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Courses for a Degree in Human Resource Development

In addition to a focus on human resources courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Human Resource Development Courses:

  • Foundations of Human Resource Development
  • Work Knowledge
  • Career Development
  • Writing for Human Resource Professionals
  • Organization Development
  • Managing Human Resource Development PRograms
  • Training and Development
  • Designing and Developing human Resource Programs
  • Communication in Human Resource Development
  • The Generational Dynamics in the Workplace
  • Strategic Human Resource Development
  • International and Cultural Differences in the Workplace
  • Workplace Diversity
  • Professional and Leadership Development
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Human Resource Program Evaluation

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology