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Human Resource Development

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource with a concentration in Development prepares students to help improve the effectiveness of organizations by developing employees’ knowledge, skills, abilities, and performance. Employee development is almost universally recognized as a strategic tool for an organization's continuing growth, productivity, and ability to retain valuable employees. Therefore, the need for training and development specialists/professionals remains very relevant in 21st Century organizations. The BS in Human Resource with Concentration in Development program at Limestone University is academically aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management. Therefore, the curriculum content is defined by guidelines provided by SHRM to enable students to develop the necessary competencies. As the program is academically aligned with SHRM, students in their final year will have eligibility to register for the SHRM-Certified Professional Examinations.

Human Resource Development Online Degree Program

The Human Resources Training and Development degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.

Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.

As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.

Related Occupations

Graduates of the BS in HR with a concentration in HR can work in positions such as Training and Development Administrator, Learning and Development Specialist, Talent Development Consultant, Learning and Development Manager, Training and Organizational Development Specialist to mention but a few.

Fast Facts

  • SHRM Academically Aligned, senior students eligible to register for the SHRM-CP Exams
  • Most instructors are Certified Professionals in HRM.
  • The curriculum helps you develop SHRM Body of Competence & Knowledge.
  • Study options include Day and Online.

Explore Experiental Major Map

saints mapsUse this map to help plan and guide your experience at Limestone. Each student’s experience is unique so please keep in mind the activities outlined in this map are suggestions and can be tailored to you! Always consult with your advisors whenever possible for new opportunities and updates.

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (51 credit hours)
  4. A mathematics course from MA115 or 116 (3 credit hours)
  5. Additional Business or Human Resource Management courses from BA220, 315, EC207, FI312, MG318, 323, 350, MK300, or any additional HR course (9 credit hours)
  6. Training and Development elective courses from CS202, HR201, 303, 450, or 490 (9 credit hours)

* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)

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