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HRD-575: Instructional Media in Human Resource Development (3 hours)

Development and delivery of mediated instructional materials and computerized instruction in human resource development programs.



HRD-596: Introduction to Human Resource Development (3 hours)

Roles, functions, principles, and theories of employee training, learning, education, development, and performance and their relationships with other disciplines.



HRD-597: Organizational Staffing (3 hours)

Study of the concepts and processes in determining job requirements, identifying sources for and methods of recruiting employees, and the legal and effective methods for selecting the individual with the best fit for the job and organization.



HRD-598: Talent Management (3 hours)

Study of the concepts and processes in the performance management of the employees in an organization. Includes a study of the laws and regulations related to compensating and rewarding employees.



HRD-630: Employee and Labor Relations (3 hours)

Study of the concepts and processes for the fair, ethical and legal treatment of employees in an organization and in their jobs. Includes the study of employee and employer relations in grievances, union activities and collective bargaining.



HRD-706: Personnel Development in Business and Industry (3 hours)

Techniques for improving employee learning and performance from analysis and selection through relationships and rewards.



HRD-710: Seminar in Human Resource Development (1-3 hour)

Study of a particular topic, problem, or issue in human resource development. Includes class work, readings, and research with emphasis on current issues. May be repeated if subject matter is different for a maximum of six hours.



HRD-741: HRD Strategies for Quality Improvement (3 hours)

The role of human resource development in the implementation of quality improvement programs in business and industry with an emphasis on team building.



HRD-745: Designing HRD Interventions (3 hours)

In-depth study of the functional processes used for planning, designing, developing, and implementing effective HRD interventions; and the examination of common OD, T&D, and CD interventions used to solve problems in organizations. Prerequisite: HRD 596 Introduction to Human Resource Development or permission of instructor.



HRD-775: Instructional Technology (3 hours)

Development and use of instructional technology, media, computers, and the internet in teaching and facilitating human resource development programs. Emphasis on use of video and web based instruction.



HRD-780: Globalization of Human Resource Development (3 hours)

A global perspective of human resource development programs and practices in other countries and cultures.



HRD-785: Video Lesson Development (3 hours)

Lesson planning and use of a storyboard. Creation of an effective lesson using contemporary video technology, computer editing, and sound tracks, and transfer of video presentations to electronic storage devices such as CD-ROM, DVD, or video cassette.



HRD-790: Occupational Analysis (3 hours)

Evolution and meaning of the analysis technique and its application to human resource development. The use of analysis in relating components of an occupation to course and program development.



HRD-793: Evaluation in Human Resource Development (3 hours)

Evaluation of individual learning and performance and human resource development interventions for the improvement of training and development programs, and individual and organizational performance.



HRD-799: International Workplace and Workforce Issues (3 hours)

A comparative analysis of the workplace and workforce of other countries with the United States. Emphasizes strategies that maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.



HRD-804: Leadership Techniques and Procedures (3 hours)

Supervisory and leadership procedures used by experienced supervisors in business and industry, including current practices and innovative techniques.



HRD-805: Special Problems (____) (1-3 hour)

Investigation of a specific topic or problem in human resource development. Prerequisite: Permission of advisor. May be repeated if subject matter is different with a maximum of six hours to be applied towards a degree program. May be taken as graded or pass-fail.



HRD-815: Current Issues in HRD (3 hours)

Readings, research, case studies, discussion, and study of current topics and issues in human resource development.



HRD-850: Graduate Study in Human Resource Development (1 hour)

Development of career plans and goals that insure consistency in the courses, projects, reports, and research topics within the HRD master degree. Introduces the style and format for written and oral reports and research studies. Prerequisite: Admission to the HRD Master Degree.



HRD-851: Career Planning in Human Resource Development (1 hour)

Development of a career plan and a print and digital portfolio which include major written, oral, and mediated reports and projects with an emphasis on competencies mastered.



HRD-852: Organizational Development and Change (3 hours)

Planned strategic HRD interventions intended to improve the resources and effectiveness of the entire organization. Current theories of organizational development, change, and systems and strategies.



HRD-853: Workforce Development (3 hours)

Innovative methods for developing and preparing employees for change with emphasis on problem solving that improves quality and performance of both the organization and employees.



HRD-854: Consulting for Human Resource Development Professionals (3 hours)

The HRD consulting role in the organization utilizing problem solving and change management processes that improve performance and quality to keep pace with changing world of work.



HRD-856: Diversity in the Workplace (3 hours)

Methods to increase the ability of organizations to work successfully with workplace diversity, and procedures for maximizing the potential of a diverse workforce for the benefits of both the individual and organization.



HRD-857: Ethics, Values and Legal Issues in HRD (3 hours)

Examination of personal, social, and organizational values and culture related to their effects on human resource development ethical principles, standards, and legal issues, with an emphasis on actual workplace situations.



HRD-879: Professional Presentations (3 hours)

Formal and informal presentations for audiences in various industrial and organizational settings. Needs assessment, effective presentation techniques, and audience interaction and engagement.



HRD-883: Internship in Human Resource Development (3 hours)

A supervised internship that incorporates what a student learned in the classroom with practices in developing individual and/or organizational learning and performance improvement interventions. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Graded on a pass-fail basis.



HRD-890: Research and Thesis (3-6 hours)

Development of a thesis under Option I. Prerequisite: Methods of Research and permission of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six hours. May be taken as graded or pass-fail.



HRD-891: Methods of Research (3 hours)

Methods and techniques of research, interpretation, evaluation, and use of research. Emphasizes analysis of problems, development of a research plan and completing a literature review.



HRD-899: Planning and Implementing a Human Resource Development Program (3 hours)

Policies and procedures, knowledge and skills to establish, expand, or update a human resource development program. Emphasizes strategic planning, and administrative staffing, program and facilities planning, budgeting, project management, and evaluation. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.



HRD-900: Seminar in HRD (3 hours)

Planning for a research project including the development of a prospectus for a research study with an emphasis on the study design and methodology. May be taken as graded or pass-fail. Prerequisite: Methods of Research and permission of advisor.



HRD-983: Practicum in Human Resource Development (3 hours)

Supervised experience in a job based setting related to the student's area of specialization such as instructional design or technology, teaching and facilitation, or HRD consulting or management. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Graded on a pass-fail basis.



HRD-990: Special Research Problem (3-6 hours)

A research, experimental or field study presented as a formal research project under Option I. Permission of advisor. May be repeated for a maximum of six hours. May be taken as graded or pass-fail.



HRD-991: Special Investigations (____) (1-6 hour)

Investigation of a specific topic or problem in human resource development. Prerequisite: Permission of advisor. May be repeated if subject matter is different with a maximum of six hours to be applied towards an Ed.S. degree program. May be taken as graded or pass-fail.



HRD-992: Special Investigations (___) (3 hours)

Independent study of a specific topic or problem in technology management or human resource development. Emphasis is on practical application. May be repeated if subject matter is different with a maximum of six hours to be applied towards an Ed.S. degree program. May be taken as graded or pass-fail. Prerequisite: Permission of advisor.



HRD-993: Current Problems and Tends in Human Resource Development (3 hours)

Investigation and discussion of current problems and trends in business and industry and organizations that impact human resource development practitioners.


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