Minor in Human Resource Development (18 credit hours)
The Minor in Human Resource Development allows students to combine their interests in psychology, business, communications, social services, education, political science, interdisciplinary studies, or technical training with study in the field of Adult Training/Human Resource Development. The minor in Human Resource Development focuses on the development of skills important for practitioners in adult learning or employee training.
General Education - Distributive Learning Requirements
|General Education Distribution Area||Cr. Hrs.|
|Fine Arts (FA)* |
2 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: Art, CMT (Mass Media or Theatre), Music (includes Dance).
|Humanities (HU)* |
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: CMT (Communication), English, Linguistics. Philosophy, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Cultures, (Note: No more than two foreign language courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.)
Behavioral/Social Sciences (SB)*
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: African & African American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Justice Studies, Latino & Latin American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
Natural Sciences (NS and NSL)**
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study; one course must have a laboratory component (NSL): Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics (Note: If an FYE ANTH that counts as Natural Science is taken, only one Biology course may be used for Natural Science).
Math/Quantitative Reasoning (MA)
1 Math course, that has intermediate Algebra as prerequisite OR is a course listed on the General Education Distributive Learning List of Approved Courses. Any 3 hour college level math course, beyond Intermediate Algebra, meets this requirement.
|At least 3|
Majors in Fine Arts, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences, may waive up to 6 credit hours of General Education requirements in the corresponding distribution area.
Majors in Natural Sciences may waive up to 9 credit hours of General Education requirements in the Natural Sciences distribution area.
Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements
Minor in Human Resource Development requirements
|HRD-300||Principles And Practices In Human Resource Development||3|
|HRD-301||Adult Teaching/Learning Process||3|
|HRD-310||Instructional Techniques And Technology||3|
|HRD-320||Dynamics Of Working With Groups And Individuals||3|
|The following courses may be selected as well as other courses with the approval of the Human Resource Development advisor.|
|Computer Utilization In Human Resource Development|
|Designing Instruction In Human Resource Development|
|Writing Intensive Program:Communication In Human Resource Development|
|Computer-Based Training 1|
|Instructional Media In Human Resource Development 1|
Requires admission to COE