Human Resource Development (HRDV)
2000 Level Courses
2301. Introduction to Human Resource Development (3). Online course focusing on the foundations of human resource development, including the history of human resource development, recruitment, training and development, and compensation and benefits.
3000 Level Courses
3301. Human Relations in Human Resource Development (3). Online course that explores topics related to working with people in the organization, including communication, issues of concept and self-reliance, small group dynamics, and attitudes in the workplace.
3303. Introduction to Research in Human Resource Development (3). Online course that explores the common data collection and analysis techniques utilized in the workplace. Includes sampling, survey design, measurement, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and the use of research findings to inform organizational decision-making and change.
3305. Staffing Strategies in Human Resource Development (3). Online course that focuses on the process of staffing organizations. Includes analysis of the external job market, talent acquisition, resume analysis, interviewing techniques, background and reference checks, the hiring process, and integration of new employees into the organization.
3307. Employment Law in Human Resource Development (3). Online course that explores contemporary issues in employment law and the major legal facts and concepts used in human resource development. Includes federal laws (OSHA, ADA, FMLA, etc.) that employers deal with regularly.
3308. Employee and Labor Relations (3). Online course focusing on the complexities of labor and employee relations. Topics include organizational culture, employment counseling issues, negotiation, dispute resolution, and employee motivation and retention.
3309. Role of Human Resource Development in Adult Learning (3). Online course that focuses on the relationship between human resource development and the adult learning process. Addresses adult learning models and preferences as they relate to human resource development context.
3310. Training and Development in Human Resource Development (3). Online course that addresses key training and development topics, including conducting training needs assessments, developing training to meet employee/employer needs, and adult learning theories and methods.
4000 Level Courses
4000. Independent Study (V1-12). Designed to acquaint students with current research, theory, policies, perspectives, and/or practices in human resource development. May be repeated for credit.