The HRD minor 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.
The minimum requirement for a minor in human resource development is 18 credit hours.