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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.

  Required
  Courses

  Course Title

  Credit Hours

  LTLE  240

  Principles of Human Resource Development

  3

  LTLE  245

  Leadership in Organizational Settings

  3

LTLE 370

Instructional Technology

3

  LTLE  380

  Occupational Task Analysis

  3

  LTLE  480

  Learning in Adulthood

  3

  LTLE  485

  Development of Materials and Programs

  3

Helpful Links

Program and Course Descriptions

HRD Minor Handbook, 2013-14

Student Projects - Instructional Videos in EDUC370, Spring '09

Educational Technology Media Center

Education Support Center

Career and Academic Planning

Learning Resource Centers

 

 

For more information contact

HRD@jmu.edu

 

Questions?

Contact Mr. Randy Snow, Program Coordinator

snowrs@jmu.edu