecture Hours.

Directed readings or research problems in industrial education.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification; approval or directed studies application.

EHRD 289 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours. 0 to 4 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of industrial educational. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

EHRD 291 Research

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in educational human resource development. May be repeated 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

EHRD 315 Applied Human Resource Development in the Workplace

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Training and development context and synthesis of general industry-standard human resource practices in workplace environments for human resource practitioners.
Prerequisites: EHRD 203 and EHRD 210 with a grade of C or better; junior or senior classification.

EHRD 371 Applied Learning Principles

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

The overarching purpose of the course is to influence adult educators to make more intentional choices toward developmental growth in their work with adult learners; focus on adult learning theories and work strategies; meets writing intensive course requirement.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

EHRD 372 Learning and Development in HRD

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Concepts, knowledge and skills to access, design, develop, deliver and evaluate training programs; foundation of understanding roles of learning, training and development in organizations and systematic and evidence-based approach for designing and managing quality training programs in organizations.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EHRD 203 and EHRD 210; junior or senior classification; or approval of instructor.

EHRD 374 Organizational Development

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Introduction to major theories, concepts, skills and techniques for organization development in business and industry, education and the public sector.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EHRD 203 and EHRD 210; junior or senior classification; or approval of instructor.

EHRD 391 Measurement and Evaluation in Human Resource Development and Technology Management

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Measurement and evaluation techniques in the field of Human Resource Development and Technology Management; emphasis on understanding, calculation and application of basic testing, assessment and interpretation methods.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor; EHRD 203 with a grade of C or better; MATH 141 and MATH 142.

EHRD 405 Principles and Practices of Leadership in Human Resource Development and Technology Management

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Theories and concepts associated with learning in individuals and organizations; overview of leadership theories and learning theories within a context of developing leadership programs.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

EHRD 408 Globalization and Diversity in the Workplace

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Assist learners in the identification and understanding of globalization and diversity issues in learning, work and community; exploration of current issues, theories, trends and policy issues.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

EHRD 413 Conflict Management and Dialogue

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Conflict management principles and practices in the workplace; engagement in meaningful conflict from a training and development perspective.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in EHRD 203 and EHRD 210; junior or senior classification; or approval of instructor.

EHRD 473 Distance Learning Applications

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Application of distance learning principles to educational and training settings via a variety of distance learning modalities.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

EHRD 475 Multimedia Development for Training and Instruction

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Introduction to the development of multimedia as it applies to training and development; examine the application of multimedia principles to educational and training settings for both "face-to-face" and distance applications.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; or approval of instructor; ISYS 209 or approved substitution.

EHRD 477 Project Management in Organizations

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Application of principles of project management in organizations; focus on the development of project proposals, project planning using project management software; management of project personnel and resources.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

EHRD 479 Grants and Contracts

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Identify funding sources that support research and development activities; identify methods of securing funding; study state, national and private funding sources and how to become successful in submitting to each; complete a proposal to a funding agency and a management plan for a funded project.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

EHRD 481 Capstone Seminar in Human Resource Development and Technology Management

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Capstone seminar on significant issues in industry; transition from an academic environment to professional business environment; preparation of an individual professional portfolio; steps in searching and securing an internship position.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; admitted to professional phase; or approval of instructor.

EHRD 484 Professional Internship

Credits 6. 6 Other Hours.

Directed internship in an organization to provide students with a learning experience supervised by professionals in organizational settings appropriate to the student's professional objectives. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: Senior classification and approval of instructor, admitted to professional phase, EHRD 481, EHRD 490.

EHRD 485 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 12. 0 to 12 Other Hours.

Directed readings or research problems in industrial education. Term report required.
Prerequisite: Approval of department head.

EHRD 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours. 1 to 4 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of industrial education. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.

EHRD 490 Research in Human Resource Development/Technology Management

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Investigative techniques currently employed in human resource development (HRD) and technology management (TCM) including the context of HRD/TCM research, planning HRD/TCM research, styles of HRD/TCM research, and strategies for data collection and researching.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; admitted to professional phase; EHRD 391 with a grade of C or better.

EHRD 491 Research

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in human resource development. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.

Alfred, Mary, Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Texas, 1995

Bamberg, Wanda, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Sam Houston State University, 2004

Baumgartner, Lisa, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, The University of Georgia, 2000

Beyerlein, Michael, Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Colorado State University, 1986

Bowen, Daniel, Assistant Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Arkansas, 2013

Dirani, Khalil, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, 2007

Dooley, Larry, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1989

Fowler, Rhonda, Clinical Assistant Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2013

Gundy, Anna, Clinical Professor Emeritus
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1999

Irby, Beverly, Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Univ of Mississippi, 1983

Jones, Robert, Clinical Assistant Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2004

Lechuga, Vicente, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Southern California, 2005

Lincoln, Yvonna, Distinguished Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
MA, University of Illinois, 1970

Madsen, Jean, Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Teachers College, Columbia, New York City, 1987

Mark, Christine, Clinical Assistant Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, The University of Sourthern Mississipps, 2014

Mckenzie, Kathryn, Associate Professor Emeritus
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Texas, 2001

Muller, Robert, Clinical Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Texas, 1989

Musoba, Glenda, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2004

Muyia, Machuma, Clinical Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Arkansas, 2008

Nafukho, Fredrick, Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Louisiana State University and A&M College, 1998

Peck-Parrott, Kelli, Clinical Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
MED, Western Kentucky University, 1994

Ponjuan, Luis, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Michigan, 2005

Sandlin, Judy, Clinical Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1993

Smith, Karen, Clinical Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
EDD, Sam Houston State University, 2000

Stanley, Christine, Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1990

Tolson, Homer, Senior Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
MS, Purdue University, 1964

Torres, Mario, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Pennsylvania State University, 2003

Wang, Jia, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, University of Georgia, 2004

Watson, Nancy, Clinical Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1998

Webb-Hasan, Gwendolyn, Associate Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Illinois State University, 1994

Zarestky, Jill, Clinical Assistant Professor
Educ Admn & Human Resource Dev
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2014