Minors Snapshot - Human Resource Development
The HRD minor is an 18-credit hour program that is technically oriented, and places particular emphasis on the skills necessary to develop and implement professional development materials and programs. This program complements most undergraduate majors--it was designed to provide students from a wide variety of content disciplines the competencies needed to become a trainer, have enhanced career ladder opportunities, interpret and use research, develop conceptual, interpersonal, and technical leadership skills, and work with diverse populations.
Opportunities for HRD minors include development of the following:
- job-specific skills in instructional delivery.
- curricular programs and materials.
- cognitive skills in problem-solving and critical thinking.
- program administration skills.
Offering Academic Unit: Department of Learning, Technology and Leadership Education
Academic Unit Website: http://www.jmu.edu/coe/ltle/undergradhrd.shtml
Undergraduate Catalog Website: http://www.jmu.edu/catalog/12/programs/education/ltle.html#hrd