The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development (HRD) is designed for students who have an interest in Human Resource Development in both the private sector and public sector. The degree is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to succeed in a variety of roles in human resource development for business, industry and education. As defined by the HRD faculty at Texas A&M University, HRD is the process of improving learning and performance in individual, group, and organization contexts through domains of expertise such as lifelong learning, career development, training and development, and organization development.
A strong internship program provides the graduate with direct experience in the development and management of human resource development skills in a real work environment. These internships are designed to match the background and work interests of the students. The degree allows for a wide range of potential employment and accommodation to a diverse education professional experience.
Four Year Course Plan
Students graduating from this program will be expected to develop the following skills and competencies:
What kind of jobs will a graduate be qualified to fill?
Potential placements for graduates in Human Resource Development include: