Human Resource Development
The Human Resource Development (HRDV) curriculum focuses on the skills and knowledge necessary for interacting with people in various work settings. The courses in the program draw on theory from the social and behavioral sciences as well as organizational leadership. HRDV courses are designed to help students understand and address issues confronting both individuals and organizations. Coursework focuses on workplace topics such as human relations and communication, training and development, staffing skills and strategies, and leadership within the workplace.
What can I do with an Education in Human Resource Development?
While this background is ideal for anyone pursuing a career in human resources, the skills you will acquire through this program are valuable in any professional field.
Some Possible Careers and Employers
|Compensation and Benefits Specialist||Law Firms|
|Employee Relations Representation||Staffing Agencies|
|E-Learning Specialist||Government Agencies|
|HR Generalist||Financial Institutions|
|HR Strategy Advisor||Educational Institutions|
|Instructional Designer||Consulting Firms|
|Labor Relations||Manufacturing Firms|
|Occupational Analyst||Sports Commissions|
|Policy Development||Hotels and Restaurants|
|Recruiting and Job Placement Specialist||Business Training Facilities|
|Training and Development Specialist||Community Agencies|
How to Declare HRDV?
HRDV as a Concentration-Students interested in pursuing a degree in University Studies with an area of concentration in HRDV must complete all of the degree requirements for the chosen degree. You must complete a minimum of 18 hours from the list of HRDV courses. Please see your academic advisor for more information.
HRDV as a Minor- A minor is an optional academic program that a student may pursue, while a currently enrolled undergraduate student. Students may seek a minor in HRDV by taking 18 hours HRDV courses approved by the HRDV Advisor.
The required courses for HRDV minor are HRDV: 2301, 3301, and 3303. The remaining 9 hours can be selected from any HRDV classes. Please see the HRDV Advisor Jenni Kisby for more information.
Please contact the University Studies Advising Team for more information about completing an area in Human Resources Development.