Human Resources Development Major

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Program Outcomes:
Students in Human Resources Development are prepared to work effectively as professionals whose focus is helping organizations maximize the investment made in employees. The Notre Dame graduate will possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and understand the Human Resource professional’s role in working with the organization’s management team and be able to carry out the functions of job analysis and design, recruitment, selection, orientation, performance appraisal, and compensation. Students educated in the liberal arts tradition will think critically, analyze complex processes, evaluate important issues, and work collaboratively in a team setting.

All students take a core of courses in the fields of Business Administration and Human Resources Development.

Selected Business Administration Core (32 Credits)
BU 155 Accounting Principles I
BU 156 Accounting Principles II
BU 240 Management Principles
BU 425 Project Management 
BU 473 Business Law I
BU 395 or 495 Cooperative Education
EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics
EC 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 
IS 260 Computer Decision-Making Applications
MA/EC 221 Statistics I

Human Resources Development Core (30 Credits) 
BU 235 Management Information Systems
BU 300 Principles of Supervision 
BU 341 Human Resources Management 
BU 345 Organizational Behavior
BU 355 Compensation and Benefits 
BU 436 Labor Relations
PY 201 General Psychology
PY 385 Tests and Measurements
SO 305 Minority Groups 
CA 201 Interpersonal Communication
SO 425 Conflict Management

Recommended Coursework:
BU 388 Business Ethics
PH 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Communications course

A communication course such as:
CA 201 Interpersonal Communication
CA 374 Presentation Techniques
CA 376 Intercultural Communication
CA 380 Organizational Communication  


September 2

Faculty Ice Cream Social

3:00 PM
Wednesday September 2, 3:00pm
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E.g., 09/02/15