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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.


  Course Title

  Credit Hours

  LTLE  240

  Principles of Human Resource Development


  LTLE  245

  Leadership in Organizational Settings


LTLE 370

Instructional Technology


  LTLE  380

  Occupational Task Analysis


  LTLE  480

  Learning in Adulthood


  LTLE  485

  Development of Materials and Programs


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



Contact Mr. Randy Snow, Program Coordinator