Human Resource Development

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The Department of Technology and Workforce Learning offers a Human Resource Minor, which is open to all Pittsburg State University students. The focus of this program is developing individuals to work in the area of workforce development through training and other types of interventions. Courses approved for this minor have objectives that range from meeting specific skills and knowledge needed to work in the human resource environment to courses that will benefit all individuals entering the workforce. All of the course for this minor are available online with several courses also offered in the classroom. Students are encouraged not to wait until the end of the studies to begin taking the courses required for the Human Resource Minor, as not all courses are available every semester.
For more information, contact Ms. Kristina Lewis; Instructor and Program Director in the Department of Technology and Workforce Learning.

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  • About Minor
  • Career Options

Courses Approved for the Human Resource Minor:

HRD 575 Instructional Media in HRD
HRD 596 Intro. to Human Resource Dev.
HRD 597 Organizational Staffing
HRD 598 Talent Management
HRD 630 Employee and Labor Relations
TM 390 Trade and Job Analysis
TM 520 Leadership
TM 555 Diversity
TM 606 Industrial Supervision
TM  653 Workforce Prep
TM 679 Presentation Skills


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About Technology and Workforce Learning Department

The Department of Technology and Workforce Learning includes several undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Programs of study include two-year associate and certificate programs as well as several undergraduate degree programs in the Electrical Technology, Workforce Development, Vocational Teacher Education, Technology and Engineering Education, and Wood Technology.  Graduate programs in Career and Technical Education, Technology, and Human Resource Development are also available.  In addition, one post-graduate program in Workforce Development and Education (Ed.S) is also available.

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