Human Resource Development - BS

The curricula for Human Resource Development provides students with the content and course sequence to enter the workforce in either education, business or industry. The program stresses application in real settings as well as strong foundations in knowledge, and has strong field-based components. The following courses have been combined to give students a well-rounded foundation in the roles and responsibilities in education and business settings.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 103
Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition
or Composition and Rhetoric
KINE 120 The Science of Basic Health and Fitness 1
MATH 168 Finite Mathematics 3
POLS 206 American National Government 3
American history 3
Creative arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
MATH 142 Business Calculus 3
POLS 207 State and Local Government 3
American history 3
Life and physical sciences 4
Social and behavioral science 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Second Year
EHRD 203 Foundations of Human Resource Development 3
Language, philosophy and culture 3
Life and physical sciences 4
ACCT 209 Survey of Accounting Principles 3
Elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
COMM 203 Public Speaking 3
MGMT 209 Principles of Business Regulations and Law 3
EHRD 210 Legal and Ethical Environment of Human Resource Development 3
ENGL 210 Technical and Business Writing 3
ISTM 209 Business Information Systems Concepts 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
EHRD 372 Learning and Development in HRD 3
EHRD 315 Applied Human Resource Development in the Workplace 3
EHRD 481 Career Development Seminar 3
EHRD 391 Measurement and Evaluation in Human Resource Development and Technology Management 3
MGMT 309 Survey of Management 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EHRD 374 Organizational Development 3
EHRD 371 Applied Learning Principles 3
FINC 409 Survey of Finance Principles 3
Select one of the following: 3
Interpersonal Communication  
Organizational Communication  
Intercultural Communication  
Elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
EHRD 408 Globalization and Diversity in the Workplace 3
EHRD 413 Conflict Management and Dialogue 3
EHRD 477 Project Management in Organizations 3
EHRD 490 Research in Human Resource Development/Technology Management 2,3 3
MKTG 409 Principles of Marketing 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EHRD 484 Professional Internship 3 6
EHRD 405 Principles and Practices of Leadership in Human Resource Development and Technology Management 4 3
TCMG 402 Instructional Technology and Design 4 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Students must have completed 60 hours to register for 300/400-level courses.

Three hours of International and Cultural Diversity and three hours of cultural discourse are required. Selection must be from courses on the approved list. Selection can be courses that also satisfy the requirement for social and behavioral sciences, creative arts, language, philosophy and culture, or electives.

Foreign Language Requirement - 2 years same foreign language in high school OR 1 full year (2 semesters) of same foreign language in college.