Program Requirements

Learning outcomes

Graduates of Mercer’s Human Resources Administration and Development program will be equipped with the skills and competencies necessary to carry out essential human resources functions that benefit individuals and organizations. Organizations seek HR professionals who have strong competencies in administration. The need for talent development in private, state, and local agencies will continue to drive the need for HR professionals.

Program plan

Foundations in Major (30 hours)
HSRV 230 Introduction to Interpersonal Relations
HRAD 245 Introduction to Human Resources
HRAD 250 Introduction to Training and Development
HRAD 305 Assessment and Evaluation
ORGL 320 Human Behavior in Organizations
HRAD 325 Diversity in the Workplace
PSYC/SOCI 333 Social Psychology
COMM 350 Organizational Communication
ORGL 470 Organization Development and Change
HRAD 495 Capstone Experience

Choose one concentration (15 hours)
A. Administration
B. Training and Development

Total major requirements: 45 hours
General education: 39 hours
Electives: 36 hours
Total degree requirements: 120 hours