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Students following this path will develop a 46 hour technical core in consultation with a faculty advisor.
The curriculum in human resource education is offered with an area of concentration in human resource leadership and development. This program of courses is available to prepare students for training and development careers in business, industry, and government. Students graduating from this program typically pursue careers in training and development, human resource development, training administration and consulting, classroom instruction, management development, career development, and technical training. This program emphasizes the application of education methodologies in the workplace and the unique needs of business, industry, and government.
This path includes study in principles of adult education, principles of training and development, instructional design methodologies, training delivery, administration of training programs, educational psychology, and workplace learning. Emphasis is placed on developing training professionals who have a variety of methodologies and skills to be able to respond to the diverse needs of the modern workplace. Students are also expected to develop a content specialization outside the training core as part of their program of study. The path includes sufficient flexibility for students to tailor the program to fit their career objectives as exhibited by the development of a 46-hour technical core in consultation with a faculty advisor.
Students interested in this area should contact the school prior to admission.
Master’s and doctoral programs also are available. For additional information, see “The Graduate School ” section or contact the School of Human Resource Education & Workforce Development.
The School of Human Resource Education & Workforce Development is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and is a member of the University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education, a national consortium of leading research universities.
Admission into the School of Human Resource Education & Workforce Development for the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Education
Students are eligible for admission to the school in accordance with admission and retention requirements prescribed by the College of Human Sciences and Education.
Students wishing to enter the School of Human Resource Education & Workforce Development Bachelor of Science degree program in Human Resource Education must satisfy the following minimum requirements:
- 24 earned semester hours with a 2.2 cumulative and LSU GPA;
- English proficiency – advanced placement in credit for, or grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001 (ENGL 1004 );
- General Education Math proficiency – advanced placement in credit for, or grade of “C” or better in MATH 1021 or higher