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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Human Resources Development, B.S.

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College of Technology  > Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences  > Human Resources Development, B.S.

The Human Resources Development program is designed to enable program graduates to:

  1. facilitate sustainable change in diverse organizations and
  2. to create individual and organizational transformations through training, organization development, and career development.

Students examine e-learning tools, adult learning theories, instructional strategies, and facilitation and evaluation techniques. Students completing the program will understand instructional design strategies, their application, and appropriate evaluation procedures.

Human Resources Development

University Core (Texas Common Course Number)

Core Communication (6 semester hours)

Core Mathematics (6 semester hours)

  • Core Mathematics - this program has specified math (see below)
  • Core Math/Reasoning (IDO) - this program has specified math (see below)

Core American History (6 semester hours)

Core Government/Political Science (6 semester hours)

Core Language, Philosophy & Culture (3 semester hours)

Core Creative Arts (3 semester hours)

Core Life & Physical Sciences (6 semester hours)

Core Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 semester hours)

  • Core Social & Behavioral Sciences - this program has specified science (see below)

Core Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) (3 semester hours)

  • Core Writing in the Disciplines - this program has specified WID (see below)

Undergraduate Bachelor of Science Requirement

  • 6 semester hours MATH courses
  • 6 semester hours Formal Science

Courses required for program that also fullfill core categories:

Mathematics and BS Special Requirements:

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Writing in the Disciplines

Program Requirements:

Computer Literacy

Human Resources Development Major Requirements

Professional Studies Area of Specialization or Minor:

Minor approved course work (15 credit hours)

See academic advisor for approval of a 15 hour content block that addresses your career goals.

Electives: 12 SCH Minimum

Students must have minimum 2.00 in major.

Major GPA will be calculated based on the major requirements and the professional studies area or minor.

  • 2.00 minimum cumulative grade point average in courses attempted at the University of Houston.
  • 36 of the credit hours must be advanced (junior or senior level).
  • Final residency - The last 30 semester hours to be applied toward a bachelor’s degree must be taken in residence at UH.
  • 9 advanced credit hours in department of major in residence at UH
  • 120 credit hours required for this degree.
  • Limit of 66 credit hours of lower-level (1000 and 2000 level) transfer credit toward an undergraduate degree at the University of Houston.
  • Students may use no more than two credit hours in physical education activity courses.
  • Students must satisfy TSI to graduate.

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